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Kevin Michael Corcoran, American Newspaper reporter. Recipient Fraternal Order of Police award, 1989, First Place Journalism award Hoosier State Press Association, 1992, Journalist of Year award Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 1993, School Bell award Indiana State Teachers Association, 1993, Friend of H.S. Press award Indiana H.S. Press Association, 1995, Washington Monthly Journal award 1995, 96, Cleveland Emmy nomination, 1997.


Corcoran, Kevin Michael was born on June 2, 1965 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Michael Joseph and Joan Phyllis (Yauch) Corcoran.


Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Indiana University, 1988.


Corresponding Associated Press, Indianapolis, 1987-1988. Sears congressional intern United States Republican Peter Kostmayer, Washington, 1988. Reporter The Journal-Gazette, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1988-1991.

Statehouse reporter The News-Sentinel, Indianapolis, 1991-1995, The Times of Northwest Indiana, Indianapolis, 1996-1999, The Indianapolis Star, since 1999. Advisor, co-founder Indiana High School Journalism Partnership Project, 1993-1995. Part-time lecturer School Journalism Indiana University, Indianapolis, 1996-1998.


Active Big Brothers, Indianapolis, 1993-1996. Host parent Adventures in Real Communications, 1995. Member Society Professional Journalists (3 1st place awards 1993), Investigative Reporters and Editors (2 honor awards 1990), Indianapolis Press Club (board directors since 1998).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, Internet, running, walking.


Married Trisha Kim Essig, June 26, 1993. 2 children, Moira Kelly, Kienan Patrick.

Michael Joseph Corcoran

Joan Phyllis (Yauch) Corcoran

Trisha Kim Essig

Moira Kelly Corcoran