Denise M. BonillaBabylon Town email@example.com
Education: Fairleigh Dickinson University, bachelor’s degree; University of California at Berkeley, master’s degree
Denise M. Bonilla covers the Town of Babylon, including the villages of Amityville, Babylon and Lindenhurst. She has been a staff writer at Newsday since 2003 and has covered a variety of beats, including crime and courts, the Town of Hempstead, immigration and investigations. Prior to joining Newsday, Bonilla worked as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times, the Buffalo News and as a freelance writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, Oakland Tribune, San Francisco Business Times and East Bay Monthly.
Honors and Awards: More than a dozen awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors, the New York Newspaper Publishers Association, the New York State Associated Press Association, the Society of the Silurians, the Newswomen’s Club of New York, and the Press Club of Long Island.