Shaun Robinson

Reporter Profile

Shaun Robinson covers northwest Vermont for VTDigger, a nonprofit daily news organization dedicated to watchdog reporting. Previously, Robinson worked as a statehouse correspondent for the Cape Cod Times, and produced coverage of Newton, Massachusetts for The Boston Globe. He has interned at GBH, Boston public radio, and did a six-month co-op at The Patriot Ledger, a daily paper in Quincy, Massachusetts, where he covered hundreds of stories, from a subway derailment to an 84-day sanitation workers’ strike. When Robinson was editor-in-chief of The Daily Free Press, the student-run paper at Boston University, it won the 2019 New England College Newspaper of the Year Award. He earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism, summa cum laude, in May 2021. Robinson was born in Seattle but grew up in central New Jersey. He’s a lifelong soccer fan, and is steadily improving at solving The New York Times crossword puzzle.

Beat: Chittenden and Franklin counties including government and schools

This reporter covers Chittenden and Franklin counties, Vermont's most populous region. This includes local governments, school boards, the University of Vermont, UVM Medical Center and federal courts.