| Donald Jr.|| Journalist|
| University of California, Berkeley|
GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Newspaper Article
Donald Gerard McNeil Jr. (born February 1, 1954 San Francisco, California) is a science and health journalist for the New York Times.
Donald McNeil Jr. Wikipedia
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.
He lives in Brooklyn. He has two daughters and a stepson.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