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Alissa Smith grew up in Fairfield and was educated in the Fairfield public schools. After high school, she moved to Pennsylvania to attend Ursinus College for English Literature. She has spent time volunteering in India and Morocco as well as around Fairfield County when she’s here. She earned a masters in International Journalism from City University London and has worked covering statehouse politics in Virginia and Wisconsin. She is thrilled to be back home and working in Fairfield County. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Originally from Pennsylvania, Casey graduated from Fairfield University with a major in journalism and a minor in political science. He has covered Darien and other towns in Fairfield County since 2010. He recently turned his reporting attention to Port Chester, Rye and Harrison.
Originally from Canada, Frank started his journalism in his native country before moving to Fairfield County a decade ago where he continued his career. He is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia and of University of King's College in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Greg Canuel grew up in Bridgeport, and attended school in Fairfield for 13 years, first at Our Lady of Assumption and later at Fairfield Prep. This is his first full-time job, and he's thrilled to be covering Fairfield County.
Karen has lived and worked in Connecticut for more than two decades. Her professional experience includes more than a decade of work as the news editor at The Advocate in Stamford and reporting and editing stints on the staff of The Hartford Courant, among others. She is dedicated to local news, winter sports and reading nonfiction books.
No one knows local sports quite like Tom Renner, The Daily Voice's Sports Editor. For 22 years, he covered the field for The Stamford Advocate. He's been in Fairfield County since 1987.
Before coming to work for The Daily Voice, Vanessa worked as a freelance reporter for the Valley Independent Sentinel, an online-only news site covering Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour and Shelton. Prior to that, she interned at The New Haven Register as a reporter, covering a variety of news and human interest stories in New Haven County. Vanessa graduated Magna Cum Laude from Southern Connecticut State University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. During her tenure, she worked as a reporter and editor for the university newspaper.