Press Releases2020-04-02T16:02:57-04:00

Third Annual Brodsky Prize open to all NH High School Seniors

Third annual Brodsky Prize hopes to encourage innovation in student journalism MANCHESTER, NH -- Submissions are welcome for the 2020 Brodsky Prize, established by a former editor of the Manchester Central High School newspaper, and his family, to encourage out-of-the-box efforts and innovation by a new generation of student journalists. “Working on the school newspaper was the most formative and meaningful high school experience for me — more than any classroom," Jeffrey Brodsky said. "It's more important than ever for young [...]

Sunshine Week, Keeping the Light On

OP-ED for your consideration   Keeping the Light on, During Sunshine Week, and always   By Justin Silverman and Laura Simoes   When Dr. Ed Kois left his private practice after 30 years for a position at the Manchester VA Medical Center, he expected most of his new patients’ injuries to have occurred on the battlefield. Instead, he found many of them to have been caused by poor medical care.   Frustrated by the lack of improvements hospital administrators were [...]

Nackey Loeb School announces new leadership

New Leadership at Nackey Loeb School   After 20 years at the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications, David Tirrell-Wysocki is retiring at the end of next month as the non-profit’s executive director. Laura Simoes, who has worked in journalism, public affairs, marketing and strategic communications, takes over as the school’s fourth executive director on Jan. 1. Tirrell-Wysocki, a retired Associated Press reporter, was one of the school’s first instructors when the doors opened in 2000 with three classes. He [...]

Message from the Director

Greetings and Happy Autumn. I have two things to share:   Our 17th Annual Nackey S. Loeb First Amendment Awards Event is Nov. 19 at the Palace Theatre in Manchester. It’s an evening to honor the First Amendment and a courageous First Amendment Award recipient who used it to help save the lives of veterans. The event also raises money so the school can continue offering free classes and inexpensive workshops.   The First Amendment Recipient is the late Dr. [...]