Professor Jay Rosen from New York University presented what he describes as a more engaging and people-centric form of election coverage known as the “citizens agenda” model during the second day of programming Saturday, April 30 at the NENPA convention in Boston.  Describing the problem that the citizens agenda model...
One of the biggest stories of our time is climate change and the struggle to reverse its human-caused effects. On April 30, 2022, during the NENPA Convention in Boston, five panelists sat down and discussed the issue of climate change and related reporting. Convention attendees heard from The Boston Globe’s...
On April 29, 2022, during the NENPA convention in Boston, attendees were introduced to the concept of Funding Journalism with Innovative News Labs and how they work to provide greater focus on specific communities and local issues that many news outlets overlook. The panel included Frank Mungeam, Chief Innovation Officer,...
On April 29, 2022, during the NENPA convention in Boston, the keynote session was presented by two top Boston Globe executives. Brian McGrory, editor, and Linda Pizzuti Henry, chief executive officer, sat down for an informal discussion with convention attendees. The pair did not prepare a formal presentation, instead they...
Attend sessions at the New England Newspaper Convention on April 29-30 in Boston and celebrate the achievements of Hall of Fame, Yankee Quill, and Better Newspaper Competition winners. The reduced hotel rate expires today April 22 and the deadlines to purchase tickets for all events are fast approaching. Convention Home | Register...

Brian McGrory

Convention Home | Register for Event | Program | Hotel Reservations | Sponsors Yankee Quill Luncheon | Hall of Fame Dinner Brian McGrory is the editor of The Boston Globe. A 27-year veteran of the Globe, he was previously a Metro columnist and associate editor. Born and raised in Boston and the region, he has also worked as the Globe’s Metro...

Nicco Mele

Convention Home | Register for Event | Program | Hotel Reservations | Sponsors Yankee Quill Luncheon | Hall of Fame Dinner Nicco Mele is a managing director at the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation. From 2016 to 2019, Nicco was the Director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. Nicco’s prior experience includes founding...

Roy Gutterman

Convention Home | Register for Event | Program | Hotel Reservations | Sponsors Yankee Quill Luncheon | Hall of Fame Dinner An expert on communications law and the First Amendment, Roy Gutterman is director of the Newhouse School's Tully Center for Free Speech. He is a graduate of the Newhouse School and the Syracuse University College of Law. Gutterman worked as a reporter for...

Robert Bertsche

Convention Home | Register for Event | Program | Hotel Reservations | Sponsors Yankee Quill Luncheon | Hall of Fame Dinner Robert A. Bertsche, a First Amendment and media litigator and counselor, holds up Klaris’s Boston location. A former journalist, Rob has earned a national reputation representing print and online magazines, newspapers, broadcasters, documentary filmmakers, and websites, including in their video,...

John Voket

Convention Home | Register for Event | Program | Hotel Reservations | Sponsors Yankee Quill Luncheon | Hall of Fame Dinner John Voket has primarily worked in journalism, broadcasting and communications all his life, holding positions as an Associated Press stringer; a reporter, designer and editor for numerous community papers in Connecticut; and is currently Editor of The Newtown Bee serving...