Craig LeMoult

Senior reporter

Craig produces sound-rich features and breaking news coverage for WSHU’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered. His features have run nationally on NPR’s Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition, as well as on Marketplace. Craig has won a number of national and regional awards for his reporting, including the national Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi award feature reporting in 2011, first place awards in 2012 and 2009 from the national Public Radio News Directors Inc. and second place in 2007 from the national Society of Environmental Journalists. Craig is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Tufts University.

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One year since Sandy Hook shooting
5:54 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Newtown officials say one-year since shooting should be marked with quiet reflection

Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra and Interim School Superintendent John Reed
Credit Craig LeMoult

With the one year mark of the Newtown school shooting approaching Saturday, officials met with the media Tuesday to describe how they want the day to be observed.  Officials describe a quite day of reflection.

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A year since Newtown shootings
5:54 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Sandy Hook families want victims remembered

Family members of Newtown victims share a prepared statement in Sandy Hook on Monday
Credit Craig LeMoult

Family members of Sandy Hook Elementary School victims thanked the world today for an outpouring of kindness since the shooting in the Connecticut school nearly a year ago. The families say they want the victims to be remembered.

The families have launched a website with remembrances of their loved ones. 

The full text of the prepared statement, which was read by JoAnn Bacon and Krista Rekos, is below:

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A tiny world, under a church
9:50 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Stamford model train display is like "finding a live pterodactyl"

Trains at the Stamford Model Railroad Club display
Craig LeMoult

In the basement of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Stamford is a remarkable scene. There are streets and stores and shoppers. And lots of trains. The Stamford Model Railroad Club has been building this little world for more than 70 years, and this Saturday they’re hosting an annual open house.

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Connecticut school evaluations
6:14 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Every Conn. school given a report card

Connecticut education officials issued a report card for each school in the state Thursday. It showed that based on test data, more than half of Connecticut's schools met overall performance targets in the state’s new school accountability system. This is the first report on schools using that system.

Evaluations for each school in the state are online here.

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Newtown 911 calls
4:11 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Newtown 911 calls are emotional, but reveal little new information

Some of the 911 recordings from the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown were released today. WSHU has decided not to air the recordings, which add little new information about what happened that morning. But WSHU’s Craig LeMoult reports on what’s in the emotional recordings.

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