Last updated on: 3/21/2018 | Author: ProCon.org

William Finnegan, MFA Biography

Title:
Staff Writer at The New Yorker
Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Government Allow Immigrants Who Are Here Illegally to Become US Citizens?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Mar. 21, 2018

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Staff writer, The New Yorker, 1987-present
  • Recipient, Pulitzer Prize, 2016
  • Author
  • Recipient, Madeline Dane Ross Award for International Reporting, Overseas Press Club, 2009
  • Recipient, Robert Spiers Benjamin Award, Overseas Press Club
  • Recipient, James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism, 2002
  • Recipient, Citation for Excellence, Overseas Press Club, 2000
  • Recipient, Sidney Hillman Prize for Magazine Reporting, 1998
  • Recipient, Edward M. Brecher Award for Achievement in the Field of Media, 1994
  • Recipient, John Bartlow Martin Award for Public Interest Magazine Journalism, 1995 and 1997
  • Finalist, National Magazine Award, 1990 and 1995
  • Contributor, The New Yorker, 1984-1987
  • Freelance journalist
  • Former English teacher, Grassy Park High School, Cape Town, South Africa
Education:
  • MFA, Creative Writing, University of Montana, 1978
  • BA, Literature, University of California at Santa Cruz, 1974
  • Attended, William Howard Taft High School
Other:
  • His younger brother, Michael, is a national political correspondent for the Los Angeles Times
Quoted in:
  1. Are DACA and the DREAM Act Good for America?