Hunger in Hamden

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Hunger in Hamden is an ongoing podcast series produced by Ben Bogardus, assistant professor of journalism at Quinnipiac University. The first season consists of three episodes, and focuses on food insecurity in Hamden and the efforts by community organizations and individuals to connect families-in-need to resources. 

About Ben Bogardus

Ben Bogardus is an associate professor of journalism at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. He’s reported, written and produced two podcasts for the Quinnipiac University Podcast Studio: “Reporting on 9/11,” and 10-episode narrative documentary series about journalists who covered the September 11th attacks, and the award-winning “Hunger in Hamden,” a 6-episode series looking at the ways people are fighting hunger and food insecurity around Hamden, Connecticut. 

Before coming to Quinnipiac in 2010, Prof. Bogardus worked as a major-market local television newscast producer in the Washington, D.C., Houston and Jacksonville, Florida markets. His work received an Emmy, Edward R. Murrow, and two Associated Press awards for “best newscast,” and a national Edward R. Murrow award for “best breaking news coverage.”