About Kathleen Mccoy
MCCOY, KATHLEEN is assistant managing editor for features at the Anchorage Daily News in Alaska. Her career included working as a reporter for small newspapers in Berkeley and Auburn in Northern California and Camarillo and Thousand Oaks in Southern California. She moved to Alaska in 1980, where she reported for a year in the bush at the Nome Nugget newspaper. Since 1981 she has worked at the Anchorage Daily News, the largest daily newspaper in Alaska. Her roles there have included features writer and editor, Sunday magazine editor and senior editor. Under her leadership, her features sections have won University of Missouri General Excellence awards in 2003, 1999 and 1998; Association of Food Journalists best section award in 2003 and her own writing was honored with numerous awards, including her contribution to the paper's Pulitzer Prize for Public Service in 1989 for stories on Alaska Native alcoholism and suicide. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with concurrent degrees in journalism and rhetoric. She is currently a John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University.
- Was accepted for Dec 10-15 2006 Multimedia Training.
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Content on this site written by Kathleen Mccoy (includes contributory writing):
- Meet the Digital Diggers
- New tech tools catapult geology fieldwork into the computer age