Helen began leading the New Haven Register newsroom in 2014, previously working as the newspaper’s social media editor and state editor. She specializes in multimedia news reporting and is currently a journalism instructor at Southern Connecticut State University, where she has taught for more than seven years. Helen has received several honors for her work, including recognition by the Society of Professional Journalists for her newsreporting. Prior to her career in journalism, Helen worked as a clerk for the Transportation Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly. Helen joins the NEFAC Board of Directors, having previously served on the coalition’s Advisory Board.