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Courant Names Internship In Memory Of Former Staff Writer Lisa Chedekel

Courant Names Internship In Memory Of Former Staff Writer Lisa Chedekel

The Hartford Courant announced Thursday that it is naming one of its annual summer newsroom internships in memory of former staff writer Lisa Chedekel, who passed away in January after battling cancer.

Chedekel, who worked at The Courant from 1992 to 2008, was known for her tenacity, thoroughness and dedication to the principle that righting wrongs was the heart of great journalism. Her work changed minds and influenced policy throughout the country, earning her numerous accolades along the way.

“Lisa’s unwavering commitment to the truth and use of her position to right wrongs are values that sit at the heart of what journalism is all about,” said Andrew Julien, the...

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