Lynn Hulsey

Lynn Hulsey is an investigative and political reporter who has worked at the Dayton Daily News since 1995.She has written about chemical dangers, secrecy at publicly-funded development groups, flawed public pension systems, abuse of government contract set-aside programs and fraudulent social service providers.She has won awards from the Associated Press, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Ohio Newspaper Women’s Association, the Best of Cox Award and the Education Writers Association’s National Awards for Education Reporting.A native of the Dayton area, Hulsey graduated from the University of Dayton and lives in Montgomery County.

Latest from Lynn Hulsey

The Path Forward: Training programs seek to bridge skills gap
 Finding workers for the jobs of today and tomorrow means attacking the skills gap along a wide front. That means training 17-year-olds like Jaeden Crowe, who is working as an apprentice for Shook Construction, while he takes construction trade classes in Kettering Fairmont High School’s Career Technology program. It means retraining...

Posted: 4 hours ago

Finding workers for the jobs of today and tomorrow means attacking the skills gap along a wide front. That means training 17-year-olds like Jaeden Crowe, who is working as an apprentice for Shook Construction, while he takes construction trade classes in Kettering Fairmont High School’s Career Technology program. It means retraining...
Tips for landing your dream job
 So how do you apply for a job in today’s world? Lesson number one: Don’t show up at the crack of dawn at the job site with your freshly typed resume in hand. “Applying is really an online process now,” said Jason Eckert, director of the University of Dayton Career Services Office. “The odds of human contact are...

Posted: 4 hours ago

So how do you apply for a job in today’s world? Lesson number one: Don’t show up at the crack of dawn at the job site with your freshly typed resume in hand. “Applying is really an online process now,” said Jason Eckert, director of the University of Dayton Career Services Office. “The odds of human contact are...
Economic forum: Water, universities among Dayton’s key strengths
 The Dayton region can improve its economic vibrancy by improving cooperation across jurisdictions and capitalizing on its strengths, such as its large supply of clean groundwater and multiple universities and colleges, according to people who attended a Sunday town hall on the economy held at the main Dayton Metro Library. The region will...

Posted: 17 hours ago

The Dayton region can improve its economic vibrancy by improving cooperation across jurisdictions and capitalizing on its strengths, such as its large supply of clean groundwater and multiple universities and colleges, according to people who attended a Sunday town hall on the economy held at the main Dayton Metro Library. The region will...
What skills are being sought by Dayton businesses
 Sit down with any group of local business leaders and you can bet the conversation will turn to the “skills gap” and the difficulty companies have finding the right worker for jobs. “There is a talent shortage,” said Joanie Krein, vice president-market manager for Manpower of Dayton Inc. “Manufacturing in Dayton...

Posted: a day ago

Sit down with any group of local business leaders and you can bet the conversation will turn to the “skills gap” and the difficulty companies have finding the right worker for jobs. “There is a talent shortage,” said Joanie Krein, vice president-market manager for Manpower of Dayton Inc. “Manufacturing in Dayton...
Jobs expert: ‘This is going to be an epidemic’
 As advances in technology require a higher level of skill among workers, there is growing concern that this region is at a critical crossroads in its ability to compete for jobs. “More people are starting to realize now that this is going to be an epidemic,” said Nick Weldy, superintendent and chief executive of the Miami Valley...

Posted: a day ago

As advances in technology require a higher level of skill among workers, there is growing concern that this region is at a critical crossroads in its ability to compete for jobs. “More people are starting to realize now that this is going to be an epidemic,” said Nick Weldy, superintendent and chief executive of the Miami Valley...
Here is your chance to speak out about the economy
 The U.S. Census numbers released last week offered a grim reminder of the task facing this region. Middle-class income has recovered from the Great Recession in many parts of the country — and even parts of Ohio are seeing major growth — but this region is still lagging behind. Median household income when adjusted for inflation...

Posted: 7 days ago

The U.S. Census numbers released last week offered a grim reminder of the task facing this region. Middle-class income has recovered from the Great Recession in many parts of the country — and even parts of Ohio are seeing major growth — but this region is still lagging behind. Median household income when adjusted for inflation...
John McCain gave one of his biggest speeches in Dayton area
 U.S. Sen. John McCain, who died on Saturday, made the Dayton area central to his presidential run in 2008. McCain, R-Arizona, chose Wright State University in Fairborn as the place he introduced Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to the world. Standing onstage at Wright State’s Nutter Center on Aug. 29, 2008 - his 72nd birthday -  McCain...

Posted: 29 days ago

U.S. Sen. John McCain, who died on Saturday, made the Dayton area central to his presidential run in 2008. McCain, R-Arizona, chose Wright State University in Fairborn as the place he introduced Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to the world. Standing onstage at Wright State’s Nutter Center on Aug. 29, 2008 - his 72nd birthday -  McCain...
We asked readers how to fix Dayton’s economy. This is what they told us.
 The nation’s economic recovery is driving down unemployment and and making life better for some people in the Dayton region. But many are left out of the economic recovery, as wages stagnate and thousands cannot find a job or are working in low-paying part-time jobs because they can’t find full-time work. The Dayton Daily News...

10:00 AM Friday, Aug. 10, 2018

The nation’s economic recovery is driving down unemployment and and making life better for some people in the Dayton region. But many are left out of the economic recovery, as wages stagnate and thousands cannot find a job or are working in low-paying part-time jobs because they can’t find full-time work. The Dayton Daily News...
7 things to know about Dayton’s economy
 The economy is in its ninth year of recovery and there are want ads posted for job openings all over the place. Employers say they are having a hard time finding workers and many are calling for more skills training. Critics say that employers would be able to fill jobs if they offered better pay and benefits. Here are 7 things we learned...

10:00 AM Thursday, Aug. 09, 2018

The economy is in its ninth year of recovery and there are want ads posted for job openings all over the place. Employers say they are having a hard time finding workers and many are calling for more skills training. Critics say that employers would be able to fill jobs if they offered better pay and benefits. Here are 7 things we learned...
Meet the 66 top employers in the Dayton region. How big are they?
 The desire to make this community the best it can possibly be is what drove the Dayton Daily News to launch The Path Forward, which is a focused effort on finding solutions to the region’s most important problems. One of those major issues is the economy. Part of the solution is leveraging what is working, and there are plenty...

10:20 AM Wednesday, Aug. 08, 2018

The desire to make this community the best it can possibly be is what drove the Dayton Daily News to launch The Path Forward, which is a focused effort on finding solutions to the region’s most important problems. One of those major issues is the economy. Part of the solution is leveraging what is working, and there are plenty...
Burnishing Dayton’s image could bring new businesses
 Here’s what area experts say about the state of the economy in the Dayton region. Cassie Barlow, chief operating officer of the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE): “Think about the power of all of our Miami Valley region counties coming together to attract (jobs) and doing it together. That’s one area...

10:00 AM Wednesday, Aug. 08, 2018

Here’s what area experts say about the state of the economy in the Dayton region. Cassie Barlow, chief operating officer of the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE): “Think about the power of all of our Miami Valley region counties coming together to attract (jobs) and doing it together. That’s one area...