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Jon Craig

Content Producer jcraig@dailyvoice.com

Pleasantville native Jon Craig is special editor for the Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange and Dutchess Daily Voice sites. He is also the primary reporter for Daily Voice Plus Politics in Westchester and Fairfield.

Jon graduated from Cornell University and received his master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University. Across a 35-year career, he's worked as a reporter for daily newspapers in Chicago, New York, Ohio & Washington, D.C and as managing editor for weekly newspapers in Rye, White Plains and Harrison.

Jon also writes periodically for the Cornell Chronicle.

Career Highlights:

  • -- Covered Metro-North train wreck that killed a motorist and five commuters, 2015
  • -- Researched state investigative project for PublicIntegrity.org, 2011-12
  • -- National MADD award for database analysis of repeat drunk drivers in Ohio, 2008.
  • -- Henry F. Guggenheim Fellow, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2010.
  • -- Sentenced to jail for protecting confidential sources (won on appeal), 1999.
  • -- Broke 30th anniversary story about Kent State shootings — using FBI records, resurrecting theory a student informant triggered fatal National Guard volley, May 2000.
  • -- Covered Ground Zero after Sept. 11, 2001, terrorism attacks.
  • -- Uncovered voting problems before & during presidential recount in Ohio, 2004.
  • -- Witnessed botched Death Row execution of Romell Broom in 2009, one of more than a dozen I covered; Wrote about three inmates whose death sentences were commuted to life without parole.
  • -- Won IRE, SDX and multiple national & state awards for series led by Erik Kriss investigating New York General Assembly. 1994.
  • -- Guest lecturer at universities in NY & Ohio. Taught Syracuse high school journalism class.
  • -- Co-authored IRE-award winning series on illegal restraints/beatings at juvenile detention centers. Gov. Mario Cuomo had NY inspector general confirm what Hart Seely and I found at Division for Youth & fired top directors, 1993.
  • -- Survived Air Force Kool School training at North Pole, 1996.
  • -- Covered Persian Gulf wars, including 2002 bomb missions from Turkey, and stateside Army/Air Guard training. 1991.
  • -- Supervised overnight coverage of Pan Am Flight 103 after Libyan bomb killed 35 Syracuse University students over Lockerbie, Scotland, 1988.
  • -- Covered aftermath of John F. Kennedy Jr.'s fatal plane crash from Cape Cod, 1999.
  • -- Greeted Kurt Vonnegut Jr. as Cornell Sun sports editor during daily's 100th anniversary dinner in May 1980. 

Jon Craig's Contributions

  1. Crystal Meth Sweep Nets 5 Arrests, Weapons In Atlantic County: Prosecutor

    Crystal Meth Sweep Nets 5 Arrests, Weapons In Atlantic County: Prosecutor

    Five people were arrested and a stash of crystal meth and weapons were seized as part of a multi-agency investigation in South Jersey, authorities said.The arrests were made on Tuesday at a home in Egg Harbor Township, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office. Members of the ACPO Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit, Egg Harbor Township police and SWAT successfully executed a ...

  2. Glass Elevator Part Of $10.2M Jersey Shore Property

    Glass Elevator Part Of $10.2M Jersey Shore Property

    Are you looking for a seven-bedroom home right on the beachfront? Look no further than Sea Girt where a relatively new home is on the Jersey Shore market. The stunning waterfront property includes 8 1/2 baths and a patio with built-in lounge chairs. There also are indoor and outdoor fireplaces. The architect took the expression of "living in a glass house" to an extreme. ...

  3. Crystal Meth Sweep Nets 5 Arrests, Weapons In Atlantic County: Prosecutor

    Crystal Meth Sweep Nets 5 Arrests, Weapons In Atlantic County: Prosecutor

    Five people were arrested and a stash of crystal meth and weapons were seized as part of a multi-agency investigation in South Jersey, authorities said.The arrests were made on Tuesday at a home in Egg Harbor Township, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office. Members of the ACPO Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit, Egg Harbor Township police and SWAT successfully executed a ...

  4. Car Hits Truck, Flips Over In Central Jersey

    Car Hits Truck, Flips Over In Central Jersey

    Police, firefighters and EMS crews were called to a serious crash in Central Jersey.The collision between a car and a truck occurred about 2:30 p.m. at Heather Lane and Middlesex Avenue (County Road 650) in Woodbridge Township, according to initial reports. The area is heavily wooded with narrow roadways.The impact caused the car to flip over, according to an unconfirmed report.No ...

  5. Smoothie King Soon To Move Into Brick Township?

    Smoothie King Soon To Move Into Brick Township?

    Plans are in the works -- or blender, so to speak -- for the first Smoothie King in Ocean County.A township planning board meeting is set for Dec. 8 to consider details on a drive-thru restaurant proposed at 129 Chambers Bridge Road in Brick Township.Its proposed location is a busy thoroughfare across from Brick Commons shopping plaza. A home would have to be demolished to make room for ...

  6. GOTCHA! Woman, 38, Caught Trying To Steal TVs From Jersey Shore Walmart: Brick PD

    GOTCHA! Woman, 38, Caught Trying To Steal TVs From Jersey Shore Walmart: Brick PD

    A 38-year-old woman from Lakewood has been arrested for trying to steal televisions from a Walmart store on the Jersey Shore.The woman reportedly used a tool to try and cut off security tags from the TVs, according to a spokeswoman for Brick police.On Friday at about 9 p.m., Brick police were called to the Walmart at 1872 Route 88 for a potential shoplifter, Police Officer Victoria ...

  7. DAY 2: Search Continues For Missing Couple Last Seen On ATV Trails

    DAY 2: Search Continues For Missing Couple Last Seen On ATV Trails

    A search is underway for a couple last seen on ATV trails in a wooded section of Stafford known as the Pine Barrens.The missing married couple was identified as Gary and Lorraine Parker of Warren Grove. They are 67- and 60-years-old, respectively. The Stafford Township Police Department’s ATV Unit with the assistance of the Ocean County Sheriffs Department ATV Unit have been ...

  8. Driver Killed In Turnpike Crash ID'd As Central Jersey Man, 31

    Driver Killed In Turnpike Crash ID'd As Central Jersey Man, 31

    Authorities have identified the driver killed in a collision on the New Jersey Turnpike.Andrew N. Disney, 31, of Edison, was killed when his sedan slammed into the rear of a tractor-trailer pulled over along the turnpike, according to New Jersey State Police Trooper Brandi Slota.Good Samaritans tried to rescue Disney from the wreckage at about 2 p.m. on Monday.Videos show a silver ...

  9. Philadelphia Man, 20, Charged In South Jersey Murder Attempt, Prosecutor Says

    Philadelphia Man, 20, Charged In South Jersey Murder Attempt, Prosecutor Says

    A 20-year-old Philadelphia man has been charged in connection with a shooting in a shopping center parking lot, authorities said.Lamar Johnson, of the 1000 block of Granite Street, was charged with first-degree attempted murder, aggravated assault and several weapons offenses, according to Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director ...

  10. Serious Crash Reported On Interstate 195 In Central Jersey

    Serious Crash Reported On Interstate 195 In Central Jersey

    A serious crash was reported on Interstate 195 in Central Jersey.The crash occurred at about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday near mile-marker 29.6 in Howell Township, initial reports said.No other details were immediately available.CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES

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