About The Pelham Daily Voice

The Pelham 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.

Zak Failla

Zak worked as a sports editor at the Shoshone News Press in northern Idaho and as a sports writer at the Ithaca Journal before making his way to The Daily Voice. He is a Long Island native and proud alum of Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communication. When he’s not bemoaning the Atlanta Braves’ playoff woes, you can probably find him on the phone with his mom.

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 newsroom manager, writer and editor who has worked at major websites, television networks, newspapers, magazines and radio stations and as a book author.

The New York City native and Irvington High School graduate is also an innovative 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.

Jeanne Muchnick

Jeanne Muchnick’s editorial career has spanned multi-media platforms and topics, from baby advice for Parents to travel finds for family.com to human interest features for The New York Times to lifestyle insights for prevention.com. She has been a Senior Editor at top national women’s magazines including Woman’s World and Woman’s Day and was instrumental in the launch of Gannett's InTown, Rockland and Putnam magazines. When she’s not writing or editing, you can find her relaxing at the beach with a good paperback.

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.  Alesha worked 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

Ashley Borger Dolan

Originally from Jacksonville, Florida, Ashley moved to New York City after graduating from the University of Georgia in 1998. She launched her career in fashion at TSE Cashmere, then moved to Ann Taylor, where she worked in product development and fabric R&D. In 2008, Ashley and her husband, Stephen, moved to Pelham with their then two-year old daughter and newborn son. Pelham was a natural choice for the Dolans as Stephen spent much of his childhood in town, is a graduate of Pelham Memorial High School, and has family who still call Pelham home. Since settling in Pelham (and buying, renovating, and moving into the house her husband grew up in), Ashley has had one more child and has become involved in a number of organizations and activities in town. She is currently a member of the executive committee of the PTA at Colonial Elementary School, has served on committees at both The Picture House and Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, and is a former member of the Junior Board of Family Services of Westchester. Beyond her volunteer work, Ashley is a freelance wardrobe/style consultant who uses her fashion background to help assess her clients’ personal style needs -- be it a closet cleanse, a wardrobe update or a simple re-style of existing pieces. As an active member of the Pelham community, Ashley is always on top of the next new exhibit, event, restaurant or store opening and is constantly scoping out the best Pelham and the surrounding area has to offer.

Lisa Hofflich

Lisa Hofflich is a community advisor for Daily Voice. A journalism graduate of New York University, Hofflich is a former investigative television news producer for CNBC, WNBC, and Consumer Reports, as well as Assignment Editor for EXTRA. A longtime resident of Westchester County, Hofflich reactivated the Westchester Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and serves as its current president. She is also a board member of the New York City chapter while serving on the statewide NOW council, and chairing the NOW New York State LGBT Task Force. For the past decade, Hofflich has been been immersed in nonprofit lobbying and advocacy, devising, spearheading, and leading statewide policy action campaigns in women's and children's issues, centering mainly around combating human trafficking, domestic violence, gender equity, and transgender rights., to name a few. Since 2007, Hofflich has advocated as part of a coalition of women’s prison and domestic violence groups to pass laws that would ameliorate sentences for incarcerated survivors. She also enterprised a social media and photo campaign targeted at raising awareness of human trafficking and was part of the team to help pass the Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act in the New York State Legislature. She has testified in front of the New York State Senate participated in New York State Assembly roundtable discussions on policy issues. Hofflich is also currently a board member of Bartow-Pell Conservancy in the Bronx, the Pelham Art Center, and a former chair of the New York State Public Affairs Committee of the Junior League and past president of the Junior League of Bronxville