Elizabeth Casey

Elizabeth Casey is a digital media professional responsible for developing strategic publisher partnerships focused on driving revenue growth for partners through Teads’ solutions and services. Elizabeth is Director of Business Development at Teads, where she manages a talented team that heads publisher development in the US. Dedicated to building...

Journalism Awards

Key First-place Journalism Awards General Excellence   Larger Dailies Republican-American, Waterbury, Conn. Smaller Daily  Concord (N.H.) Monitor   Larger Weekly The Martha’s Vineyard Times, Vineyard Haven, Mass.   Smaller Weekly Mount Desert Islander, Bar Harbor, Maine   Specialty Publication  Providence (R.I.) Business News Weekly Reporter of the Year Dan MacAlpine *, Ipswich (Mass.) Chronicle   Daily Reporter of the Year Neil Simpson **, The Patriot Ledger, Quincy,...

Peter Goonan

Peter Goonan has been a journalist with The Republican, a daily newspaper in Springfield, Mass., since 1984, and also writes for MassLive.com. His beat includes coverage of the MGM Springfield casino located in Springfield, from its inception to its completion and ongoing operations. He has also covered related gaming issues...

Meg Heckman

Meg Heckman is an assistant professor of journalism at Northeastern University where she teaches graduate and undergraduate classes that support students in cultivating digitally relevant skills in verification, story craft and audience engagement. She is also the advisor for The Scope, a student-run startup devoted to telling stories of justice,...

Karen Bordeleau

Karen Bordeleau, retired executive editor of The Providence Journal, is an award-winning journalist who now teaches editing and reporting courses both in the United States and abroad. Bordeleau is the first woman in The Journal’s 187-year history to hold the title of senior vice president and executive editor. She is...

Featured Speaker: Jeff Haden

Every challenge is an opportunity, and I know that sounds like a cliché, but that’s where most new industries, or new companies, or new successes, come from. (It) is when someone picks a new challenge and says, “How do I do that differently than what other people are doing?”...

Charles St. Amand

Charles St. Amand is full-time practitioner in residence in the Communication and Journalism Department at Suffolk University, his alma mater. He also works part time as a Boston Herald copy editor. Previously he spent 31 years at local daily newspapers in Massachusetts, the last 7 1/2 as editor of...

Melanie Plenda

Melanie Plenda is an award-winning freelance journalist and the project manager for The Granite State News Collaborative. Her role with The Collaborative includes reporting, editing and coordinating coverage for the group's inaugural Granite Solutions project, building partnerships  and handling the day to day operations of the organization. Melanie's freelance  work has...
NENPA’s 2018 convention features a new site, lots of new ideas for innovation By Jess DeWitt Bulletin Staff One change for the annual New England Newspaper and Press Association winter convention this year was its location. It was held for the first time at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel in South Boston. But the more...

Reinig Morris

Forged in the trenches of media company sales organizations like Community Newspaper Holdings Incorporated, News of New England, Radiate Media and dozens more, Reinig Morris, Co-Founder of Friends2Follow has the know how and background to eloquently tackle any digital sales opportunity and turn it into an actionable clinic on...