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Paul Stern Assistant editor

Paul has more than 40 years of journalism experience in New Jersey, Florida and Connecticut. He worked 22 years at the Hartford Courant in various editing roles including deputy state editor, assistant editor of Northeast Magazine, and at He earned his bachelor’s degree from Rutgers in 1972; and, in 2010, completed a training program in culinary arts at Manchester Community College. He is the founder of the Hartford Courant Alumni Association and Refugee Camp blog.

Claude Albert CT Mirror Editor

Claude is a former managing editor of The Hartford Courant, where he held a variety of leadership posts overseeing most aspects of the newsroom. He also took a leading role in adapting the skills and culture of the newsroom to digital publishing. He has extensive experience editing in-depth journalism and leading initiatives focused on strategic planning, diversity and staff development.