Journalist | Covers criminal justice @connpost | Tips: cattanasio@ctpost.com | New Mexico me educó; @middlebury & @natgeo educated me

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Biography

Multimedia breaking news and criminal justice reporter for Hearst Connecticut Media.

New Mexico born and raised. Speaks Spanish and Portuguese. Latin America, Europe watcher.

Alumnus: Middlebury College, LPC-UWC Hong Kong, National Geographic Society geography fellowship.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

My mother taught me to replace the ribbon in a one-room cabin in the Rocky Mountains.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Ender Wiggin, in Speaker for the Dead

Who do you wish followed you?

Awards

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2016 - Religion
SPJ-CT, Regional A -- 2nd place