- Sam Hudzik
- Phone Number
- News Director
- Staff Type
- News Correspondent
Sam joined New England Public Radio in July of 2013. He oversees local news coverage on WFCR and WNNZ.
Before moving to Western Massachusetts, Sam was political reporter at WBEZ. He previously worked there as a newscast editor and producer.
Prior to that, he covered Congress, the Supreme Court and federal agencies from Washington, D.C. for several public radio stations in the Midwest.
Sam’s reporting has been recognized by the Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Association and by the Radio Television Digital News Association’s Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. He also reported for the award-winning WBEZ series “Inside and Out: Young people and juvenile justice in Illinois.”
Before realizing how much he loved journalism, Sam worked at a political research firm, and as an aide to U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell of Washington state.
Sam has a B.A. in political communication from George Washington University. He grew up in south suburban Park Forest, Illinois.
Sam was awarded a Knight-Wallace journalism fellowship at the University of Michigan for the 2012-2013 academic year. He tweets from @samhudzik.
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