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Jeremy Fugleberg

Editor, The Vault

Pronouns: He/Him | Language spoken: English

Jeremy Fugleberg is editor of The Vault for Forum Communications Co. and is a member of the company's Editorial Advisory Board.

  • The Vault: As editor of The Vault, Forum Communication Co.'s home for Midwest history, mystery, crime and culture, he leads a remote team of reporters who create written, audio and video stories and works with editors at the company's 20+ community news sites to source and generate local "Vault-type" stories of regional interest. He also supervises two podcasts: "Dakota Spotlight," an investigative true-crime podcast that is the company's most popular show (he co-produced Season 6), and "The Vault," which repurposes Vault articles into podcast episodes.
  • Editorial Advisory Board: As a member of the Editorial Advisory Board, he works to build trust with readers and viewers by inviting dialogue, soliciting and supporting diverse opinions and explaining editorial decisions.
  • Previous Roles: NewsMD editor: December 2021-September 2022, Forum News Service South Dakota state news editor: October 2020-December 2021, NewsMD regional health correspondent: August 2019-December 2021

Background: Fugleberg has worked as a reporter, editor and opinion writer at news outlets across the Midwest and West, including the Watertown Public Opinion, Rapid City Journal and Argus Leader in South Dakota, Casper Star-Tribune in Wyoming and Cincinnati Enquirer in Ohio. His coverage has included the energy industry in Wyoming, business and politics in South Dakota and presidential races and city changes in Ohio. He's also freelanced for a wide variety of publications and sites as a writer and social media coordinator.

A native of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Fugleberg was raised in Washington and North Dakota. He has a dual B.S. in journalism and political science from South Dakota State University, where he was editor of The Collegian student newspaper and was a Gilman Scholar at the American University in Cairo, Egypt, and an M.A. in international diplomacy and commerce from the University of Kentucky's Patterson School, during which he interned in Yemen with an organization that trains and equips women journalists.

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