Meet NEFAC’s 2022 New England First Amendment Institute Journalism Fellows

Reporters From Across Region to Attend 12th Annual Program at Northeastern University

CONTACT Justin Silverman | 774.244.2365 |

The New England First Amendment Coalition is pleased to announce the incoming class of fellows for its 2022 New England First Amendment Institute.

Now in its 12th year, the institute provides support and training for New England journalists and gives them the tools they need to become more accomplished investigative reporters, well-versed in the freedom of information laws that govern today’s difficult reporting landscape.

The institute — provided at no cost to those who attend — is Oct. 23-25 and features many of the country’s elite reporters, editors and media attorneys. Keynote speakers include Sewell Chan of the Texas Tribuneand Mark Walker of The New York Times.

This year’s institute is made possible by the generosity of Northeastern University, the Academy of New England Journalists, the Rhode Island Foundation and Boston University.

Other supporters of NEFAC include Hearst Connecticut Media GroupThe Boston Globe, Paul and Ann Sagan, The Robertson Foundation, WBUR-BostonSociety of Professional Journalists Foundation, Genie Gannett for the First Amendment Museum, Linda Pizzuti Henry, Connecticut Public and GBH-Boston.

NEFAI 2022 Fellows

All fellows pictured left to right by state.

NEFAC was formed in 2006 to advance and protect the Five Freedoms of the First Amendment, including the principle of the public’s right to know. We’re a broad-based organization of people who believe in the power of an informed democratic society. Our members include lawyers, journalists, historians, academics and private citizens.

Our coalition is funded through contributions made by those who value the First Amendment and who strive to keep government accountable. Please make a donation here.

Leadership Circle donors include the Rhode Island Foundation, Hearst Connecticut Media Group, The Boston Globe, Paul and Ann Sagan, and the Robertson Foundation. Major Supporters include Boston University, the Academy of New England Journalists, the Society of Professional Journalists Foundation, Genie Gannett for the First Amendment Museum, Linda Pizzuti Henry, Connecticut Public and GBH-Boston.