Colleen Flynn joins staff of The Millerton News

Colleen Flynn

John Coston

Colleen Flynn joins staff of The Millerton News

MILLERTON — Colleen Flynn, a 2024 Marist College graduate and former intern at The Millerton News, has joined the staff as a full-time reporter covering the Village of Millerton and the Town of North East.

Flynn, who was a communications major at Marist with a concentration in journalism, resides in Milton, New York, located south of Poughkeepsie.

“I have lived in Milton, New York, with my mom and two sisters for my entire life,” Flynn said.

“Starting as a reporter for The Millerton News has been amazing. I was an intern from last summer until November, which was the best experience I could have had.

“Despite having a rigid schedule with classes and a part-time job, at The Millerton News they made sure I was okay juggling an internship on top of that.”

“Everyone I have met, whether in person or over the phone, has welcomed me.

As an intern last year Flynn wrote many stories ranging from Dutchess County’s formation of a domestic violence unit to an author’s talk about and a new parent/teen driving program in Dutchess and Putnam counties.

John Coston, editor-in-chief of The News, said Flynn is part of a continued effort to rebuild the newsroom at The Millerton News, and represents a commitment to comprehensive coverage of the Village and the Town of North East.

The Millerton News is published by LJMN Media (formerly The Lakeville Journal Foundation), a nonprofit that also publishes The Lakeville Journal.

“I am beyond grateful to work among so many talented and kind people,” Flynn said.

“I am looking forward to meeting even more of the community.”

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