Tess Nacelewicz

As managing editor, Tess works on developing a rapport with industry leaders to report and write on industry news, concentrating on the fire and residential beats. Her focus is on writing stories important to installers, integrators, manufacturers and distributors. Before joining Security Systems News in September 2010, Tess was a newspaper reporter in Maine for more than two decades. Most of that time, she worked for The Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, and also was an occasional stringer for The New York Times. Tess has a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University and a master’s in linguistics from the University of Michigan. She lives in Maine with her husband and a demanding cat.

Recent Articles

A considered approach to everything from products to services has ensured three decades of steady growth for N.Y. company
Wed, 07/30/2014
Part water mist, part gas suppression systems, the new technology isn’t addressed by current NFPA standards, new research concludes
Wed, 07/30/2014
The fired AlarmForce CEO’s noncompete has expired and he plans to help AlarmForce competitors with marketing
Wed, 07/23/2014
The company is acquiring in 2014, and also enhancing its customer service
Wed, 07/23/2014
Lawmakers just killed a bill to let municipalities require sprinklers in new homes, but more bills expected in 2015
Tue, 07/22/2014