CFOG is pleased that Ginny Monk, the CT Mirror’s children’s issues and housing reporter, has joined its board of directors. A Report for America corps member, Ginny covers a range of topics including child welfare, affordable housing and zoning. She grew up in Arkansas and graduated from the University of Arkansas’ Lemke School of Journalism in 2017.
Ginny began her career at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, where she covered housing, homelessness and juvenile justice on the investigations team. Ginny was awarded a 2019 Data Fellowship through the Annenberg Center for Health Journalism at the University of Southern California. She moved to Connecticut in 2021 and covered housing for Hearst Connecticut Media. She has quickly become active at CFOG and is serving on the High School Essay Committee.