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I'm Gavin Rozzi, a self-taught, independent investigative journalist whose work focuses on the intersection of money & politics in Ocean County, New Jersey, with a focus on public corruption.

Ocean County, which I am proud call my home, is the second largest and fastest growing county in state of New Jersey. Despite that, the media landscape here has been bleak. For years, corporate-owned mainstream outlets have shown their priority to be selling advertisements, rather than uncovering the stories that need to be told.

Since the established players were not doing the work that needed to be done, I stepped forward and began my next venture.

Fearless, Independent Reporting

I launched my website Ocean County Politics in February and the response from the community has been incredible from day one. With the help of my network of sources, I have turned the site into Ocean County's political news, opinion & discussion destination. In addition to being a platform for my reporting on the municipal and county-level government of Ocean County, we also offer reform-minded editorials, op-eds and letters to the editor submitted by citizens.

Speaking Truth To Power

What sets apart my work from others is that unlike the newspapers, I am not beholden to corporate advertisers, which can put the brakes on potentially damaging stories. The only people I am beholden to are the thousands of citizens that make use of my website on a daily basis. I have used the rapid growth of my online media outlet to speak truth to Ocean County's establishment, and I'm just getting started.

Here are just a few of the things I've uncovered in the past year:


Local newspaper drops story about Sheriff after outside political pressure
Mayor of Berkeley Township quietly sneaks 194% raise into budget passed at 10 a.m. special meeting
Leaked emails reveal Stafford Township mayor used Navy computer to run political campaigns
Questions remain after Little Egg Harbor official gets 90% tax assessment reduction
Ocean County political boss has nearly $1 million in unpaid federal income taxes

I have invested countless hours of time and monetary resources in obtaining video equipment, bandwidth, web hosting and related expenses that come along with running this operation, and I hope to be able to continue expanding / adding additional coverage. With your generous support, I can continue to set the agenda in Ocean County and keep bringing suppressed truths and hidden agendas to light with the help of my sources.

I believe this is the best platform to turn my reporting into a sustainable, long-term institution to serve the citizens of Ocean County with, and expand my coverage further.

Supporters who contribute any amount per month of their choosing can look forward to upcoming exclusive members-only ebooks, sneak peeks and extra features that I'll be able to add to the site. Thank you in advance!

I'm Gavin Rozzi, a self-taught, independent investigative journalist whose work focuses on the intersection of money & politics in Ocean County, New Jersey, with a focus on public corruption.

Ocean County, which I am proud call my home, is the second largest and fastest growing county in state of New Jersey. Despite that, the media landscape here has been bleak. For years, corporate-owned mainstream outlets have shown their priority to be selling advertisements, rather than uncovering the stories that need to be told.

Since the established players were not doing the work that needed to be done, I stepped forward and began my next venture.

Fearless, Independent Reporting

I launched my website Ocean County Politics in February and the response from the community has been incredible from day one. With the help of my network of sources, I have turned the site into Ocean County's political news, opinion & discussion destination. In addition to being a platform for my reporting on the municipal and county-level government of Ocean County, we also offer reform-minded editorials, op-eds and letters to the editor submitted by citizens.

Speaking Truth To Power

What sets apart my work from others is that unlike the newspapers, I am not beholden to corporate advertisers, which can put the brakes on potentially damaging stories. The only people I am beholden to are the thousands of citizens that make use of my website on a daily basis. I have used the rapid growth of my online media outlet to speak truth to Ocean County's establishment, and I'm just getting started.

Here are just a few of the things I've uncovered in the past year:


Local newspaper drops story about Sheriff after outside political pressure
Mayor of Berkeley Township quietly sneaks 194% raise into budget passed at 10 a.m. special meeting
Leaked emails reveal Stafford Township mayor used Navy computer to run political campaigns
Questions remain after Little Egg Harbor official gets 90% tax assessment reduction
Ocean County political boss has nearly $1 million in unpaid federal income taxes

I have invested countless hours of time and monetary resources in obtaining video equipment, bandwidth, web hosting and related expenses that come along with running this operation, and I hope to be able to continue expanding / adding additional coverage. With your generous support, I can continue to set the agenda in Ocean County and keep bringing suppressed truths and hidden agendas to light with the help of my sources.

I believe this is the best platform to turn my reporting into a sustainable, long-term institution to serve the citizens of Ocean County with, and expand my coverage further.

Supporters who contribute any amount per month of their choosing can look forward to upcoming exclusive members-only ebooks, sneak peeks and extra features that I'll be able to add to the site. Thank you in advance!

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