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John Cheves: Reynolds Center presenter

John Cheves, reporter, Lexington Herald-Leader

John Cheves

John Cheves is an investigative reporter at the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader, with a focus on government watchdog stories that track how taxpayer money is spent.

He previously worked in the Herald-Leader’s Washington bureau and its statehouse bureau. His projects include a nationally published 2006 series, “The McConnell Machine,” examining $220 million in political donations collected by U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and the favors that McConnell did for his biggest donors.

Cheves is a 1993 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.


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The Reynolds Center, created through generous grants from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation of Las Vegas and operated by ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, is dedicated to improving the quality of business and economics coverage through training programs for business reporters and editors.

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