Meet Viktoria Sundqvist

Sundqvist Viktoria (Twitter) Viktoria Sundqvist is the breaking news editor for Digital First Media in Connecticut, overseeing and creating online content for the New Haven Register, The Register Citizen and The Middletown Press.

She was formerly the managing editor of central Connecticut with oversight of The Register Citizen and The Middletown Press newsrooms and prior to that worked as the investigations editor at The Middletown Press and The Register Citizen, publishing an in-depth series on Connecticut police departments’ compliance with Freedom of Information laws.

She is still guiding staff on in-depth and investigative projects.

Viktoria has a master’s degree in journalism from Quinnipiac University, where she also earned her undergraduate degree in communications and was the editor of the school’s weekly student-run newspaper, The Chronicle.

A native of Sweden, she came to the U.S. as an au pair in 1998, having already studied mass media in high school at a vocational technical-type program where she earned hands-on experience in writing newspaper articles, requesting public documents, producing talk-radio shows, film editing, photography and graphic design.

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