In this episode of UConn Journalism’s Behind the Stories podcast, the team talked to political reporters about the challenges in covering Connecticut’s 2018 gubernatorial race.
Senior journalism major Gracie Enright spoke to NBC Connecticut’s Max Reiss who explained the state’s electoral process and hurdles ahead of electing a new governor come November.
Senior journalism major Caio Goncalves interviewed Hartford Courant political reporter Neil Vigdor about the crowded race. Vigdor said he finds himself consciously reaching out to campaigns he hasn’t heard much from to ensure balanced and fair courage.
Junior journalism major Riley McGinnis spoke to CT News Junkie’s Christine Stuart, who revealed how her small publication keeps readers engaged in complicated stories such as the governor’s race.
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Top photo: NBC Connecticut Political reporter Max Reiss (photo courtesy of NBC Connecticut)