Profile of Pam Frampton

Pam Frampton is a columnist and the associate managing editor of The Telegram. She has a BA (Honours) in English Literature from Memorial University of Newfoundland and has worked as a journalist for more than 20 years. Originally from Trinity Bay, she lives in St. John’s. She is also chair of The Telegram’s literary prize committee, which oversees The Cuffer Prize.

All articles of Pam Frampton

  • Patrolling on Facebook

    In bygone days, people also went to look at wanted posters of suspected crooks on the lam. These days, social media has largely replaced post ...

  • Faceless, nameless, homeless

    For a recent series on homelessness, Telegram reporters Tara Bradbury and Glen Whiffen spent several hours in the pouring rain in downtown St. ...

  • Customer-serviced to death

    Most people notice customer service when it’s either been exemplary or atrocious.I like to applaud great service, and I’ll also speak up — ...

  • City fathers know best

    Last week in the legislature, backbenchers presented petitions padded with government staffers’ names to bolster their own cause and passed them ...

  • Cloak-and-stagger

    Despite the last-minute compromise brokered between the Progressive Conservatives and the Liberals Thursday night, watching the goings on in the ...

  • Don’t put it in writing

    “There is more information available on this project to the people of the province than ever before in our history on any project,” she often ...

  • Je suis Charlie

    I work in a newsroom — a highly charged, sometimes clamorous place where journalists make tight deadlines every day and then come back the next ...

  • 12 Days of Christmas

    On the first day of Christmas The province sent to me A passel of flailing Tories On the second day of Christmas The province sent to me ...

  • A life well lived

    “Perhaps your dad sent him to cheer us up,” my husband said. He could well be right. As we walked through the cemetery, my eight-year-old ...

  • Bill Cosby: pilloried or great pretender?

    I tend to operate on the premise that people are good until they are demonstrably otherwise. Which is why I am as aghast and as disillusioned as ...