Frank Mungeam

Convention Home | Register for Event | Program | Hotel Reservations | Sponsors Yankee Quill Luncheon | Hall of Fame Dinner Frank Mungeam is Chief Innovation Officer for the Local Media Association, which works with over 3,000 local media brands (newspapers, TV stations, radio stations, digital news sites & more), as well as several hundred R&D partners in the industry. LMA’s...

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...

Kristen Nevious

Convention Home | Register for Event | Program | Hotel Reservations | Sponsors Yankee Quill Luncheon | Hall of Fame Dinner From the first time she met him, Marlin Fitzwater has said that he wanted the Center to be more than a name on a building, and that was her cue. In the summer of 2002, only a couple of months after...
‘The people who I have found to be the sharpest and most interesting are people who have moved around a lot ... Conversely the people who have been the worst to work with are people who went to one place and stayed there. I think you take a job...

Kevin L. McCrudden

Kevin L. McCrudden is an international author, speaker and the only motivational and leadership speaker in American history to ever have a day of recognition passed by The United States Congress and New York State. He is the founder of National Motivation...

Kimberly Kirchner

Kimberly Kirchner is Editor of The Herbalist, a quarterly magazine covering cannabis news and culture in Western Massachusetts published by New England Newspapers Inc. Between issues, she serves as Special Sections Editor for the company’s four newspapers, overseeing content creation, design and...

Tara Cleary

Tara Cleary, Social Media Marketing Manager for the New England Newspaper & Press Association 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....

Heidi Flood

Heidi Flood is Strategic Lead, Partnerships & Outreach for Boston Globe Media. Flood researches, develops and drives opportunities for the Globe to work in partnership with nonprofits, foundations and other organizations to support public service journalism initiatives. Prior to joining the Globe, Flood worked at Bain Capital, where she managed several of the firm's...

Maggie Farley

Maggie Farley, Google News Lab, Teaching Fellow teaches journalists tech tools to help them thrive in the digital age. She was a foreign correspondent for the Los Angeles Times for 14 years based in Asia and then covered the U.N. in New...
This year 600 newspaper professionals turned out for the 2019 New England Newspaper Convention. The two-day event was packed with expert speakers, training sessions, awards celebrations, Casino Night and a gripping interview with keynote speaker Jason Rezaian. Congratulations to our award winners and thank you to all the speakers and...