Will Sennott, New Bedford Light | Civil Eats


Will Sennott is a staff reporter for The New Bedford Light, covering housing court, education, offshore wind, and the fishing industry. He was lead reporter on the team that founded the news organization in June of 2021. Sennott graduated from UMass Amherst in 2019, where he studied history and creative writing. Sennott’s reporting has been featured on NPR, The Boston Globe and The New York Times.

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