Staff Directory

Michael Moses Michael Moses

Publisher

Phone: 413-585-3462
Michael Moses has nearly 30 years of experience in publishing having spent most of his career with media companies across New England. He started as a reporter and a copy editor before transitioning to marketing. He went on to hold various management roles, from Director to Publisher, with Thompson, New Mass Media, Journal Register Company, Community Newspaper Company, Herald Media, and most recently, as Chief Revenue Officer with Day Publishing.

Email: mmoses@gazettenet.com
 
 

Joan Livingston, Editor Joan Livingston

Editor-in-Chief

Phone: 413-772-0261 ext. 250
Joan Livingston is The Greenfield Recorder’s editor. She has worked in community journalism for over 30 years, starting as the Worthington correspondent for the Daily Hampshire Gazette. She worked for the Gazette as the hilltown reporter, a columnist and an editor. She lived for 11 years in Northern New Mexico, where she was the top editor for The Taos News, which earned national and state awards during her eight-year tenure. She returned to western Massachusetts, settling in Shelburne Falls. In her free time, she writes novels, including a mystery series set in the hilltowns of western Massachusetts.
Email: jlivingston@recorder.com
 

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Shelby Ashline Shelby-Ashline-2016-Franz.jpg

News Editor

Phone: 413-772-0261 ext. 270

Shelby Ashline became the Recorder Features editor in February 2018. As a reporter, she used to cover Northfield, Bernardston, Warwick and Leyden. She is a 2016 graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she studied Journalism and French. In her journalism career, she has written for the Massachusetts Daily Collegian, Amherst Wire, the Daily Hampshire Gazette, Western Mass Women Magazine and Beetle Press. Shelby is originally from Vermont and is also an avid horse enthusiast.

E-mail: sashline@recorder.com

 

Andy Castillo Andy Castillo

Features Editor and Digital Director

Phone: 413-772-0261, X 276

Andy Castillo is the Features Editor and Digital Director at the Greenfield Recorder. After traveling the world as a writer for GoNOMAD.com Travel, reporting for The Greenfield Recorder and Daily Hampshire Gazette for a time, he has returned to Recorder in an expanded capacity. As a teenager, Andy delivered the Gazette for a number of years. Later, while studying English at UMass Amherst, Andy sharpened his news writing pen at the university's student-run newspaper, The Massachusetts Daily Collegian, and simultaneously learned to meet deadlines by producing television newscasts with WWLP 22News.

E-mail: acastillo@recorder.com

Twitter:   @AndyCCastillo

 

 

Paul Franz

Paul Franz

Photography Editor

Phone: 413-772-0261 ext. 266

Paul has worked for the Recorder since 1989 and lived in Greenfield since 1999.

 

Jeff Lajoie Jeff Lajoie

Sports Editor

Phone: 413-772-0261 ext. 260

Jeff Lajoie began writing for The Recorder sports department in February 2017. Prior to that, he spent six years covering high school sports for Salmon Press publications in the Lake Winnipesaukee area of New Hampshire. A Holyoke native, Lajoie graduated from UMass with a bachelor's degree in sport management in 2008. He has spent time as a sports stringer for The Recorder since 2004.

Twitter:   @Jeff_Lajoie
 

Chris Harris Chris Harris

Supplements Editor

Phone: 413-772-0261 ext. 265

Chris Harris edits special sections for The Recorder, such as the Almanac, Summer and Fall Valley Guides, holiday and seasonal supplements and special projects publications. She also edits three niche publications distributed up and down the Pioneer Valley: Valley Kids, Going Green and Healthy Life. She also edits the Religion Page and fills in for the local and wire editors two nights a week. Harris graduated from Greenfield Community College and the University of Massachusetts and has worked at The Recorder since 2004.

Anita-Fritz.jpg Anita Fritz

Senior Reporter

Phone: 772-0261ext. 270
A Franklin County native, she previously covered the Greenfield beat for several years and did brief stints as Recorder features editor and Athol Daily News editor. She has also written for Yankee magazine and the Lawrence Eagle-Tribune.

Email: afritz@recorder.com
 
 

Dan LIttle

Dan Little

Photographer

Phone: 413-772-0261 ext. 273

Dan Little joined the Greenfield Recorder in August 2017. He previously interned at the Daily Hampshire Gazette.

 

David McLellan David McLellan

Reporter

Phone: 413-772-0261 ext. 268

David McLellan covers Orange, Wendell, and New Salem for The Recorder. He is a 2017 graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he studied journalism and Chinese. David has written for the Massachusetts Daily Collegian and the Daily Hampshire Gazette. A lifelong Massachusetts resident (besides 4 months in Beijing), David enjoys a good surface on which to skateboard or ski,  the Minnesota Vikings and learning about various nations' histories.

 

Max-Marcus.png Max Marcus

Reporter

Phone: 413-772-0261 ext. 261
Max Marcus covers Montague, Gill and Erving for The Recorder. He is a 2017 graduate of Rutgers University, where he studied English and linguistics. He has written for the Rutgers Daily Targum. The university’s undergraduate-run newspaper. He is a New Jersey native.

Email: mmarcus@recorder.com
 

Domenic-Poli-2016-Franz.png Dom Poli

Reporter

Phone: 413-772-0261 ext. 261
Dom Poli covers southern Franklin County. He has worked in sports and news in Brattleboro, Vt., in Athol and now for the Recorder. He lives in Greenfield with his wife, a Greenfield native, and graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he studied journalism.

Email: dpoli@recorder.com
 

Melina-Bourdeau-2018-Franz.png Melina Bourdeau

Reporter

Phone: 413-772-0261 ext 263
Melina Bourdeau covers Greenfield for the Recorder. She started her journalism career as a photographer but has worked as a reporter and photographer covering local news for weeklies in the Ware area before moving to daily news reporting for the Recorder. She is a graduated of Framingham State University.

Email: mbourdeau@recorder.com


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Phone: (413) 772-0261
Fax: (413) 772-2906

 

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