About The Armonk Daily Voice

The Armonk Daily Voice informs your community with local, relevant and timely news delivered on the web and your mobile device. Our local reporters - supported by a team of experienced editors - deliver your news, sports, events and most importantly - your voice.

Editorial Team

Karen Tensa

Karen has lived and worked in Connecticut for more than two decades. Her professional experience includes more than a decade of work as the news editor at The Advocate in Stamford and reporting and editing stints on the staff of The Hartford Courant, among others. She is dedicated to local news, winter sports and reading nonfiction books.

Andrea Graziano

Andrea Graziano was a reporter for the Journal News in Rockland and Westchester counties for eight years, covering everything from schools to immigration to breaking news. Prior to that she worked at a chain of weekly newspapers on Long Island's North Shore and as a freelance writer for Yankees Magazine. She has a Master's Degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. When not working, she enjoys reading, running and spending as much time as possible with her husband and two sons.

Joe Lombardi

Joe Lombardi, managing editor and director of media initiatives, returned to Daily Voice in September, 2013 after serving as a sports editorial consultant here from August 2011 through January 2012.

Lombardi has spent much of his professional career as an award-winning writer and editor who has worked at major websites, newspapers and magazines, as a book author and as a television and radio broadcaster who has anchored studio shows and been a play-by-play and color analyst.

Lombardi is also an innovative and energetic entrepreneur who is a team leader, team builder and multimedia, multi-platform professional.

He has been actively involved in web publishing for such sites as Yahoo’s rivals.com, CBS’s MaxPreps.com, NBA.com, SLAMonline.com, InsideLacrosse.com, LoHud.com, MSGVarsity.com and LaxLessons.com. In addition, he also has expertise in marketing, public relations and social media.

Joe Jenkins

Joe Jenkins is a reporter who has worked for various publications including the Poughkeepsie Journal and the New York Daily News. He Graduated from the University at Buffalo in 2003 and received his master's degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in 2012. Joe is also a contributing columnist and analyst for various online sports publications.

Sam Barron

An (almost) lifelong Westchester resident, Sam has reported on all facets of Westchester since he graduated from Ryerson University with a degree in print journalism, including stints at North County News and The Examiner. A film columnist for WAG Magazine, Sam's moviegoing expertise has been profiled in the New York Times and he was a featured guest on VH1's Big Morning Buzz Live.

Tom Auchterlonie

Tom Auchterlonie is an experienced local journalist and is originally from Mount Kisco. Prior to joining The Daily Voice he spent more than four years at Patch.com, where he covered Mount Kisco, New Castle and Bedford. He has also freelanced for various local publications, including The Examiner, Inside Chappaqua and The Record-Review. Tom is an alumnus of Syracuse University.

Jon Craig

Pleasantville native Jon Craig covers Southern Westchester for the Daily Voice. Jon graduated from Cornell University and received his master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University. He's worked as a reporter for daily newspapers in New York and Ohio and as managing editor for weekly newspapers in Rye, White Plains and Harrison.

Alesha Hanson

Alesha Hanson is a graduate of Pace University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. Alesha has knowledge in marketing, promotions and social media. In the past, Alesha interned at WFAS Radio as a marketing and promotions intern and as a social media marketing intern for SHARE: Self-Help for Women with Breast and Ovarian Cancer. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, listening to music and hanging out with friends and family. 

Community Advisor

Neal Schwartz

Neal Schwartz has been working with teens since his teens, as a counselor then as a soccer coach. Neal started his business career at NCR and worked in a variety of sales and marketing management roles, mostly in the Automated Teller Machine Area. He has been providing academic and college planning services to Westchester County students through his Tutoring Club of Armonk & College Planning of Westchester businesses since 2004. He recently moved to a larger office in Armonk at 200 Business Park Drive, Suite 105. Neal is President of the Armonk Chamber of Commerce and Chairs the board of the Northern Westchester Business Network. He graduated from Union College in Schenectady. His wife is an optometrist in Westchester County. He has one daughter studying engineering in graduate school, another daughter works in Environmental science in Conn., and his son is a freshman in college. Neal is also member of the Higher Education Consultants Association.

Sam Morell

Sam Morell, a Chemical Engineering graduate of New York University, lives, works, and "plays" in Armonk. He is the president of a specialty chemicals sales and marketing organization - S.P. Morell and Company. Sam is also the co-founder of The Small Town Theatre Company which produces theatrical plays, musical concerts, and films. Soon, Sam will be offering digital marketing services to help clients promote their products and/or services via websites, e-mail promotion, and video productions. His performing arts involvement allows him to balance his “left-brain” technical engineering activities with a decidedly “right-brain” arts experience.