Phone 256-4247
E-mail greg.ruland@gjsentinel.com

Greg Ruland

Business and health reporter

Job description

Greg joined the Sentinel news team on July 15, 2013. He reports on the latest medical technologies and keeps track of businesses in the Grand Valley.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in History, Mesa College
Juris Doctor, University of Oregon

Bio

I am a Western Slope Colorado native, born and raised in Grand Junction. My hands were stained with ink before I could vote. I started in journalism at age of 15 as a reporter for Kids Ink,  a weekly insert in the Rocky Mountain News. I wrote obituaries and the police blotter at the Colorado Springs Sun before attending college. I edited the Western State College newspaper, Top O’ the World, before transferring to Mesa and becoming a father.

Then things got off track. I practiced law first as a commercial litigator and then as associate general counsel for a medical malpractice insurance company. I operated a small bookstore with my mother in Sedona, Ariz.

Things finally got back on track when I returned to newspapers first as a sports reporter, then as a news editor and eventually as managing editor for three sister community newspapers located in Sedona, Cottonwood and Camp Verde, Ariz.

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