Connecticut Sports Writers' Alliance elects officers for 2019-20 season


ENFIELD, Sept. 20, 2019 -- Tim Jensen, Connecticut sports editor for Patch Media Corp., was re-elected Thursday to a third term as president of the Connecticut Sports Writers' Alliance (CSWA), one of the nation's oldest sports journalism associations.

A veteran of more than three decades in the media industry, Jensen, a 1983 graduate of Enrico Fermi High School in Enfield, was founding editor of Enfield Patch in 2010, and is currently news editor of six Patch sites in north-central Connecticut in addition to his sports duties.

John Holt, a longtime television sports anchorman and currently a producer for the CIAC, was elected vice president. Peter Vander Veer of Shore Publishing and retired sportswriter Ken Lipshez, who wrote for The Herald of New Britain and Meriden Record Journal in his career, were re-elected secretary and treasurer, respectively.

Photo: From left: Connecticut Sports Writers' Alliance members Sean Barker, Tim Jensen and George Albano. Each have served as president of the Alliance. (Photo courtesy Gerry deSimas, Jr., Collinsville Press.com)

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