Tom Conklin is the News Director and lead news voice for the Berkshire News Network and the Townsquare Media Berkshire Radio Group. Tom is also a musician and voiceover talent. He has been a guitarist for more than three decades and plays lead guitar for the New England based band, The Matchstick Architects. He also does voiceover narration work for clients all over the world from his home studio in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Tom is also a founding member of Berkshire Organization for Original Music, or BOOM, which is a Berkshire County based organization that advocates for the local original music scene and performers of original music in the Berkshires.
AM1420 WBEC Winter Watch: Closings & Cancellations
Here are the latest closings and cancellations in the Berkshires…
Protecting The Elderly Against Financial Abuse
Berkshire News Network Director Tom Conklin sat down with Paul Gentile, the CEO of Cooperative Credit Union, Kara Graziola, Berkshire Elder Services Client Supervisor and Cindy Shogry-Raimer, Director of Community Development for Greylock Federal Credit Union, to discuss protecting the elderly again…
Primary Election Day Today
It’s Primary Election Day in Massachusetts and voters across the state are going to the polls in many cases to narrow the field of candidates that will go head to head in the November General Election. Here in the Berkshires, the focus is on the Democratic Primary for Berkshire District Attor…
Tentative Agreement Between BMC And RN’S
Berkshire Medical Center and its Registered Nurses, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, have reached a tentative agreement that both sides feel is good news for the hospital, its employees, and the community at large.
Berkshire County Athletes And Coaches Honored
AM1420 WBEC held its 56th Annual Sports Caravan Awards Dinner Tuesday evening at the Berkshire Hills Country Club in Pittsfield.
Tom’s Top 3 for 5/22: Murder Suspect Pleads Not Guilty
The trial of a 32-year-old Hinsdale man accused of killing the mother of his four children last month has been moved up to Berkshire Superior Court.
Second Protest Planned At Sotheby’s
The Berkshire-based citizens’ group Save the Art – Save the Museum is staging a protest outside of Sotheby’s auction house in New York City Wednesday from 9 to 10am.
Tom’s Top 3 for 5/21: Becket Man Faces 6 New Charges
A Becket man charged with human trafficking is now facing a series of additional charges, ranging from providing obscene materials to a minor to open and gross lewdness.
Tom’s Top 3 for 5/9: Man Hurt In Shooting Tuesday
A man was taken to Berkshire Medical Center last night after being struck with a bullet in the area of King and Martin streets in Pittsfield, according to Pittsfield Police.
BMC Nurses Rallying for Patient Safety
Nurses at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield are rallying on Thursday to bring awareness to patient safety concerns. According to the Massachusetts Nurses Association, BMC nurses have to this point filed more 509 unsafe staffing forms between October 2015 and April 2018.