Steve Collins has covered government and politics for The Bristol Press since 1994. Before that, he was a reporter and columnist for six years for The Citizen, in Auburn, New York.
He is co-founder of The Tattoo teen newspaper, online at www.ReadTheTattoo.com, and Youth Journalism International, a 501(c)(3) public educational charity serving young people across the globe.
He has a B.A. in history from the University of Virginia.
He is married and has two school-age children.