Hugh Bailey


Hugh Bailey, Policy Director, [email protected], 860-610-6040 x3512

Hugh Bailey started at OCA in January 2024. Prior to that, he spent 20 years as a journalist in Connecticut, writing editorials and a weekly column about issues including housing, education and the enduring effects of segregation in this state and around the nation. He has also been a business writer and copy editor.

In 2013, he was awarded the Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship for Editorial Writing, after which he produced an award-winning newspaper series about brownfield remediation and redevelopment in the United States and Europe.

He is a lifelong Connecticut resident and graduate of the University of Connecticut. He has a master's of urban planning degree from New York University's Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service.

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