Brett J. Orzechowski

Brett J. Orzechowski, M.S.

Assistant Professor, Journalism and Management


Brett Orzechowski, M.S., joined the faculty in the School of Business and Justice Studies in 2015 after serving as CEO and publisher of The Connecticut Mirror/Connecticut News Project, Inc., a public policy news organization in Hartford, Conn., and Washington, D.C.

Orzechowski is interested in the entrepreneurial business climate in upstate New York and has experience in data visualization and management, software development, and digital publishing. He previously served on the faculty at Quinnipiac University with an emphasis on entrepreneurship, digital media, and data analytics.

Orzechowski was also co-creator of the Media Innovation Collaborative (MIC) at Quinnipiac, an interdisciplinary effort by the Schools of Business and Communications designed to equip students with multimedia and entrepreneurial skills. During its formative stages, the MIC incubator fostered 26 media-based businesses with 17 incorporated, of which six secured external start-up capital.

Honors and Distinctions

  • B.A. in Communications from Saint John Fisher College
  • M.S. from Quinnipiac University

Selected Publications

  • Orzechowski, B. (2018) FOIL: The Law and the Future of Public Information in New York. Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press.