Digital First Media is expanding its breaking news and digital news staff in Connecticut, hiring web producers and dedicated breaking news reporters to serve the New Haven Register, The Middletown Press and The Register Citizen of Torrington.
Cleary will oversee an expanded team of breaking news reporters, and Tansey will oversee an expanded team of web and mobile producers in addition to photography staff at the New Haven Register.
Cleary most recently served as co-managing editor of The Register Citizen in Torrington. Previously, he was a breaking news reporter for the Connecticut Post in Bridgeport and Hearst’s other Connecticut newspapers. He is a graduate of Fairfield University.
Tansey previously led a smaller team of web producers based in New Haven. She started her career at the New Haven Register as a newsroom graphic artist. She is a graduate of the University of Connecticut.
As part of the expansion, Mercy Quaye has been promoted from a reporting position at The Register Citizen to a breaking news reporter based in New Haven. She is a New Haven native who interned for the New Haven Register before graduating from Quinnipiac University with a journalism degree.
More information about our open breaking news reporter positions can be found here.
More information about our open web producers positions can be found here.