Dr. Flournoy was an investigative reporter for The Dallas Morning News for 22 years. He has won more than 50 state and national journalism awards including the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting-the first Pulitzer awarded to The Dallas Morning News. Dr. Flournoy also was one of three finalists for the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting. Other national awards include the Associated Press Managing Editors Association's Public Service Award, the American Bar Association's Silver Gavel Award, the Investigative Reporters and Editors' Medal for Outstanding Investigative Reporting, the Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Reporting and the Scripps Howard Edward J. Meeman Award for Environmental Reporting. He also won 11 Dallas Press Club Katie awards, including five for investigative reporting.
Dr. Craig Flournoy teaches advanced news writing, computer-assisted reporting, history of American journalism and investigative reporting at Southern Methodist University. Dr. Flournoy received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history with honors in 1975 from the University of New Orleans. He received a Master of Arts degree in history in 1986 from Southern Methodist University. In 1997-98, he was the Philip G. Warner Professor of Journalism at Sam Houston State University, the only working journalist to hold that chair. In August 2003, he graduated from the Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. http://www.smu.edu/Meadows/FacultyAndStaff/Journalism/FlournoyCraig.aspx
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