Richard Watts

  • Director
  • Center for Community News, University of Vermont

Richard Watts is the founder of the Center for Community News at the University of Vermont and coordinator of the Community News Service – a state-wide, multi-outlet academic-news partnership with a mission to provide content to community news outlets and give students applied learning experiences. Richard has a master’s degree in journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University and a Ph.D. related to media studies from the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and has worked as a reporter, campaign manager, policy analyst and researcher.