Richard Watts | Director, Center for Research on Vermont

Richard Watts is the Director of the Center for Research on Vermont; a senior lecturer in the Department of Geography, the co-director of the Reporting & Documentary Storytelling Program; coordinator of the internship program in the College of Arts & Sciences, a co-founder of Sustainable Transportation Vermont and the coordinator of the Community News Service.

Meg Little Reilly | Deputy Director, Center for Research on Vermont

Meg Little Reilly is the Deputy Director of the Center for Research on Vermont and manager of the Local Democracy internships. Meg is a writer and civic advocate. She previously worked as a communicator in the White House and U.S. Treasury, and she began her career as a producer at Vermont Public Radio. Meg is the author of three novels and her work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, podcasts, and public radio stations around the country. 

Cory Dawson | Managing Editor, Community News Service at CRVT

Cory Dawson is a reporter and editor with experience at several Vermont media outlets, including stints at, The Burlington Free Press and the Associated Press bureau in Montpelier. Cory recently graduated with his master’s degree in Journalism from Georgetown University, and while in Washington D.C. he worked with the NBC Investigative Unit and the Student Press Law Center. He is a 2016 UVM graduate and former editor of The Vermont Cynic.

Alexa Drucker | Digital Editor 

Alexa Drucker graduated from UVM in Fall 2021 with a degree in Environmental Studies and a minor in Japanese. During her last semester at UVM, she interned for Sustainable Transportation Vermont as the manager of the STVT twitter. 

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