About The Norwalk Daily Voice

The Norwalk Daily Voice informs your community with local, relevant and timely news delivered on the web and your mobile device. Our local reporters - supported by a team of experienced editors - deliver your news, sports, events and most importantly - your voice.

Editorial Team

Tom Renner

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.

Casey Donahue

Originally from Pennsylvania, Casey graduated from Fairfield University with a major in journalism and a minor in political science. He has covered several towns in Fairfield County since 2010. 

Karen Tensa

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.

Andrea Graziano

Andrea Graziano was a reporter for the Journal News in Rockland and Westchester counties for eight years, covering everything from schools to immigration to breaking news. Prior to that she worked at a chain of weekly newspapers on Long Island's North Shore and as a freelance writer for Yankees Magazine. She has a Master's Degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. When not working, she enjoys reading, running and spending as much time as possible with her husband and two sons.

Joe Lombardi

Joe Lombardi, managing editor and director of media initiatives, returned to Daily Voice in September, 2013 after serving as a sports editorial consultant here from August 2011 through January 2012.

Lombardi has spent much of his professional career as an award-winning newsroom manager, writer and editor who has worked at major websites, television networks, newspapers, magazines and radio stations and as a book author.

The New York City native and Irvington High School graduate is also an innovative entrepreneur who is a team leader, team builder and multimedia, multi-platform professional.

He has been actively involved in web publishing for such sites as Yahoo’s rivals.com, CBS’s MaxPreps.com, NBA.com, SLAMonline.com, InsideLacrosse.com, LoHud.com, MSGVarsity.com and LaxLessons.com. In addition, he also has expertise in marketing, public relations and social media.

Joe Jenkins

Joe Jenkins is a reporter who has worked for various publications including the Poughkeepsie Journal and the New York Daily News. He Graduated from the University at Buffalo in 2003 and received his master's degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in 2012. Joe is also a contributing columnist and analyst for various online sports publications.

Frank MacEachern

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.

Alesha Hanson

Alesha Hanson is a graduate of Pace University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. Alesha has knowledge in marketing, promotions and social media.  Alesha worked at WFAS Radio as a marketing and promotions intern and as a social media marketing intern for SHARE: Self-Help for Women with Breast and Ovarian Cancer. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, listening to music and hanging out with friends and family. 

Jeanne Muchnick

Jeanne Muchnick’s editorial career has spanned multi-media platforms and topics, from baby advice for Parents to travel finds for family.com to human interest features for The New York Times to lifestyle insights for prevention.com. She has been a Senior Editor at top national women’s magazines including Woman’s World and Woman’s Day and was instrumental in the launch of Gannett's InTown, Rockland and Putnam magazines. When she’s not writing or editing, you can find her relaxing at the beach with a good paperback.

Community Advisor

Elizabeth Stocker

Currently working for the City of Norwalk, as economic developer, Elizabeth’s focus is on local business development. Elizabeth is a life-long resident of CT, holds a BS in natural resources conservation from UConn and a Masters in Urban Planning from NYU. Elizabeth is a certified urban planner and is the immediate past President of the CT Economic Development Association (CEDAS) and Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Housatonic Industrial Development Corp. (HIDC) in Danbury, CT.

Carlos Reinoso

Carlos Reinoso, Jr . is the director of the Mid-Fairfield Substance Coalition, which serves Norwalk, Weston, Westport and Wilton.

Erin Herring

Erin E. Herring was born and raised in Norwalk, and after completing high school at Norwalk High, she went on to get her bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences/Marketing at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT. Erin is currently the Assistant City Clerk for the City of Norwalk, formally City Clerk, and has worked for the city since 2011. Prior to her position in City Hall, Erin had a long, successful career in Medical Education. During her tenure at City Hall, Erin has successfully completed a course in Emergency Management which took place in Texas last year, and is a member of the Emergency Management Team, as well as completing the Citizens Police Academy course. A former member of the Board of Education, all of these accomplishments have given her a keen perspective on the city of Norwalk and what it really takes to make it tick. Erin was appointed as the Veterans Liaison for the City of Norwalk, and continues to work with veterans and their families to provide accurate, helpful information about housing, employment, education and medical care, among other things. She is finishing up a project which entailed having an addendum produced for the Veterans Wall of Fame just outside City Hall to honor those who have given valiantly and selflessly, and will be starting a new venture with the American Legion Hall in the fall. Erin lives in Norwalk, CT with her husband and has 3 children, 2 of whom are students at UCONN and 1 at Norwalk High School. She is a dedicated “Band Mom”, a mentor for the Norwalk Mentoring Program and an active advocate for the American Heart Association.