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Conor Berry

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Springfield, Massachusetts
Crime and Breaking News Reporter — The Republican (Springfield, MA)
Covers:  crime, politics, municipal government, media matters, breaking news, social media, urban issues and scary animals
Doesn't Cover: chess, tennis, golf

Reporter for The Republican @masslivenews 413-386-5442 ☘️cberry@repub.com.

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Biography

Reporter for The Republican & MassLive.com, one of New England's largest media outlets. Former staff writer for The Cape Cod Times, The Berkshire Eagle and The East Hampton Star. Former freelance writer for Newsday, KPMG, Long Island Magazine and BostonNOW.

I'm a veteran print reporter who's...

Are we entering the era of the crackhead politician? Not likely, though evidence suggests voter t...

Are we entering the era of the crackhead politician? Not likely, though evidence suggests voter t...

Arizona sheriff Paul Babeu, originally from Western Mass., resigns from Mitt Romney's Arizona cam...

Arizona sheriff Paul Babeu, originally from Western Mass., resigns from Mitt Romney's Arizona cam...

Brimfield family says local conservation officials unfairly scrutinizing post-tornado cleanup act...

Brimfield family says local conservation officials unfairly scrutinizing post-tornado cleanup act...

Bill Pepin's quest to build retirement home in Hampden derailed by alleged turtle spotting near h...

Bill Pepin's quest to build retirement home in Hampden derailed by alleged turtle spotting near h...

11-year-old girl shot, wounded while waiting to buy new Air Jordan sneakers at Springfield's Walm...

11-year-old girl shot, wounded while waiting to buy new Air Jordan sneakers at Springfield's Walm...

Blind people + guns = danger, according to some advocates for the visually impaired and law enfor...

Blind people + guns = danger, according to some advocates for the visually impaired and law enfor...

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Nov 16, 2017

Rep. Tom Petrolati: East Street Bridge linking Ludlow to Wilbraham to reopen Nov. 17  http://s.masslive.com/k0t5d4E 

Nov 16, 2017

RT @CBerry413: 'No First Time' heroin prevention program coming to West Springfield High School  http://s.masslive.com/Od7w5aH ,…

Nov 16, 2017

Do you recognize this alleged thief? Agawam police want to hear from you  http://s.masslive.com/Yy1a56T 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter for The Long Beach Herald, Long Beach, N.Y.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Sure. Both electric and manual.

How is social media changing news?

It's drastically expedited the creation and dissemination of news. Accuracy and good writing have suffered, and that's just not write. Ha!