Staff

Gail Spector

Gail Spector

Editor

Gail Spector is a journalist who has covered Newton for more than 20 years. In addition to serving as editor of the Newton Tab from 2006 – 2012, she covered Newton for the Boston Globe, taught beat journalism to Boston University students covering Newton for the Globe, and wrote “Legendary Locals of Newton.” She and her husband raised their children in Newton and lived in the city for 35 years before moving to Cape Cod in 2021.

Dan Atkinson

Dan Atkinson

Reporter

Dan Atkinson has been reporting on news in the Greater Boston area for 20 years, from editing the Somerville Journal to covering City Hall for the Boston Herald. He covered Newton in 2006 and from 2008-2010 for the TAB and currently freelances while teaching journalism at Lasell University.

Contact staff at: news@newtonbeacon.org