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,...

Jay Rosen

Convention Home | Register for Event | Program | Hotel Reservations | SponsorsYankee Quill Luncheon | Hall of Fame Dinner Jay Rosen has been teaching journalism at New York University since 1986. He is the author of PressThink, a blog about journalism and its ordeals (www.pressthink.org), which he introduced in September 2003. In 1999, Yale University Press...
Two sets of awards for the 2019 New England Better Newspaper Competition were given out during the 2020 New England Newspaper Convention, held Feb. 7-8, 2020 in Boston. On Feb. 7 the award winners in the Advertising, Marketing and Promotion categories were presented during a casino themed...

John Voket

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 Newtown and Sandy Hook, CT. In his tenure with “The...

Olivia Belanger

Olivia Belanger is an award-winning journalist, currently working as the health solutions reporter for The Keene Sentinel's Monadnock Region Health Reporting Lab. Before joining The Sentinel in 2019, she was the health, education, and nonprofit reporter for The Watertown Daily Times in Watertown, N.Y. A 2018 graduate of Keene...

Ethan Genter

| CONVENTION HOME | REGISTRATION | PROGRAM | SPEAKERS | SPONSORS | HOTEL RESERVATIONS | Ethan Genter is the news editor at the Vineyard Gazette. He has covered local government, the fishing industry, and tourism in coastal New England since 2014.

Robert C. Holt lll

I served as a photojournalist at the St Louis Post-Dispatch for 20 years. For 15 of those years I was director of photography and Asst managing editor for technology. I am a five-time Pulitzer Nominee for photojournalism - lost all those times making me a 5-time loser. I left the...

Janine Weisman

Janine Weisman has been an adjunct professor and journalism faculty adviser to the student newspaper at Roger Williams University since 2013. She is an independent journalist after having spent 25 years at The Newport Daily News, including 13 years as editor of...

Sarah D. Collins

Collins is a Brown Institute Magic Grant recipient, journalist, and documentary filmmaker currently working at HealthDay News. She just wrapped up her documentary about an after-school circus program in Trenton and has been researching the right to be forgotten in American newsrooms....
The annual New England Newspaper Convention will be held May 1-6, 2023. We’ll be shaking things up a bit this year with a new location and schedule. To be sensitive to everyone’s time—we’re offering several virtual sessions May 1-4 and presenting the in-person workshops, roundtable discussions, trade show, and celebratory...