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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. Trenton Teen Flees Police After Curfew, Attempted Burglary

    Trenton Teen Flees Police After Curfew, Attempted Burglary

    Authorities arrested a teenager from Trenton after a report of a burglary attempt at the Oasis Deli in Hamilton Township.Armando Recinos-Velasquez, 18, was charged at 10:20 p.m. Monday with obstruction and violating the township's emergency curfew restrictions, Hamilton police said in a statement..Police were responding to an attempted burglary at the Oasis Deli 1641 South Olden ...

  2. UPDATE: Trenton Suffers 15th Fatal Shooting Of 2020

    UPDATE: Trenton Suffers 15th Fatal Shooting Of 2020

    UPDATE: Trenton police and the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office are investigating another fatal shooting in the capital city, the 15th this year, authorities said.The county's Homicide Task Force was at the scene of multiple shots fired on the 100 block of Oakland Street near Hoffman Ave. on Tuesday evening, said Casey DeBlasio, a spokeswoman for the county Prosecutor's ...

  3. SEEN HIM? Photos Released In Fatal South Amboy Train Station Stabbing

    SEEN HIM? Photos Released In Fatal South Amboy Train Station Stabbing

    Authorities have released surveillance camera photos of a possible suspect in Friday's fatal stabbing in South Amboy.Police responded to the South Amboy Train Station on North Broadway at 9:14 p.m. where they found Robert Spiegel, 32, lying on the ground with multiple stab wounds, Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L. C. Kuberiet and Chief Darren LaVigne said in a ...

  4. UPDATE: Shooting Victim's Death Ruled Homicide

    UPDATE: Shooting Victim's Death Ruled Homicide

    The suspicious death of a 32-year-old Pennsylvania woman in Mercer County has been ruled a homicide, authorities said.A Ewing man was arrested after law enforcement officers investigating the death of his girlfriend at his house found weapons in the same room as her body, the county prosecutor's office said in a statement.An autopsy was performed on Tuesday and Davis’ death has been ...

  5. Complete Rundown Of George Floyd Marches, Vigils Planned Across Garden State

    Complete Rundown Of George Floyd Marches, Vigils Planned Across Garden State

    Many more marches and other demonstrations in memory of George Floyd are planned in New Jersey and across the nation this week.Protests over Floyd’s death in Minneapolis have swept across the country Four Minnesota police officers who were at the scene of Floyd’s death were fired, and one of them, Derek Chauvin, was charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.At ...

  6. Multiple South Jersey Fire Departments Respond To Estell Manor Blaze

    Multiple South Jersey Fire Departments Respond To Estell Manor Blaze

    Multiple fire departments responded to a fast-moving blaze with heavy smoke in Atlantic County, authorities said.The fire in a three-story, wood-framed home was reported early Tuesday afternoon at 245 Cumberland Ave. in Estell Manor, according to the Fireground Buff Network.

  7. PHOTOS: Charge Dropped For Asbury Park Journalist Arrested Reporting On Protest

    PHOTOS: Charge Dropped For Asbury Park Journalist Arrested Reporting On Protest

    The charge against the Asbury Park Press reporter arrested during Monday's protest will be dropped, authorities said on Tuesday.Gustavo Martinez Contreras was arrested as police tried to clear people from the street in a protest of George Floyd's killing.“I know that officers face enormous challenges while maintaining order during a chaotic situation,” Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal ...

  8. Authorities: Weapons, Heroin Recovered From Boyfriend's House Where Girlfriend, 32, Found Dead

    Authorities: Weapons, Heroin Recovered From Boyfriend's House Where Girlfriend, 32, Found Dead

    A Ewing man was arrested after law enforcement officers investigating the death of his girlfriend at his house found weapons in the same room as her body, authorities said.Members of the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and Ewing Police Department responded to a Glen Stewart Drive home around 6:30 p.m. Monday, on reports of a deceased female, the county's prosecutor's office said in a ...

  9. Report: Woodbridge Police Dispatcher Resigns After Racist Facebook Remark

    Report: Woodbridge Police Dispatcher Resigns After Racist Facebook Remark

    A dispatcher with the Woodbridge Township Police Department resigned after he was suspended for posting a racist comment on Facebook, according to media reports.Marc Repace was immediately suspended once the department confirmed the incident had occurred, NJ.com reports. Repace submitted his resignation Monday after his Facebook remarks came to light, the article says.The dispatcher ...

  10. 'Your Mother Sent Me:' Man In Van Lures Jackson Boy, 11

    'Your Mother Sent Me:' Man In Van Lures Jackson Boy, 11

    Police seek the public's help in locating a suspect in a luring incident, authorities said.An 11-year-old boy said that he was approached by a man in a gray mini-van about 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jackson police said in a statement.The child was walking along Woodlane Road near Wisconsin Driver when the driver stopped, rolled down his window and said the boy's mother had sent him to pick the ...

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