Bordeleau wins journalism's Quill Award

July 15, 2014

BordeleauKaren Bordeleau, part-time faculty member of the Journalism Department and executive editor of the Providence Journal, has won the Yankee Quill Award from the Academy of New England Journalists.

The organization, which includes New England’s top journalists, said the honor is for someone with “fierce dedication to press freedom.” The award is not based on any single achievement, but rather the broad influence for good over the course of a career, the organization said. Bordeleau is one of five journalists to receive the Yankee Quill Award this year.

Bordeleau is the first female senior vice president of the Journal. She began working for the newspaper in 1996 as a copy editor and special section reporter.

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