The Hartford Courant
Matthew Kauffman recently retired from The Hartford Courant after a 32-year career. Assigned to the paper’s investigative desk, he worked on longer-term projects, specialized in computer-assisted reporting and served as an adviser to the Courant’s reporting staff on freedom of information issues. In 2007, Kauffman was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Investigative Reporting for a series he co-authored on mentally ill troops sent to war. He has also received the Polk Award, the Selden Ring Award, the Worth Bingham Prize, the Stephen A. Collins Memorial Freedom of Information Award, and was named a “Master Reporter” by the New England Society of Newspaper Editors. Kauffman also teaches data journalism at Central Connecticut State University and serves on the board of a number of journalism organizations.