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James Packard

Content Producer

James is Denver-raised, and proud of it. A mile high wasn't good, enough, apparently, because he started flying planes at age 14 and never stopped. He often still thinks he'll grow up to be a pilot. James studied journalism at The University of Missouri. He's traveled all over the world, including stops to study in Morocco and France. He's a passionate reader, actor (both stage and film) and purchaser of plane tickets. Most of all, he loves interesting stories, so if you have a good one, reach out.

  Recent Work
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens
Metropolitan Police Department, City of St. LouisU.S.

Missouri Governor Arrested, Indicted On Felony Charge

Fred Guttenberg confronts Sen. Marco Rubio

'Pathetically Weak': Florida Shooting Victim's Father Confronts Rubio

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel
Getty ImagesU.S.

Deputies Start Carrying Rifles In Schools In Broward County, Florida

Strikes in Eastern Ghouta
CNN/Damascus Media CenterWorld

Nearly 200 Civilians Killed By Regime Airstrikes In Damascus Suburb

Rachel Crooks
Getty ImagesU.S.

Woman Accusing Trump Of Sexual Assault Wants The Tape To Prove It

Hawaii Emergency Management Agency
Hawaii Emergency Management AgencyU.S.

Hawaii Isn't Ready For A Real Missile Threat, Says State Report

Pennsylvania State Capitol
Pennsylvania House of RepresentativesPolitics

Pennsylvania's New Congressional Map Isn't Going Over Great With Some

New Pennsylvania congressional map
Pennsylvania Supreme CourtPolitics

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Redraws Congressional Districts

Florida school shooting mourners at a vigil for the victims of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting
Getty ImagesU.S.

Survivors Of The Florida School Shooting Plan A March On Washington

Victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
CNN, Facebook, GoFundMeU.S.

These Are The Victims Of The Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting

Candied snack

American 'Chinese' Food Is Not At All What Chinese People Actually Eat

Former President Barack Obama
Getty ImagesPolitics

No, President Trump Didn't Cancel Obama Center Funding

Westerville Police Officers Eric Joering, left, and Anthony Morelli

2 Ohio Officers Killed During Suspected Domestic Violence Call

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Getty ImagesWorld

Israel Says It's Not Changing Syria Strategy After Plane Goes Down

U.S. Capitol building
Getty ImagesPolitics

Government Runs Out Of Cash, Shuts Down For The Second Time In 2018

Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez
Federal Bureau of InvestigationPolitics

FBI: No Evidence Border Patrol Agent's Death Was A Homicide

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Getty ImagesWorld

Russia May Have Been Involved In An Attack On US Forces In Syria

Operation Inherent Resolve In Syria
U.S. Department of DefenseWorld

US Attacks Pro-Assad Forces In Syria, Escalating Tensions

Steve Wynn
Getty ImagesPolitics

Former RNC Finance Chair Steve Wynn Resigns As Head Of Wynn Resorts

President Donald Trump
Getty ImagesPolitics

At Trump's Direction, The Pentagon Is Brainstorming A Military Parade

U.S. Capitol building
Getty ImagesPolitics

House Passes Short-Term Spending Bill, But It's A Hard Sell In Senate

Wall Street sign
Getty ImagesBusiness

Dow Jones Regains Some Losses, Closes Up More Than 500 Points

Eagles Players Celebrate
Getty ImagesSports

Eagles Upset Patriots In Their First-ever Super Bowl Win

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein
Getty ImagesPolitics

White House: Rosenstein Will Stay On As Deputy Attorney General

Floor of The New York Stock Exchange
Getty ImagesBusiness

The Dow Just Had An Awful Week — But That Doesn't Mean Crisis

Rep. Adam Schiff
Getty ImagesPolitics

Democrats Have A Memo, Too; The White House Seems Open To Its Release

The White House
Getty ImagesPolitics

The White House Brings Back Petitions Site, Promises To Answer Them

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
Getty ImagesWorld

Officials: Syria Might Be Making New Chemical Weapons

Theewaterskloof Dam
City of Cape TownWorld

Cape Town Further Restricts Water Usage As Supply Runs Low

U.S. President Donald Trump
Getty ImagesPolitics

White House: Trump Is OK With Controversial FBI Memo Release