The Block Island Times names new editor
Lars Trodson has joined our team as editor after a long career in newspapers in New Hampshire and Rhode Island.
A former reporter for the Woonsocket Call and Pawtucket Times, Lars was also the Managing Editor at Seacoast Media Group, publisher of The Portsmouth (NH) Herald, a daily newspaper, and weekly publications that include The York (ME) Weekly, The Exeter News-Letter, and the Hampton Union. He has also been an editor for the Manchester Union Leader and Foster’s Daily Democrat.
Lars most recently wrote for the Lawrence (MA) Eagle Tribune, and the magazines The Andovers, Merrimack Valley News and Cape Ann Magazine. His first novel, "Eagles Fly Alone," was published in 2011. His work in journalism has been honored by the New Hampshire Press Association and the New England Press Association. Lars was born in Providence and grew up in East Providence, Rhode Island. He is a graduate of Providence Country Day School and Muhlenberg College.
“The Times has had an unbroken succession of fine editors. We are confident that Lars will follow in this tradition,” said Publishers Fraser and Betty Lang.