MCLA Announces Boston Herald Journalist Joe Dwinell as 2023 Hardman Journalist in Residence

February 16, 2023

Executive Editor of the Boston Herald and North Adams State College (MCLA) alumnus Joe Dwinell ‘82 will deliver the Hardman Journalist in Residence Lecture on Monday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. in the Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation Atrium.  

Dwinell earned a master’s degree in journalism from Boston University and has worked at the Boston Herald for the last 18 years as both an editor and investigative/enterprise reporter. Prior to that, he was an editor and reporter at the MetroWest Daily News in Framingham, Mass., where he received numerous regional writing and editing awards. Furthermore, Dwinell has appeared on CNN, Fox, CBS, MSNBC, and ABC and contributed on-air to the former WB56/Boston “Ten O’clock News” show.  

MCLA’s Hardman Lecture Series presents in-depth discussions with some of the leading journalists of our time and is made possible through the generosity of the Hardman Family Endowment. 

The lecture is free and open to the public.  

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