About The Darien Daily Voice

The Darien Daily Voice informs your community with local, relevant and timely news delivered on the web and your mobile device. Our local reporters - supported by a team of experienced editors - deliver your news, sports, events and most importantly - your voice.

Editorial Team

Tom Renner

No one knows local sports quite like Tom Renner, The Daily Voice's Sports Editor. For 22 years, he covered the field for The Stamford Advocate. He's been in Fairfield County since 1987.

Casey Donahue

Originally from Pennsylvania, Casey graduated from Fairfield University with a major in journalism and a minor in political science. He has covered several towns in Fairfield County since 2010. 

Karen Tensa

Karen has lived and worked in Connecticut for more than two decades. Her professional experience includes more than a decade of work as the news editor at The Advocate in Stamford and reporting and editing stints on the staff of The Hartford Courant, among others. She is dedicated to local news, winter sports and reading nonfiction books.

Andrea Graziano

Andrea Graziano was a reporter for the Journal News in Rockland and Westchester counties for eight years, covering everything from schools to immigration to breaking news. Prior to that she worked at a chain of weekly newspapers on Long Island's North Shore and as a freelance writer for Yankees Magazine. She has a Master's Degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. When not working, she enjoys reading, running and spending as much time as possible with her husband and two sons.

Joe Lombardi

Joe Lombardi, Daily Voice's managing editor and director of media initiatives, has spent his professional career as a newsroom manager, writer and editor who has worked at major websites, television networks, newspapers, magazines and radio stations and as a book author.

The New York City native and Irvington High School graduate has been actively involved in web publishing for more than 15 years. In addition, he also has expertise in marketing, public relations and social media.

Lombardi rejoined Daily Voice in September, 2013 after serving as sports editorial consultant here from August 2011 through January 2012.

Joe Jenkins

Joe Jenkins is a reporter who has worked for various publications including the Poughkeepsie Journal and the New York Daily News. He Graduated from the University at Buffalo in 2003 and received his master's degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in 2012. Joe is also a contributing columnist and analyst for various online sports publications.

Frank MacEachern

Originally from Canada, Frank started his journalism in his native country before moving to Fairfield County a decade ago where he continued his career. He is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia and of University of King's College in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Alesha Hanson

Alesha Hanson is a graduate of Pace University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. Alesha has knowledge in marketing, promotions and social media.  Alesha worked at WFAS Radio as a marketing and promotions intern and as a social media marketing intern for SHARE: Self-Help for Women with Breast and Ovarian Cancer. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, listening to music and hanging out with friends and family. 

Jeanne Muchnick

Jeanne Muchnick, Daily Voice Features Editor, has covered everything from baby advice for Parents Magazine to travel finds for The Rough Guides to human interest features for The New York Times to lifestyle insights for prevention.com. She has been a Senior Editor at top national women’s magazines including Woman’s World and Woman’s Day and was instrumental in the launch of Gannett's InTown, Rockland and Putnam magazines. She is also the author of Dinner for Busy Moms. Among her favorite things to write about: Her neighbors and surrounding communities. So email her and fill her in on what's happening near you.

Community Advisor

Diane Farrell

Diane Farrell has lived in Darien for over 20 years with her husband and three daughters. She has a diversified background in marketing, public relations and advertising, and owns Farrell Marketing and Media, a marketing consulting business that provides social media management, publicity and other marketing services for clients.

Lesley Osborn

A well-rounded consultant with a background in advertising / marketing / communications, I work with companies and entrepreneurs to create their digital marketing and overall business strategies. Most recently, as Field Marketing Manager for JoyRide Cycling Studio/Darien http://www.joyridestudio.com/, I explore cross-marketing opportunities and help build relationships within the community to bring more cyclers/exercisers into our studio. Other local clients include Jumbo Dog Artbooks http://www.jumbodogartbooks.com/ and groove http://www.grooveforkids.com/. Originally a native of Darien, I moved here from New York with my husband John in 2002 to raise our two children. I have enjoyed serving on local boards such as the YWCA, Tokeneke / PTA, Girls on the Run of Fairfield County, as well as the Tokeneke Beach Club. https://twitter.com/lesleyosborn https://www.facebook.com/lesley.b.osborn

Amy Kiser

Amy Kiser has been the marketing director at the Darien Y since January 2013 and held a similar position at the YWCA Darien/Norwalk from 2009 until December 2012. She has been a Darien resident since 2004 and is active in local organizations including the Holmes School PTO.

Kaye C. Leong

Kaye Leong is the Assistant Treasurer and Business Development Officer for Darien Rowayton Bank (DRB) and has been with DRB for 9 years and recently moved to their Southport office from Darien. Kaye is a longtime Westport resident and worked in the Westport School System at Coleytown Middle School for over 15 years before joining the Bank in 2006. As Assistant Treasurer and Business Development Officer she is involved in community outreach and business development for the Bank by serving as Chairman of the Darien Chamber of Commerce; she is actively participating on the Advisory Board of New Covenant House of Hospitality, Stamford’s Soup Kitchen and is a supportive Board Member to Stamford’s Hospital Mobile Wellness Bus. She is also responsible for marketing and advertising for the Bank as well as Investor Relations.