Ethan Shorey, 36


Where do you see yourself professionally in 20 years? I’ll still be covering local news in Rhode Island, and hopefully guiding others on how to do it better. There’s nothing I’d rather be doing than covering communities’ stories and keeping government accountable.

What advice would you give your 22-year-old self? Large gatherings aren’t as overwhelming as they seem. Just jump right in. Also, personal attacks for doing your job are par for the course.

What is your favorite Rhode Island escape or hobby? Disc golf at Slater Park, PawSox, Bikeway, beaches. Grilling on my deck with a Rhode Island craft beer in my hand.

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Favorite Rhode Island restaurant? Bella, Arigna, Los Andes, Sura, too many to count.

Red Sox or Yankees? Sox. Pre-’04 championship, I ran a website called