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About Christopher Butler

Christopher is currently a staff reporter for The Enterprise, a local daily newspaper within the USA Today network located in Brockton, MA. After graduating from Northeastern University in 2021 with a bachelor's degree in Journalism and a minor in Psychology, he's written for various news outlets across Massachusetts, covering topics like homelessness, housing, education, health care, mental health, cannabis, opioids and more.

Christopher Butler in Panama City, Panama. / Photo by Daniel Hentz.

Christopher has worked for The Enterprise since April 2022 and received the Best of Gannett award for Public Service in 2023 — an annual, internal, network-wide prize from the company. He covers homelessness and education.

Prior the The Enterprise, he worked as a weekend reporter for, an online magazine by The Boston Globe. There, he wrote about crime, entertainment, the budding local cannabis industry and places-of-interest.

He also spent time as a contributor at GovSight — a digital political information platform and news startup based outside of Washington D.C. The platform informs users of their  government representatives at every level, all their voting information and more. Christopher worked for the company's news team as a writer and podcast guest, where he wrote news aggregation articles on current events.

Christopher unofficially started his journalism career as the founding editor-in-chief of his high school's only student newspaper The Trojan Voice. The paper, sponsored by McDowell High School in Erie, Pennsylvania, still exists and has grown from 4 reporters, 1 photographer and 1 editor to a team of over 50 students.

At Northeastern University, Christopher wrote for the school's only independent, student-run newspaper The Huntington News since his freshman year. He eventually served as editor-in-chief from January 2020 to May 2020.

Outside of the news, he's obsessed with global soccer, loves the Boston Celtics and is an avid reader, runner and hammocker. He religiously listens to rap and R&B music with dabbles of alternative and classic rock.

He currently lives in Boston, MA.

To get in touch with Christopher, see his Contact page!

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