Craig Garnett

Craig Garnett has written a weekly editorial and column for the Uvalde Leader-News since 1982, winning several dozen first place awards from the Texas Press Association and the South Texas Press Association. Garnett was born in Altus, Oklahoma, and graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1975 with a BA in...

Paul Lambert

Paul Lambert is a sophomore at Franklin Pierce University and directs the school’s political reporting arm, PoliticsFitzU. He has been published in the Boston Herald, made appearances on WMUR, and created news packages for NBC10 Boston. Lambert also broadcasts sporting events for...

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...

Tiffany Tan

| CONVENTION HOME | REGISTRATION | PROGRAM | SPEAKERS | SPONSORS | HOTEL RESERVATIONS | Tiffany Tan is a VTDigger reporter covering southern Vermont, substance use disorder and the criminal justice system. She previously reported on the police and courts for the Bennington Banner (Vermont). Before that, she held a similar beat at the Rapid City Journal...

Leslie Garrett

Convention Home | Register for Event | Program | Hotel Reservations | Sponsors Yankee Quill Luncheon | Hall of Fame Dinner Leslie Garrett is a journalist who has covered the environment for 20 years, she is currently the Editorial Director of Bluedot Living. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, the Washington Post, Good Housekeeping, and more. She is the author...

Timothy Dwyer

| CONVENTION HOME | REGISTRATION | PROGRAM | SPEAKERS | SPONSORS | HOTEL RESERVATIONS | Timothy Dwyer is the president & publisher of The Day. Dwyer began his career at The Boston Globe while a student at Northeastern University. Upon graduating from Northeastern with a degree in...

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...
Thank you again to those that participated in the New England Better Newspaper Competition! The competition was quite strong and included 2,000 entries this year. Notifications of award winners were sent a few weeks ago. If you have any questions, please contact Linda Conway at l.conway@nenpa.com. The awards will be presented...

Judith Meyer

Judith Meyer is executive editor of the Sun Journal, Kennebec Journal, the Morning Sentinel, and six weekly newspapers owned by the Sun Media Group. A journalist since 1990 and former editorial page editor for the Sun Journal, she was named Maine’s Journalist of the Year...

Allie Ginwala

| CONVENTION HOME | REGISTRATION | PROGRAM | SPEAKERS | SPONSORS | HOTEL RESERVATIONS | Allie Ginwala has been the audience engagement editor for the Concord Monitor since March 2021. She manages the opinion section and oversees various community and audience engagement initiatives including the Monitor's reader advisory board, annual Impact Report, the News for Your Neighbor...