A native of Fairfield, Conn., he graduated from St. Michael's College with a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication, with a concentration in English literature. His first gig out of college was with the then Fairfield Citizen~News, as a reporter covering zoning, town government, police, fire, features and basically anything and everything. It was while with the Citizen that he earned three awards from the New England Press Association: first place environmental reporting; second place general news; third place social issues feature. Gary went on to work at other award-winning publications in the Brooks Community Newspapers chain — as managing editor of the Greenwich Citizen, the Westport News and, before joining Patch, editor of the Fairfield Citizen and Westport News. As a regional editor at Patch, Gary works with a team of professional journalists to deliver excellent local news to our audience. He lives in Sandy Hook with his wife and two children.
Gary Jeanfaivre commented on article "Trumbull Chef Takes Home Big Winnings on 'Kitchen Casino'" in Business April 22, 2014 at 04:28 pm
Gary Jeanfaivre commented on article "Time to Vote: It's Newtown Budget Referendum Day" in Government April 22, 2014 at 03:11 pm