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Donald McNeil Jr.

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Name  Donald Jr.

Role  Journalist

Education  University of California, Berkeley
Nominations  GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Newspaper Article

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Donald Gerard McNeil Jr. (born February 1, 1954 San Francisco, California) is a science and health journalist for the New York Times.

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Biography

He graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1975 with a bachelor's degree in rhetoric. He started at the Times in 1976 as a copy boy. He left in 1979 to teach journalism at Columbia University while studying history. From 1995 to 2002, he was a foreign correspondent based in South Africa and France. In 2013, he was featured in an acclaimed documentary about AIDS drugs, Fire In the Blood.

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He lives in Brooklyn. He has two daughters and a stepson.

Awards

  • 2013 - Third Place, Beat reporting, American Association of Health Care Journalists
  • 2012 – Third Place, Beat reporting, American Association of Health Care Journalists
  • 2007 – Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award
  • 2006 – Overseas Press Club award
  • 2002 – First place in foreign reporting from the National Association of Black Journalists
  • References

    Donald McNeil Jr. Wikipedia


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