Meet the staff at The Rochester Voice
Thursday, July 21, 2016 2:02 pm
The editor and publisher of The Rochester Voice is Harrison Thorp, who has worked at newspapers in Maine, New Hampshire, Virginia and Massachusetts before beginning The Lebanon Voice eight years ago.
Mr. Thorp and The Rochester Voice won four Distinguished Journalism award from the New Hampshire Press Association in 2019, three Best Sunday newspaper awards while editor of the former Foster's Sunday Citizen in the early 2000s and an Associated Press sports feature writing award while working as a sports editor at the Culpeper Star-Exponent in Virginia in the late 1980s.
In 2020 The Rochester Voice won six Distinguished Journalism Awards, including first place for General Excellence: Digital Presence.
Mr. Thorp penned the novel Freak the News in 2010, a suspense drama set inside a raucous, ribald newsroom at a corrupt Maine newspaper.
Martha T. Soto Galicia is the president of The Rochester Voice.
Ms. Soto-Galicia as a child escaped with her family from Cuba and Fidel Castro's communist regime, settling in Miami.
Prior to working at The Rochester Voice, she worked in public relations, developing and implementing marketing and promotional campaigns for the Comedy Fix Traffic School of Sunrise, Fla.
Earlier in her career she served as an account executive for TV Time Inc. of Miami, where she negotiated contracts for time and space in all forms of media including newspapers and television.
Ms. Soto Galicia has also worked as a legal secretary and an office manager.
Her creative outlets include stand-up comedy and performing as Butterfingers Da Klown at town events and private parties.
Ms. Soto-Galicia and Mr. Thorp live together in West Lebanon with their cat, the mischievous Sketch Zachariah Thorp.