1. Wayne Phaneuf, executive editor of The Republican, to be honored with Yankee Quill Award

    Wayne Phaneuf, executive editor of The Republican, to be honored with Yankee Quill Award

    Wayne E. Phaneuf, executive editor of The Republican and Sunday Republican, will be honored this fall with the Yankee Quill Award, the highest individual honor bestowed on journalists in New England. Phaneuf, whose career spans 49 years with The Republican and its predecessor publications, is among five honorees who will be recognized in October at the fall conference of the New England Newspaper and Press Association. Established in the 1960s and presented by the New England Academy of Journalists, the Yankee Quill "recognizes the lifetime achievement of those who have had a broad influence for good, both inside and outside ...

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    1. Wayne Phaneuf has devoted a lifetime to providing Springfield readers with fair and objective news, without fear or favor.
    2. He kept the Union Station story alive. The stories, plus the editorials written along the way, were really very important to the success of this important project.
    3. Wayne is very much a Springfield guy. His affections for the city are well-known.
    4. For those of us who have spent our working life in journalism the Yankee Quill Award is considered the pinnacle of achievement.
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