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Jo Craven McGinty

Jo Craven McGinty, American journalist, educator. Recipient Pulitzer prize for public service, 1999, Selden Ring for investigative reporting University Southern California, 1999, Morton Mintz award for investigative reporting Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild, 1998, Bill Pryor Memorial Grand prize for writing, 1998.

Background

  • McGinty, Jo Craven was born on June 29, 1963 in Asheboro, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of James Albright and Sara Pugh Craven.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Elon College, 1985. Master's degree, University Missouri, 1997.

    Career

    • Reporter Daily Times News, Burlington, North Carolina, 1985-1989. Reporter, assistant city editor Durham (North Carolina) Sun, 1989-1991. Assistant feature editor Herald-Sun, Durham, 1991-1994.

      Raleigh editor Raleigh Extra, North Carolina, 1994. City editor for education/science Missourian, Columbia, Missouri, 1995. Assistant database administrator National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting, 1995-1997.

      Database specialist Washington Post, 1997-1999. Assistant professor journalism University Missouri, Columbia, since 1999.

    Works

    • Author: (handbook) The HMDA Handbook: Detecting Disparaities in Home Managed Lending, 2000.

    Membership

    Reading partner Everybody Wins!, Washington, 1998-1999. Member Investigative Reporters and Editors (member education committee since 2000).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, woodworking.

    Connections

    • Married Thomas Paul McGinty, December 11, 1999.
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    Born June 29, 1963
    (age 54)
    • 1985
      Elon College
    • 1997
      University Missouri
    • 1985 - 1989
      Reporter Daily Times News
      Burlington, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1991 - 1994
      assistant, feature editor Herald-Sun
      Durham, United Kingdom
    • 1994
      Raleigh editor Raleigh Extra
      North Carolina, United States
    • 1995
      city editor for education/science Missourian
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1995 - 1997
      assistant, database administrator National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting
    • 1997 - 1999
      database specialist, Washington Post
    • 1999
      assistant, professor journalism University Missouri
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
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