BA, Drew University. Wrote “County Lines” column in The New York Times for six years and a book, A Cold-Blooded Business, based on a murder case he covered in The New York Times, which Kirkus Reviews called “riveting.” Produces syndicated online video column for TheStreet.com, often a lead feature on Yahoo! Finance. Served as editor-in-chief of Fertilemind.net; twice named “Best of the Web” by Forbes magazine. Awards include the Silver Award in 2007 from the League of American Communications Professionals; named the best journalism critic in the nation by Talking Biz Web site at the University of North Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communication. When not writing or teaching, serves as a firefighter in Hastings, New York. Most recent book (2012) is on firefighters. SLC 2010–
Courses taught in Writing
- First-Year Studies: Is Journalism What We Think It Is?
- Investigating the Environment: The Indian Point Project
- Wrongfully Accused