Connecticut Public is among 164 newsrooms to receive support from Report for America (RFA) for two year-long reporting positions beginning next year. This grant will fund expanded reporting on and for underrepresented communities.
The fatal police shooting of Anthony Jose “Chulo” Vega Cruz after a traffic stop in Wethersfield, including the national attention and protests that followed, are examined in Collision Course, a half-hour TV documentary that kicks off Connecticut Public’s new investigative journalism project.
Connecticut Public announced it was the recipient of three national awards from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI) for outstanding programming and five regional EMMY Awards from a peer judging panel.
A new original documentary from Connecticut Public Television explores anxiety disorders and addresses new treatments that have proven effective.
Connecticut Public has appointed Jake Volcsko to the position of Vice President of Digital Operations. Volcsko will report directly to Connecticut Public President and Chief Executive Officer, Mark G. Contreras. Volcsko joins Connecticut Public from his position as General Manager of the Gatehouse Media Philadelphia Region.