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Jon Craig

Reporter 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. South Jersey Man Gets 20 Years State Prison In Shooting Death: Prosecutor

    South Jersey Man Gets 20 Years State Prison In Shooting Death: Prosecutor

    A 33-year-old man from Cumberland County was sentenced to 20 years in New Jersey state prison in connection with a shooting death, authorities said.Raheem Jacobs, of Bridgeton, was sentenced Friday, Aug. 5 in connection with the Aug. 11, 2015 homicide of Keon Butler, also of Bridgeton, according to Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae.A Cumberland County jury previously ...

  2. NJ GoFundMe Scammer Who Spent Veteran's Cash Gambling Learns His Fate

    NJ GoFundMe Scammer Who Spent Veteran's Cash Gambling Learns His Fate

    One of the defendants who conceived the fictitious GoFundMe “Paying it Forward” campaign was sentenced to five years in New Jersey state prison for participating in the fraudulent scheme that misled donors into contributing more than $402,000 to a fabricated cause, authorities said.Mark D’Amico, 43, of Florence, was sentenced Friday, Aug. 5 in Superior Court in Mount Holly, according ...

  3. Jersey Shore Man Sentenced In Fentanyl Overdose Death: Prosecutor

    Jersey Shore Man Sentenced In Fentanyl Overdose Death: Prosecutor

    A 34-year-old man from Ocean County was sentenced to seven years in New Jersey state prison in connection with a fentanyl overdose death, authorities said.Dandre Tubbs, of Manchester,, was sentenced Friday, Aug. 5 as a result of a previously entered guilty plea to manslaughter in connection with the death of a 35-year-old man in Manchester last August, according to Ocean ...

  4. Good Samaritan Struck, Seriously Hurt After NJ Turnpike Crash: State Police

    Good Samaritan Struck, Seriously Hurt After NJ Turnpike Crash: State Police

    A good Samaritan was struck and seriously hurt while standing along the New Jersey Turnpike after an earlier crash.A tractor-trailer had hit a stalled vehicle and the good Samaritan was on the northbound side assisting the driver of a Volkswagen Golf that became disabled in the center lane after a previous crash near milepost 42 in Mount Laurel at about 12:15 a.m, Friday, said Sgt. ...

  5. Authorities Seize 6,550 Folds Heroin, Meth, Crack, $3K, Handguns In Duo's Bust: Prosecutor

    Authorities Seize 6,550 Folds Heroin, Meth, Crack, $3K, Handguns In Duo's Bust: Prosecutor

    A multi-agency investigation into the distribution of methamphetamine, cocaine, and heroin/fentanyl in Burlington, Monmouth, and Ocean counties led to the arrest of a pair of New Jersey residents. The cooperative investigation identified a residence in Bordentown, as well as a residence in Cream Ridge occupied by Sanine Brosseau, 44, as being utilized by Shaun ...

  6. Motorcyclist Crashes On Route 36 Jersey Shore (DEVELOPING)

    Motorcyclist Crashes On Route 36 Jersey Shore (DEVELOPING)

    A motorcyclist was reported to be unconscious after being struck on the Jersey Shore, according to developing and unconfirmed reports.The collision was reported after 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 5 on the 1100 block of Route 36 in Hazlet.CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES

  7. Toddler With Drugs In Her System Was Badly Burned: Report

    Toddler With Drugs In Her System Was Badly Burned: Report

    A 2-year-old girl who died after being found unresponsive in a Cherry Hill home was badly burned and had a discharge coming out of her mouth and nose, NJ Advance Media reported.The girl later tested positive for heroin and fentanyl, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office said in charging Walter H. Clark, 27, of Cherry Hill in connection with her death.Cherry Hill police said they found ...

  8. South Jersey Man Convicted Of Having Sex With Pre-Teen Child: Prosecutor

    South Jersey Man Convicted Of Having Sex With Pre-Teen Child: Prosecutor

    A 53-year-old man from Cumberland County has been convicted of having sexual intercourse with a child under 13 years old, authorities said.On Thursday, Aug. 4, a Cumberland County Jury returned verdicts of guilty against Pascual Matias, of Bridgeton, on sexual assault and child endangerment charges.The charges originated from incidents that occurred between November of 2006 and ...

  9. Man Accused Of Stealing ACME Markets Cash Register Arrested: Police

    Man Accused Of Stealing ACME Markets Cash Register Arrested: Police

    A Delaware man has been arrested in connection with the theft of a cash register from ACME Markets, authorities said.On July 15, Brigantine police asked for the public's help identifying a vehicle allegedly used by a suspect in the theft.On Wednesday, Aug. 3, Logan J. Dunn of Camden-Wyoming, Delaware was arrested and charged with theft of movable property, police said.Charges brought ...

  10. Jersey Shore Man Accused Of Downloading Child Porn Via Google Account: Prosecutor

    Jersey Shore Man Accused Of Downloading Child Porn Via Google Account: Prosecutor

    A 34-year-old man from Ocean County has been charged with possessing child pornography, authorities said.Jeremy Bradley-Forman, of Tuckerton, was charged on Thursday, Aug. 4, according to Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer.This investigation was the result of referrals from the New Jersey State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. The Task Force ...

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