Craig Flournoy Biography
Craig Flournoy is is a journalism professor at Southern Methodist University and a former investigative reporter for The Dallas Morning News, at which his work included coverage of the latter portion of the civil rights movement. He was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, the USA as John Craig Flournoy.
Craig Flournoy Age
Southern Methodist University professor was born on June 26, 1951, in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. He is 67 years old as of 2018.
Craig Flournoy Spouse
Flournoy is married to his wife, Nina P. Flournoy (born June 11, 1954), have three daughters. Mrs. Flournoy is a senior lecturer at Southern Methodist University.
Flournoy obtained his Bachelor of Arts in history with honors from the University of New Orleans in 1975, his master’s in history from SMU in 1986, and his Ph.D. in journalism in 2003 from the Douglas Manship School of Mass Communications at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.
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John Craig Flournoy is a journalism professor at Southern Methodist University and a former investigative reporter for The Dallas Morning News, at which his work included coverage of the latter portion of the civil rights movement. He has taught at SMU since 2003, where he graduated with a Master of Arts in History in 1986. Formerly, at Cincinnati University in Cincinnati, Ohio, he taught classes on computer-assisted reporting, investigative reporting, history of American journalism, and communication law. He was the Phillip G. Warner professor of The Dallas Morning News from 1997 to 1998.
Before working at The Dallas Morning News, Flournoy worked as a reporter and columnist for the late Shreveport Journal, edited by Stanley R. Tiner, from January 1977 to December 1978. The Journal Flournoy and Bill Keith investigated Webster Parish Sheriff O. H. Haynes Jr. and the Springhill Police Department for corrupt practices.
The journalists claimed that prostitution, ticket-fixing, stolen bond money, and drug abuse cases had been covered up by the two agencies. Investigations by Deputy T of the Chief Criminal Sheriff. C. Bloxom Jr., and Springhill’s Mayor M. A. Gleason, Jr., did not find any proof of wrongdoing.
It was observed that the Shreveport Times, meanwhile, was preparing a tale about Webster Parish’s reduced crime rate relative to other neighboring locations. In the event, State Attorney General William J. Guste did not return any charges. In Columbia Journalism Review, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator and The Newspaper, Flournoy’s works emerged
Flournoy Awards And Honor
Pulitzer Prize with fellow reporter George Rodrigue in 1986 for investigative reporting about racial segregation in East Texas.
American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award
Associated Press Managing Editors Association’s Public Service Award
Investigative Reporters and Editors’ Medal for Outstanding Investigative Reporting
Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Reporting
Scripps Howard Edward J. Meeman Award for Environmental Reporting.
He also won eleven Dallas Club Katie awards, five of which were for investigative reporting.