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Jacob Holley

Business Reporter

Jacob Holley, born in Pensacola, Florida, joined the Grand Forks Herald as its business reporter in June 2021. He earned a bachelor of science in sports media from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma, in 2020.

During college, Holley wrote for The O'Colly, the student newspaper on Oklahoma State's campus, as well as for the Stillwater News Press. He interned in the sports department at The Mountain Press in Sevierville, Tennessee, where he primarily covered the Tennessee Smokies — the AA baseball afiliate of the Chicago Cubs. He also worked as a reporter for the Guthrie News Leader after graduating college until joining the Grand Forks Herald.

Holley's beat at the Grand Forks Herald is broad and includes a variety of topics, including small business, national trends and more.

Readers can reach Holley at 850-712-8524or jholley@gfherald.com.Follow him on Twitter @JakeHolleyMedia.

Pronouns: He/Him
Languages: English

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