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journalist , writer , journalism educator

Michael Andrew Carrigan, American journalism educator, journalist, writer. Certified airline transport pilot Federal Aviation Administration. Recipient Journalist of Merit, Nevada Press Association, 1994. Member Republican Central Committee, Reno, since 1997, Sparks (Nevada) Citizen Advisory Bom., since 1998. Member Society Professional Journalists, Retired Officers' Association.

Background

Carrigan, Michael Andrew was born on October 30, 1949 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of George Richard and Emelie Elizabeth (Glover) Carrigan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Naval Science, United States Naval Academy, 1973. Master of Arts in Journalism, University Nevada, 1997.

Career

Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1969, advanced through grades to lieutenant Commander, naval officer, 1969-1991. Newspaper reporter Lahontan Valley News, Fallon, Nevada, 1992-1996. Professor Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, since 1996, University Nevada, Reno, since 1996.

Advisor The Echo Newspaper, Reno.

Achievements

  • Certified airline transport pilot Federal Aviation Administration.

Membership

Member Republican Central Committee, Reno, since 1997, Sparks (Nevada) Citizen Advisory Bom., since 1998. Member Society Professional Journalists, Retired Officers' Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Flying, fishing, golf.

Connections

Married Cora Suzanne Leigh, June 7, 1973. Children: Ashley, Molly.

father:
George Richard Carrigan

mother:
Emelie Elizabeth (Glover) Carrigan

spouse:
Cora Suzanne Leigh

children:
Ashley Carrigan

Molly Carrigan