Hindman’s experience shows through both as mayor and as a source

Friday, April 6, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 2:26 a.m. CDT, Saturday, July 19, 2008

I’ll always remember when my editor told me I’d be covering the mayor’s campaign for re-election. I figured I must have been doing something right as a journalist. Within an hour, I’d feverishly dreamt up my future as a political journalist. By 2012, I told myself, I’d be covering the presidential elections. This was a big deal.