The Astoria Post is part of the Queens Post group, which publishes seven local news sites in Queens and one in Brooklyn.
We deliver up-to-the-minute reports on education, local politics, small business, crime, neighborhood real estate and more. Our experienced reporters dig up stories—both big and small—that are of concern to local residents.
The publisher is Christian Murray a veteran journalist who worked as a reporter for Newsday and Thomson Reuters prior to establishing the company. He has a master’s degree from the Columbia School of Journalism and is a graduate of the University of Auckland.
He founded Outer Boro Media and its subsidiaries in 2009. Murray is originally from New Zealand and has been in New York since 1994. He is on the board of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce and the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy.
Laura Hanrahan is a reporter from Hamilton, ON, Canada. She is a graduate of McGill University and earned a master’s degree in journalism from New York University. She lives in Bushwick.
Max Murray is a reporter and the son of publisher Christian Murray. He is a current student at SUNY New Paltz working towards his degree in Political Science.
Shane O’Brien is a reporter from Dublin, Ireland. He graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology where he received his degree in Journalism. He previously worked for Raidió Teilifís Éireann, Ireland’s national public service media.
Meghan Sackman is a reporter and life long New Yorker who currently lives in Jackson Heights. She graduated from Manhattan College with degrees in English and Journalism.
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Christian Amez is the president of sales and marketing. He is a civic leader and former teacher with Woodside on the Move. He is an alumn of SUNY New Paltz. He was raised in Sunnyside where he still lives.
If you have a news tip, please e-mail us at [email protected] or call Christian Murray at 516-242-0633
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