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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. 70-Year-Old Atlantic County Man Sentenced For Sexually Assaulting Girl, 12

    70-Year-Old Atlantic County Man Sentenced For Sexually Assaulting Girl, 12

    A 70 year-old man from South Jersey has been sentenced to a treatment center on charges of sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a 12 year-old girl, authorities said.Jose A. Rodriguez of Egg Harbor City was sentenced on Thursday by Judge Bernard Delury, Jr. The defendant’s total sentence on all counts is 11 and a half years to be served at the Adult Diagnostic Treatment ...

  2. Man Shot In Chest In South Jersey

    Man Shot In Chest In South Jersey

    Authorities in Burlington County are investigating a shooting that sent a man to the hospital. At about 9:45 p.m. Thursday, Riverside police responded to reports of an injured male at 8 Fairview St.When police arrived, they found an unidentified victim suffering a bullet wound in his chest.The victim was taken to an area hospital. There have been no arrests.This is a ...

  3. Prosecutor: 15-Year-Old Charged With Gunning Down Camden Man

    Prosecutor: 15-Year-Old Charged With Gunning Down Camden Man

    A 15-year-old boy has been charged in adult court for his role in the fatal shooting of a Camden man, authorities said. Michael Allen of Camden was charged on Thursday with first-degree murder, second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose,  second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon and fourth-degree resisting arrest, according to Acting Camden County ...

  4. Toms River Driver Who Caused Chain Reaction Crash With State Trooper, School Bus Cited For DUI

    Toms River Driver Who Caused Chain Reaction Crash With State Trooper, School Bus Cited For DUI

    A 36-year-old Jersey Shore woman was cited for driving under the influence after a chain reaction collision that involved a state police SUV and school bus, authorities said.The crash occurred about 8 a.m. on Monday. One driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, and there were no students on the school bus, according to Toms River police.Police said that Heather Scoville of ...

  5. SEEN HER? South Jersey Woman Reported Missing

    SEEN HER? South Jersey Woman Reported Missing

    A 36-year-old South Jersey woman who suffers from mental disorders has been reported missing, authorities said.Egg Harbor Township police seek the public's assistance in finding Chloe Ferrel who was last seen on Sunday, they said.Police think that Ferrel might be in Atlantic City or the Camden area. She is about 5-foor 9-inches tall and weighs about 200 pouinds. She has brown eyes, ...

  6. Tip Yields Atlantic City Cocaine Arrest, Recovery Of Loaded Handgun

    Tip Yields Atlantic City Cocaine Arrest, Recovery Of Loaded Handgun

    A tip from a concerned citizen led to the arrest of a 24-year-old Atlantic City man on drug and weapons charges, authorities said.At 2:40 pm, Detectives James Barrett, Nicholas Berardis and Chris Smith conducted a motor vehicle stop in the 1000 block of Sewell Avenue. A citizen had alerted police that a man was selling drugs and gave a detailed description of the suspect and his ...

  7. School Bus Collides With SUV In Monmouth County

    School Bus Collides With SUV In Monmouth County

    First responders were called to a report of a school bus crash in Central Jersey, authorities said. Shortly before 1 p.m., a bus loaded with children reportedly collided with an SUV, according to initial reports. The crash occurred on Bethany Road, by the railroad tracks, in Holmdel, reports said.A driver sustained a hand injury, but no children were hurt, according to an ...

  8. UPDATE: Ocean County Man, 29, Struck, Killed Crossing Route 35 In Central Jersey

    UPDATE: Ocean County Man, 29, Struck, Killed Crossing Route 35 In Central Jersey

    A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing Route 35 in Monmouth County on Tuesday evening, authorities said.John Hebeler, 29, of Tuckerton, was hit as he crossed the four-lane highway in Holmdel at about 7:15 p.m., the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office said.Hebeler wasn’t in a crosswalk or near an intersection when he was hit on the southbound side near the Holmdel ...

  9. SEEN HER? State Police Seek Help Locating 14-Year-Old South Jersey Girl Driving To NYC

    SEEN HER? State Police Seek Help Locating 14-Year-Old South Jersey Girl Driving To NYC

    New Jersey State Police seek the public's help locating a missing girl from Burlington County.State troopers say that Charlee Hertzog, 14, of Tabernacle Township, left her family's residence earlier Wednesday and was last seen driving a 2018 Toyota Tacoma, with New Jersey license plates E19NJT, in an unknown direction. She may be traveling to New York City, troopers said on Facebook.She ...

  10. PHOTOS: 4-Alarm Fire Destroys Howard Johnson Inn, Sends Guests Scrambling In Camden County

    PHOTOS: 4-Alarm Fire Destroys Howard Johnson Inn, Sends Guests Scrambling In Camden County

    A massive four-alarm fire destroyed a Howard Johnson Express Inn on Black Horse Pike in Camden County overnight, authorities said.Fortunately, all the hotel's guests and staff escaped without injury, police in Gloucester Township said. The blaze broke out about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Howard Johnson Inn at 832 North Black Horse Pike, initial reports said.A bus was brought to the ...

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