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New President At Springfield Museums To Lead Expansion

Springfield Museums

The Springfield Museums announced Thursday the selection of Kay Simpson as the unanimous choice by the board of trustees to be the new president.

Simpson, who has been employed at the museums for 35 years, took over as interim president last June.  

WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Simpson.

Paul Tuthill is WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief. He’s been covering news, everything from politics and government corruption to natural disasters and the arts, in western Massachusetts since 2007. Before joining WAMC, Paul was a reporter and anchor at WRKO in Boston. He was news director for more than a decade at WTAG in Worcester. Paul has won more than two dozen Associated Press Broadcast Awards. He won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting on veterans’ healthcare for WAMC in 2011. Born and raised in western New York, Paul did his first radio reporting while he was a student at the University of Rochester.
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