Jack Thurston joined NECN as a reporter in the Vermont bureau in April 2011.
A native of Westford, Massachusetts, Jack covered Vermont for nine years at the state's CBS affiliate, WCAX. His work there received several journalism honors, including a regional Edward R. Murrow award in 2011 for his continuing coverage of a kidnapping and murder in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom.
Jack won other regional Murrows in 2007 for best feature story and in 2006 for best news series.
In 2008, the United States Small Business Administration named Jack its Vermont journalist of the year, for his popular and long-running series of reports called "Made in Vermont" that highlighted the state's business community and entrepreneurial spirit.
Jack is a 2002 graduate of Middlebury College.