Jessica Pasko, 29, has been working as a breaking news reporter for the Santa Cruz Sentinel since August 2011. Her primary coverage includes crime, courts and schools. Pasko graduated from SUNY New Paltz in 2005 with a major in journalism and a minor in English. She also worked as managing editor […]

  Sean T. McMann, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., is an award-winning sports reporter at the Poughkeepsie Journal, where he has been working for the past 12 years. He has won numerous awards for his work at the Journal, including the New York State Publishers Association’s award for best sports writing several […]

Sarah Bradshaw has been working at the Poughkeepsie Journal since 2003. She began as a business reporter, but received the title of investigative reporter last year. The Journal was the first job she took after graduating from SUNY New Paltz with a journalism degree.  The most important story that she has worked on was when […]

Rob Gavin, 41, from Staten Island, N.Y., has worked at the Albany Times Union since 2005. Gavin covers courts and legal affairs. He graduated from SUNY New Paltz in 1994, majoring in journalism. Gavin worked for the Staten Island Advance for eight years, and covered police for three years. At […]

Roberto Cruz, 23, has worked at the Poughkeepsie Journal since December 2012 after completing an internship at the Legislative Gazette in Albany. He is a general assignment reporter. In the several months since graduating, Cruz has covered a recent hostage situation in Poughkeepsie and an enterprise story about the flu. […]