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Paul Barbetta, Group Publisher


Helen Bennett Harvey, Executive Editor for Connecticut

Email Helen at hbennett@newhavenregister.com or follow her on Twitter at @newsgirlct

Viktoria Sundqvist, Breaking News Editor

Viktoria Sundqvist, formerly the managing editor of Central Connecticut for Digital First Media’s Connecticut papers, now oversees breaking news content for The Register Citizen, The Middletown Press, the New Haven Register and associated weekly publications. Contact Viktoria at 860-685-9130 or vsundqvist@registercitizen.com or follow her on Twitter at @vsundqvist and @ctfoi.

Emily M. Olson, Community Editor

Emily M. Olson works as community editor for The Register Citizen, Middletown Press and New Haven Register. She oversees day-to-day production of The Register Citizen and previously worked as managing editor and was the founding editor of the Foothills Media Group weeklies. She was previously editor of the former Litchfield Enquirer and was a contributing editor and reporter for the New Milford Times and Litchfield County Times. She is also a former adjunct professor at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury. She lives in New Milford with her husband Ken Fisher.

Emily can be reached at 860-294-0152, or eolson@registercitizen.com. Click here to follow her on Twitter.

Catherine Guarnieri, Assistant Editor and Reporter

Catherine Guarnieri has been with Digital First Media as a page designer and copy editor. She is now a reporter and assistant editor with oversight of The Litchfield County Times and the West Hartford News. Contact her for feature ideas and events at cguarnieri@registercitizen.com or at 860-294-0157.

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Ben Lambert, Staff Reporter

Ben Lambert is a staff reporter who covers Torrington and Winsted city and town government, schools and general features. He joined The Register Citizen in March 2015 and has worked for MassLive.com and New England Public Radio. He is a UMass Amherst graduate and is from South Hadley, Massachusetts. Ben can be reached at 860-294-0155 or wlambert@registercitizen.com. Follow him on Twitter @WLambertRC.

Ronnie Vasko, Advertising Sales Representative

Ronnie was born and raised in Torrington, and currently resides in town. She attended NCCC. She was an Account Executive at The Register Citizen from 1978-1995, an Account Executive at the Hartford Courant from 1995-2009, and has been an Advertising Sales Representative at the Register Citizen since 2009.

Ronnie can be reached at 860-294-0144 or rvasko@registercitizen.com.


Howard Hassan, Multi Media Sales Executive

Howard Hassan Multi Media Sales Executive, Foothills Media Group, towns covered are Thomaston, Terryville, Avon, Canton, Granby and Simsbury area. Howard may be reached at Foothills Media Group, 59 Field Street, Torrington, CT 06790, by phone at 860-294-0139 or email at hhassan@registercitizen.com