Convention 2018

The winners and the audience at the New England First Amendment Coalition’s awards luncheon Friday, Feb. 23, are shown above, clockwise from top left: Todd Wallack, an investigative reporter with The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team, who received the Michael Donoghue Freedom of Information Award; Jane Mayer, a writer for...
2018 NENPA Winter Convention Bettering journalists’ abilities to cover disabilities of others By Kaitlyn Mangelinkx Bulletin Correspondent John Voket, associate editor of The Newtown (Conn.) Bee, received a mass email note last year to U.S. journalists that sparked an idea to help fellow journalists. The note read, in part: “Fully one in five people (56...
Jason Rezaian served as Tehran bureau chief for the Washington Post and is now an opinion writer for the paper and contributor to CNN. He was taken into custody by Iranian authorities in 2014 and charged with espionage. He was detained at Evin Prison in Tehran served 544 days...

Report or help?

Report or help? When, how to help in an on-scene crisis By Rebekah Patton Bulletin Correspondent Crises across the country and across the globe remain too present in today’s news coverage. Whether the story is about school gun violence or other mass-casualty incidents, forest fires, or hurricanes, the...

Paul Pronovost

Paul Pronovost is the Executive Editor of the Cape Cod Media Group, which includes the Cape Cod Times, CapeCodTimes.com, CapeCodOnline.com, PrimeTime Cape Cod,  The Cape Codder, Provincetown Banner, The Register, Sandwich Broadsider, Bourne Courier and The Bulletin. Cape Cod Media Group papers have been the NENPA Newspaper of the Year...

Tara Cleary

Tara Cleary is passionate about digital media and design. She brings this passion and 20 years experience working in advertising at media companies to small and medium sized businesses to consult on digital and social media strategies. Tara specializes in website analytics, social media strategy, evaluation of clients overall...

Brian Hallenbeck

As a business writer for The Day of New London, Conn., Brian Hallenbeck has covered gaming since 2009, a beat dominated by southeastern Connecticut’s two casinos, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, and the sovereign Indian tribes that respectively own and operate them, the Mashantucket Pequots and the Mohegans. Combined, the...

Greg Swanson

Greg has led his own companies, directed digital advertising sales at major media chains, co-founded one of the nation’s largest travel guide companies, helped launch an alternative newsweekly and designed interactive kiosks for museums, universities, and IBM. Greg is one of the founding members of ITEGA (Information Trust Exchange...

NEFAC Awards Luncheon

Jane Mayer will receive the New England First Amendment Coalition‘s 2018 Stephen Hamblett First Amendment Award.  Mayer, a writer for The New Yorker since 1995, covers politics, culture, and national security for the magazine. Mayer is perhaps best known for her accountability journalism and her ability to expose the underpinnings...

Gregory V. Sullivan

Gregory V. Sullivan has served as General Counsel for the Union Leader Corporation for the past 34 years. He also currently serves on the New Hampshire Supreme Court’s Committee on the Judiciary and the Media, as well as the Committee for Public Access to Courts, and is President of...