Dan Trujillo joins Clark County Today’s growing staff


Veteran reporter joins Clark County Today staff, bringing 20 years of area news experience

The team at Clark County Today continues to grow. 

Dan Trujillo
Dan Trujillo

For the second time in about seven months, Clark County Today is adding a new staff member. Dan Trujillo has been hired as a reporter and he brings 20 years of local experience to ClarkCountyToday.com. 

Trujillo worked at The Columbian Newspaper while earning a Bachelor of Arts in English from Washington State University Vancouver. He covered high school sports at the Camas-Washougal Post-Record for 12 years, and earned a Washington Newspapers Publishers Association Sports Writer of the Year award in 2017. He also covered community news, schools and sports for The Reflector Newspaper in 2018.  

“First, I am thrilled that Clark County Today continues to grow and expand its footprint as a news source for Clark County residents,’’ said Clark County Today Editor Ken Vance. “We are blessed to have the support of a growing number of loyal Clark County residents who appreciate our unbiased and objective approach to news coverage. Our growth and success is a direct result of a foundation built on the vision and support of our founder and owner David Madore, who strongly believes Clark County residents deserve a free and independent source for news.’’

In addition to Vance, Trujillo joins a staff at Clark County Today that includes Administrator Heidi Wetzler, Webmaster and Graphic Designer Andi Schwartz, Photographer/Videographer Mike Schultz and reporters Paul Valencia, Chris Brown, Jacob Granneman and John Ley.

“Paul Valencia and I worked with Dan Trujillo at The Columbian Newspaper 20 years ago,’’ Vance said. “Other members of our staff have known Dan and worked alongside him covering news stories in Clark County in recent years. Dan is an experienced, capable reporter and has also shown himself to be a consummate professional with a strong work ethic, character and integrity. I am thrilled that he is joining our talented team of skilled professionals.’’

Clark County Today offers free daily news content at ClarkCountyToday.com and also on its social media platforms. No subscription is ever required. On weekdays at 6 p.m., Clark County Today offers a daily video news update, entitled Clark County TODAY. Episodes are then archived and available for viewing thereafter.

“I am thrilled to join Clark County Today with a goal to discover great stories and tell them in ways they have never been told before,’’ Trujillo said.

Trujillo enjoys reading, writing, photography, hiking, and travelling with his wife Dr. Marlena Trujillo, a theatre educator.

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