285 Broad Street
Investigative reporter for the Hartford Courant
Kauffman has been a reporter at The Hartford Courant since 1986 and is currently assigned to the paper’s investigative desk, where he works on longer-term projects. He also specializes in computer-assisted reporting and manages the newsroom’s databases and Intranet. In 2007 he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Investigative Reporting for a series he co-authored on mentally ill troops sent to war. He has also received a Polk Award, the Selden Ring Award, the Worth Bingham Prize and the Heywood Broun Award, and has twice been a finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award. He was also named a “Master Reporter” by the New England Society of Newspaper Editors. Outside the paper, Kauffman teaches graduate-level courses in investigative reporting and computer-assisted reporting at Quinnipiac University.