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.
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.
Harrington To Challenge For Berkshire DA
The September State Primary Election is still more than six months away, but here in the Berkshires, things are already starting to heat up, particularly the race for Berkshire District Attorney.
Should A Transgender Woman Stay At Men’s Prison?
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts corrections officials say a transgender inmate should remain at a men's prison because transfer to a women's prison may cause problems.
White Powder Suspect Pleading Not Guilty
BOSTON (AP) — An attorney for the Massachusetts man accused of sending letters with white powder to five people, including one to Donald Trump Jr., says his client will plead not guilty.
Berkshire District Attorney David Capeless To Retire
Berkshire District Attorney David Capeless announced at a morning press conference Thursday that he was going to be retiring from his position as of March 15th and that his first assistant Paul Caccaviello will be taking over.
Pittsfield Named 1 of 6 ‘Pilot Cities’ For New Initiative
Dignitaries and cultural leaders will be in attendance as the Upstreet Cultural District, Pittsfield Cultural Council, City of Pittsfield, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council announce a new and formal cultural relationship on Monday.
Tom’s Top 3 for 2/28: Students Protest Against School Violence
Hundreds of students from Pittsfield and Taconic high schools walked out of class yesterday morning. The walk-out was part of a growing national movement against school violence ...