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Michael Francis Fitzgerald

Michael Francis Fitzgerald, American journalist. Recipient Best News Story or Series award Computer Press Association, 1995, 2000, 1st place news series American Society & Business Press Editors, 1995, 2d place news series, 1995; named Most Prominent Cyberwriter, Press Access, 2000. Member Online News Association (chair membership committee).


  • Fitzgerald, Michael Francis was born on February 16, 1964 in Bowling Green, Ohio, United States. Son of Jon Michael and Linda Marie (Baldwin) Fitzgerald.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in History, University Chicago, 1986.


    • Managing editor Chicago Computing, 1989-1990. From midwest correspondent to online editor Computer World, Framingham, Massachusetts, 1990-1996. Senior news producer ZDNet News, San Francisco, 1996-1999.

      Executive editor news Red Herring, 2000—2001. Freelance journalist, since 2001.


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Member Online News Association (chair membership committee).





    • Married Lark Danielle Fitzgerald, October 27, 1997. Children: Jon Michael, Aedan Francis.
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    Born February 16, 1964
    (age 53)
    • 1986
      University Chicago
    • 2001
      executive, editor news Red Herring
    • 1989 - 1990
      Managing editor Chicago Computing
    • 1990 - 1996
      from midwest correspondent to online editor Computer World
      Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1996 - 1999
      senior, news producer ZDNet News
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 2001
      freelance journalist