M. E. Sprengelmeyer
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Michael E. Sprengelmeyer (who uses the byline M.E. Sprengelmeyer) is an American newspaper reporter. For the Rocky Mountain News, he covered the Iraq War and the 2008 US presidential campaign. At the time the Rocky closed (February 2009), he was its Washington, D.C. correspondent.
Sprengelmeyer obtained his degree from Northwestern University in 1989.
Outside from reporting, he was once a Wrigley Field usher, accordion player, and played in a band called "News Hole". Michael Sprengelmeyer became "M.E." twenty years ago when he realized that his full name would not fit in a column width.
- Sprengelmeyer, M.E. "Back Roads to the White House". Rocky Mountain News. Retrieved November 2, 2009.
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- Sprengelmeyer, M.E. (December 16, 2006). "Sure it's a big suit to fill, but I'm just the man for the job". Rocky Mountain News. Archived from the original on October 15, 2009. Retrieved November 2, 2009.
- Foreman, Tom (May 17, 2010). "Building Up America: Newspaper survives when others fail". CNN. Retrieved April 29, 2011.
- Higgs Nenad, Deena (February 17, 2011). "Extra, Extra, Read All About It". Editor and Publisher. Retrieved April 29, 2011.