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Jodi Reed

WWLP-TV

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Jodi covers state politics for WWLP with a focus on western Massachusetts news. She formerly interned for the Senate Finance Committee in New Hampshire and the Governor's Press Office in Massachusetts.

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Craig Sandler

State House News Service

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Craig started his career at SHNS, which he now manages. He served as State House reporter for the TAB Newspapers and as political reporter for the Sun of Lowell. He also founded a sister company on the same model — News Service Florida — and curates the Massachusetts Political Almanac.

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Amy Sokolow

Boston Herald

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Amy joined the Herald's State House Bureau in 2021 after reporting for the Lowell Sun. She's also written for Stat and The Jewish Journal, and graduated in 2020 from Northwestern University's Medill School graduate program.

Steph Solis

MassLive

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Steph covers state politics, immigration, gaming, and more for MassLive. She was previously with the USA Today Network.

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Steve Brown

WBUR Radio

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Steve started reporting from the State House during the Gov. King administration in 1979, and he's been with WBUR since 2003. He has also worked for WBZ-TV, WLVI-TV, and WMJX/WMEX.

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Mike Deehan

WGBH Radio

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Deehan covers state government policy and politics. Before 'GBH, he spent seven years as a multimedia reporter for the State House News Service.

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Sam Doran

State House News Service

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Sam has been with SHNS since 2015. He previously worked as a data editor for sister publication The Massachusetts Political Almanac, and is an alumnus of WERS-FM.

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Lisa Kashinsky

Politico Massachusetts

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Lisa started with Politico in 2021 as author of the Massachusetts Playbook newsletter. She previously covered the State House and City Hall for the Herald, and has also reported for the Eagle-Tribune and the Patriot Ledger.

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Katie Lannan

State House News Service

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Katie joined SHNS in 2015 after covering Elizabeth, N.J. for the (Newark) Star-Ledger and NJ.com. Formerly a reporter for The Sun of Lowell, she has also written for the New Hampshire Union Leader, Dig Boston, and Metro.

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Steve LeBlanc

Associated Press

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Steve is a Boston College alumnus and previously worked for the Middlesex News. He is president emeritus of the State House Press Association.

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Scot Lehigh

Boston Globe

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Scot is a columnist for the Globe's editorial/op-ed section. He's been with the Globe since the '80s, prior to which he was a State House reporter for the Boston Phoenix.

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Chris Lisinski

State House News Service

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Chris joined the News Service in January 2019. He previously worked for The Sun of Lowell, where he covered the crowded 3rd Congressional District race.

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Peter Lucas

The Sun of Lowell

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Lucas started as a State House reporter in March 1963 for the Boston Traveler. He has covered the State House for the Boston Traveler, then the Boston Herald, then the Boston Herald Traveler, the Globe, the Phoenix, the Herald American, the Herald again, and the Lowell Sun.

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Victoria McGrane

Boston Globe

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Victoria comes to the State House from the Globe's Washington, D.C. bureau, where she covered the 2016 presidential election. She got her start at The Keene Sentinel, and has also worked for the Wall Street Journal and Politico.

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Matt Murphy

State House News Service

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Matt is associate editor and senior reporter at SHNS. He spent eight years with the Lowell Sun and was their State House bureau chief. While at New York University, he was editor of the Washington Square News independent student paper.

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Michael P. Norton

State House News Service

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A lifelong Boston/South Shore resident, Mike has been the editor of SHNS since 1998. While he was managing editor of the Inquirer & Mirror on Nantucket (1995-1998), the paper got the Massachusetts Press Association's top general excellence award.

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Matt Stout

Boston Globe

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Matt was the Herald's State House reporter before joining the Globe in 2018. He previously covered courts and crime for The Enterprise of Brockton.

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Erin Tiernan

Boston Herald

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Erin moved to the State House in 2020 after covering Boston City Hall for the Herald. She previously covered Quincy City Hall for the Patriot Ledger and Boston politics for Metro Boston. She is a University of Rhode Island grad and got a taste for reporting covering her hometown of Jamestown, R.I.

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Chris Van Buskirk

State House News Service

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Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Chris was raised in Dallas, Texas and studied journalism at Emerson College. He's been working at SHNS since 2019, after a stint interning at the Telegram & Gazette.

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Christian Wade

North of Boston Media Group

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Christian has covered the State House since 2014 for the Eagle Tribune of Andover, Salem News, Newburyport News, and Gloucester Times. Prior to that, he worked for the Boston Globe, Newsday, United Press International, and Tampa Tribune covering state, national, and international in the U.S., the West Indies, China, and Europe.

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Colin A. Young

State House News Service

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Colin joined SHNS in 2015 from The Day of New London. A native of central Mass., Colin worked for the metro and editorial pages of the Boston Globe during college and shortly thereafter. While at Northeastern University, Colin was editor of the independent, student-run Huntington News.