Publisher and Editor: Patricia Abbate
Contributing Editor: Christopher J. Haraden
Copy Editor: Barbara Rabinovitz
Director of Business Development and Operations: Thomas Foye
Business Manager and Typesetting, Design and Production: Cheryl Killion
Cartoonist: Peter Menice
Reporters and Contributors: Marie Fricker, John Galluzzo, Catherine Goldhammer, Carol Britton Meyer, Allan Stein, Allan McCall
Photography Contributors: Skip Tull, Lucy Wightman

Susan Ovans
Owner, Publisher, Editor 1979-2019

Upon the June 2019 retirement of Susan Ovans, the longtime owner, publisher, and editor of the Hull Times, Patricia Abbate and Thomas Foye assumed ownership. Abbate and Foye also publish the South Shore Senior News and host a weekly radio show, My Generation, on 95.9 WATD-FM, every Sunday night.


The Hull Times’ award-winning cartoonist, Peter Menice, with publisher Patricia Abbate at the publication’s offices located on Nantasket Ave., Hull, MA

Sports writer Alan mccall covers a game played at hull high school.

Sports writer Alan mccall covers a game played at hull high school.

Family members and current and former Hull Times staffers at the NENPA Hall of Fame Induction Dinner in february 2016. L to R, seated: Marilyn Haraden, Susan Ovans, Lucy Wightman. Standing: Steven Nee, Seth Gitell, John Galluzzo, Chris Haraden, Sherry Larkin, Catherine Goldhammer, Pat Desmond. [Roger Jackson photo.]


Susan Ovans began covering news in Hull in 1979. During her 40-year career, she has won multiple industry awards for news reporting and editorial writing. In February 2016, she was inducted into the New England Newspaper and Press Association Hall of Fame.

The Times’ longtime cartoonist, Peter Menice, photographer Lucy Wightman, and contributing editor Catherine Goldhammer have also won top NENPA awards in recent years.