About Ms. Regan
Ms. Claire Regan, a passionate journalist with more than 30 years of newsroom experience in reporting, editing, management and page design, joins the St. Joseph Hill Academy faculty as communication arts teacher, moderator of The Summit newspaper and senior forensics coach.
She is an assistant professor at Wagner College, her alma mater, where she teaches courses in newswriting, ethics, editing and public relations and serves as faculty adviser to the student newspaper. Ms. Regan’s editing and design work for the Staten Island Advance has been honored by the Associated Press, the Society for News Design, the New York City Deadline Club and the New York Press Club. She serves on the board of the New York State Associated Press Association and is president of the Deadline Club, the New York City chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. She completed a yearlong fellowship in journalism ethics at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies and in 2013, received the Charles O’Malley Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Columbia University Scholastic Press Association.
A lifelong Staten Islander, Ms. Regan serves on the boards of the Staten Island Museum, the Staten Island Historical Society, the Wagner College Alumni Association, the Community Agency for Senior Citizens and IlluminArt Productions. She also co-chairs the annual Dine Out Against Hunger event for Project Hospitality.