Jordan Nathaniel Fenster is a senior reporter at Hearst Connecticut Media Group. He has won awards for investigative journalism, opinion writing, headlines, breaking news and podcasting, as well as writing for children. He has covered antisemitism and racism for several local news organizations. His work primarily is focused on science, health and multimedia storytelling, with an emphasis on equity. His COVID newsletter, begun in 2020, has grown to more than 10,000 regular readers. He is an avid hiker and makes digital music in his spare time.