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.
Pittsfield Mayor Presents Proposed Budget To City Council
Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer presented her $175.5 million operating budget to the Pittsfield City Council Tuesday in what was the first budget hearing of the season.
How Will The Paid Family And Medical Leave Act Impact Your Wallet?
The Family Leave Act, as opposed to the new Massachusetts program, is a federal program that is unpaid. The Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical leave Act is designed to improve upon the federal program...
2019 RED SOX SEASON SCHEDULE
The Boston Red Sox are on 1420 WBEC! Tune in for Red Sox baseball all season long as the Red Sox look to defend their 2018 World Series Championship.
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…
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.
An Outpouring Of Support For Family Of Kassedi Clark
The local community has turned out in very big way since a GoFundMe campaign was started for the family of Kassedi Storm Clark.