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.
Text Scams Are Real: Be Smart And Don’t Tap That Link. Delete it!
How easy it would be to tap that link when it shows up in a text message. I have to admit, I am curious about that little blue link.
Wow! First Round of Exciting Photoshoots Wrapped in Pittsfield This Weekend!
The first round of new photoshoots in the city of Pittsfield by renowned photographer Gregory Crewdson has now concluded.
27 Classic Movies That Would Make A Terrible Musical
Here is a list of classic movies that probably wouldn't work so well on the Broadway stage.
Ghouls And Gals Wanted: Its Pittsfield’s Virtual Halloween Contest!
The City of Pittsfield has unfortunately canceled its Halloween Parade once again this year, but there is still plenty of fun to be had.
Armed Home Invasion Leaves Pittsfield Man with Serious Gunshot Wounds
A Pittsfield man has sustained gunshot wounds following a shots-fired incident on Mohawk Street in Pittsfield last night.
Got Vax? Next Week is “Big Vax Week” at Big Y Supermarkets!
Look, I am definitely not a proponent of a vaccine mandate in Massachusetts, but that doesn't mean that I won't take the opportunity to suggest that those who have not yet done so, get vaccinated. I'll jump at that opportunity, especially when there is another local event that makes i…
If You Choose the Wrong Kitty Litter, Your Cat will Let You Know!
If you have ever tried to switch out your cat's kitty litter for a different type for any reason, without getting their approval first, you probably found out the hard way that it doesn't matter what you think. Maybe one brand is too dusty. Maybe one has an overpowering smell that you aren…
Lenox Middle and High School Getting $29,000 in Grant Money
One Berkshire County School is sharing in nearly $452,000 in grant money from the State of Massachusetts. Lenox Memorial Middle and High School is getting just over $29,000 that it will use for the development of the new Innovation Pathways with MassHire Berkshire in Healthcare and Social …
Renowned Photographer Gregory Crewdson Returns to Pittsfield
Renowned photographer Gregory Crewdson, according to the International Center for Photography (ICP), is recognized for his elaborately staged scenes of small-town American life. Crewdson last shot Pittsfield in 2018, and before that in 2008. His...
Pittsfield Remains Idle as North Adams Goes to the Polls Today
The city of Pittsfield remains idle as North Adams goes to the polls today. On what would normally be a very busy day in Pittsfield, city voters are not heading to the polls, because there are not enough candidates in the races for Pittsfield City Council and for the Pittsfield School Committee to w…