Michelle Breidenbach covers state government for The Post-Standard
Syracuse, NY. She has also been the political writer and the Oneida Indian Nation reporter since she joined the paper in 1997. She covered local governments for the Medina County Gazette
and The News-Herald
, both in her home state of Ohio. She graduated in 1994 from Kent State University. She is married to the photographer Willson Cummer. They live in Fayetteville, NY.