Category Archives: News

Teutsch scholarship goes to two students

Gene Mazur, who serves as vice president of the Manchester Community College Foundation, reports that this semester’s Cliff Teutsch Journalism Scholarships were awarded to Kenneth Varghese and Thomas Manoj on May 26. This was the fund set up in honor of Cliff’s life and his enormous influence he had at The Hartford Courant and journalism [...]

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Felson Telling His Story At The Twain House Friday

Former Courant reporter Leonard Felson, who has been writing and getting his personal essays published of late, ventures into new territory¬†Friday, June 19. He is part of the lineup of storytellers at The MOuTH, a Moth-like event at The Mark Twain House & Museum. It’s hosted by WNPR producer and photographer Chion Wolf. The theme [...]

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Rinker Rides And Writes Again

Rinker Buck, the former longtime Courant staff writer, is not afraid to travel long distances for an uncertain reward. So on July 2 he will travel from northwestern Connecticut to Madison to talk about his new book, The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey. As most of Rinker’s friends in journalism know, he and his [...]

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Editor, One Size Fits All

The Courant is looking for a one-size-fits-all, multi-platform, news editor. Here is the text from a recent ad (sorry, guys, no more applications are being taken): The Hartford Courant is redefining what it means to be a frontline editor in a 21st century newsroom. We are looking for full-time news editors/page designers with demonstrated experience [...]

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