Charles St. Amand joined Suffolk University’s Communication & Journalism Department as its Practitioner in Residence in July 2018 after working 31 years in community journalism, most recently as editor of the Sentinel & Enterprise in Fitchburg, Mass. A 1986 graduate of Suffolk University, he began teaching journalism part time at Suffolk, his alma mater, in 2000. He is vice president of the New England Society of News Editors’ Board of Governors.