Jack Thurston

Jack Thurston joined necn and NBC10 Boston as a reporter in our Vermont news bureau in April 2011.

In both 2018 and 2014, the Radio Television Digital News Association honored Jack with regional Edward R. Murrow awards for best news writing.

In 2017, Jack won a New England Emmy Award for news writing.

Before coming to necn, Jack covered Vermont for nine years at the state's CBS affiliate, WCAX. His work there received several journalism honors, including another regional Edward R. Murrow award in 2011 for his continuing coverage of a kidnapping and murder in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom.

Jack also won regional Murrows in 2007 for best feature story and in 2006 for best news series.

In 2008, the United States Small Business Administration named Jack its Vermont journalist of the year, for his popular and long-running series of reports called "Made in Vermont" that highlighted the state's business community and entrepreneurial spirit.

Jack is a graduate of Middlebury College and a native of Westford, Massachusetts. When not at work, he enjoys running, watching movies and theater, and exploring farm-to-table restaurants.

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