Jennifer Almquist, Arts Editor
Matt Caputo, Sports Writer
Douglas P. Clement, Contributing Editor
Rand Richards Cooper
Reynaldo Cruz Diaz
Andy Thibault, Editor & Publisher
Bob Thiesfield, Photographer
James Valentino, Art Director---
Ralph Nader, Founder
Jennifer Almquist, arts editor, studied photography at NYU and filmmaking at the Sundance Film Institute. She is former owner of the Almquist Gallery in New Preston and an independent writer and photographer. Reach her at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Matt Caputo, sports writer: My journalism career began in 2003 and since then my byline has appeared in The New York Times, New York Daily News, Men’s Journal, Connecticut Magazine, The Hockey News, Bleacher Report, and Maxim. I’m a former editor for SLAM magazine and The Rockaway Wave, a 130-year-old newspaper in Rockaway Beach, New York.
Contributing Editor Douglas P. Clement is the principal of Boardwalk Media + Communications, a digital content, marketing, and branding venture in Connecticut. Previously Senior Editor and Digital Editor of Connecticut Magazine, and Executive Editor of The Litchfield County Times publishing group, he was named national Editor of the Year for North America by a leading journalism industry group in 2005, won the nation’s top award for lifestyle journalism from the University of Missouri School of Journalism seven times, and has covered arts, culture, design and theater regionally for The New York Times. Reach him at: email@example.com https://twitter.com/DouglasPClement
Rand Richards Cooper has published in The New Yorker, Harper’s, GQ, Esquire, The Atlantic, and in Best American Food Writing. A longtime contributor to Bon Appétit and a former restaurant critic for the New York Times, Rand lives in Hartford with his family. He is the restaurant critic for the Hartford Courant and is a critic and essayist for Commonweal Magazine.
Reporter Liz Dupont-Diehl has worked throughout Connecticut for nonprofits focusing on workforce development, homelessness, and human services, with a focus on positive systems change. She has also worked as a reporter and opinion writer for the Journal Inquirer, CT News Junkie and other outlets including The Regional Standard of Colchester. She is the Associate Director of the CT Citizen Action Group. Reach her at: firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/lddiehl
Reporter Nancy Gottfried is a former editorial producer and writer at Good Morning America, Today Show, MSNBC, Fox TV, and executive producer at the ABC Radio Networks. She has written extensively for print, most recently the Hartford Courant and Hartford Magazine. Reach her at: email@example.com
Susan Hansen is a freelance writer and editor specializing in law and business stories and a new resident of Winsted. Her articles have appeared in newspapers and magazines, including Bloomberg Business Week, American Lawyer, the New York Times, Columbia Journalism Review and Inc.
Erik Ofgang is the co-author of “The Good Vices: From Beer to Sex, The Surprising Truth About What’s Actually Good For You," the author of "Buzzed: Where to Enjoy the Best Craft Beverages in New England" and "Gillette Castle: A History." The former senior writer at Connecticut Magazine, his work has appeared in the Washington Post, Atlantic, Thrillist, and Associated Press. He also teaches in WCSU’s MFA in Creative and Professional Writing Program. Reach him at: firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/erikofgang
Serena Piervincenzi is a senior at The University of New Haven. She is graduating in May with a B.A. in Communications, concentration in Journalism and a minor in Visual Art. She has been a contributing writer for The University of New Haven’s Charger bulletin. She has also been the department head of Media Arts, at Appel Farm Arts camp, teaching youngsters about media. Reach her at: email@example.com
Bob Thiesfield. Born in Queens, NY, Bob spent his early years in Haiti until his family was forced to flee from the regime of Francois (Papa Doc) Duvalier. He served in Vietnam and attended the Germain School of Photography in Manhattan on his return. After more than 25 years as a freelance photographer, Thiesfield’s work is represented in corporate and private collections. His company is H. Robert Thiesfield, Photographer, in Rocky Hill. Reach him at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Art Director James Valentino is the owner of James Roberts Creative, Newington, for 14 years. UConn graphic design grad. Former Art Director, CT Law Tribune. To see how my solutions get results, visit www.jamesrobertcreative.com and subscribe to my e-Newsletter.
Ralph Nader, founder. first made headlines as a young lawyer in 1965 with his book “Unsafe at Any Speed,” a scathing indictment that lambasted the auto industry for producing unsafe vehicles. The book led to congressional hearings and the passage of a series of life-saving automobile safety laws in 1966. In his career as consumer advocate, he founded many organizations in diverse areas, including the American Museum of Tort Law in Winsted – the first law museum in America. In 2006 he was cited by The Atlantic as one of the one hundred most influential figures in American history.