NEFAI 2013




Institute Program (.pdf)

Twitter #NEFAI2013 Archive (via Storify)

About the New England First Amendment Institute

Journalists from a variety of media and all six New England states will gather in Dedham, Mass., Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 to learn the latest investigative and database reporting techniques and public records access skills.

The fellows chosen for this, the New England First Amendment Coalition’s third annual Institute, reflect today’s diverse news media and come from daily and weekly newspapers, television and radio stations and online publications.

“The interest shown in joining this year’s class was very gratifying,” said Rosanna Cavanagh, NEFAC’s executive director. “The strength of the candidates made the selection process very difficult. They and their organizations feel strongly about the mission  NEFAC was created to advance — the people’s right to know that their elected and appointed officials are honoring the public’s trust.”

Application Materials (Closed)

NEFAI 2013 News


  • Maggie Gordon, Hearst Connecticut Newspapers
  • Tina Detelj, WTNH
  • David Iversen, WTNH
  • Alec Johnson, Republican-American
  • Jessica Glenza, The Register Citizen
  • Viktoria Sundqvist, The Middletown Press
  • Jenna Carlesso, The Courant
  • Lisa Backus, The Bristol Press


  • David Harry, The Forecaster
  • Matthew Curren, WGME


  • Schuyler Velasco, The Christian Science Monitor
  • Doug Fraser, Cape Cod Times
  • Neal Simpson, The Patriot Ledger
  • Joshua Miller, The Boston Globe
  • Wes Lowery, The Boston Globe
  • Neena Pathak, The Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism
  • Shawn Musgrave, MuckRock

New Hampshire

  • Todd Bookman, New Hampshire Public Radio
  • Christopher Garofolo, Eagle Times
  • Sarah Brubeck, Valley News
  • Kaitlin Mulhere, Keene Sentinel
  • Kathryn Marchocki, New Hampshire Union Leader

Rhode Island

  • Mark Reynolds, The Providence Journal
  • Bill Malinowski, The Providence Journal


  • Nathan Burgess, Stowe Reporter
  • Jennifer Reading, WCAX
  • Olga Peters, The Commons


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