Spring 2010

Brittany Abery is a Master’s Candidate in Broadcast Journalism at Boston University, and has reported for television, print and the Internet. Currently, she reports for the Attleboro Sun Chronicle and the Hampshire Daily Gazette and provides multimedia content to 12 newspapers statewide through the Boston University Statehouse Program. She has held internships in Special Projects at WHDH-TV (Channel 7) in Boston, Massachusetts and in News at WCSH-TV (Channel 6) in Portland, Maine. She is a graduate of Bowdoin College, where she majored in Government and Legal Studies, specializing in International Relations. As an undergraduate, she produced and directed ‘Hype,’ a political, social, and  music-related talk show on the Bowdoin Cable Network. She spent a year at the University of Edinburgh, in Scotland, studying African politics and Asian history. Her primary reporting interests are campaigns and elections, the Indian economy, governance in South Africa and Zimbabwe and U.S. military strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan. Contact: britpehl@gmail.com

Amanda Fakhreddine is an undergraduate journalism student at Boston University. She currently is a Statehouse Correspondent for the Quincy Patriot Ledger. She has interned with Spare Change News and the Improper Bostonian Magazine, and has written for Spare Change NewsThe Improper Bostonian, Examiner.com, and Boston24.com. You can read some more of her work, including published clips at http://afakhreddine.wordpress.com/.

Aviva Gat is a senior at Boston University double majoring in journalism and religion.  She has previously written for the South End News in Boston and The Easy Reader in Los Angeles.  She is now a Statehouse correspondent for The Lowell Sun.

Victoria Klarfeld is a journalism graduate student at Boston University. She has worked as a staff writer for the Brookline TAB and the West Roxbury Transcript. She currently works for the Quincy Patriot Ledger covering the Statehouse.

Laura Krantz is a senior at Boston University, studying journalism and comparative religion. She has written for the South End News, boston24.com, and now writes for the MetroWest Daily News as part of the Boston University State House Program. To read more work by Laura, please go to http://laurakrantz.wordpress.com/.

Antoinette Jenna Pizzi is a senior broadcast journalism major at Boston University. She is currently a contributing reporter for the Cape Cod Times and provides content for 12 newspapers in Massachusetts through the Boston University Statehouse Program. Jenna has studied abroad in Sydney, Australia where she worked for “A Current Affair,” a national current affairs program. She worked at the Daily Free Press, Boston University’s independent student newspaper, for three years as city desk staff and features editor. She has interned at WTBU, Boston University’s student radio station.

Jen Judson has worked as an intern reporter for the New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University. She is the Statehouse correspondent for MetroWest Daily News. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Kenyon College in 2004 and majored in pre-modern European history. She holds an American Bar Association Certificate in Paralegal Studies. She worked at various Washington, DC law firms prior to attending graduate school at Boston University. To view some of Jen Judson’s work, please visit her website http://www.jenjudson.blogspot.com

Greg Kwasnik is a graduate journalism student at Boston University. He has written for the Roslindale Transcript, the West Roxbury Transcript, the Allston-Brighton TabAMC Outdoors magazine, and BU Parent magazine. He is currently covering the Statehouse beat for the Milford Daily News.

Justin Meisinger is a correspondent for the Attleboro Sun Chronicle and the Daily Hampshire Gazette. He has interned at the IDG News Servicein Boston and previously worked for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Matthew Kaplan is an undergraduate journalism student at Boston University. He has worked for The Powderhouse and FasterLouder, and his work has appeared in the Worcester Telegram and Gazette. Matthew will be a correspondent for the Daily News Tribune.

Sarah Favot, Contact: sarah.favot@gmail.com

Shaunna Gately, Contact: ShaunnaAnn@gmail.com

Caroline Hailey, Contact: caroline.hailey@gmail.com

Jason Marder, Contact: jasonmarder@gmail.com

Sarah Tann, Contact: sarahjoytann@gmail.com

Kevin Schwartz, Contact: kevin.schwartz1@gmail.com