David Haugh

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David Haugh (born May 22, 1968) is a sports columnist with the Chicago Tribune. He began his career at the South Bend Tribune in Indiana, working there for nearly a decade before joining the Chicago Tribune as the paper's Chicago Bears beat writer. Currently, he writes the "In the Wake of the News" column, originated at the Tribuneby Hugh E . Keough in 1907.[1]

Education[edit]

Haugh was raised in North Judson, Indiana. He obtained his degree from Ball State University, where he played football and was an All-Mid-American Conference safety and Academic All-American. He later received his Master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Career[edit]

Haugh began working for the Chicago Tribune in February 2003. He became the Tribune's 17th "In the Wake of the News" columnist.[2]

Awards and honors[edit]

Haugh has received a number of local, state, and national writing awards. He was chosen as the 1999 Indiana Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.[3]

Family[edit]

He is married to his wife Allison and together they have a son named Blair and two dogs, Deez & Nuts.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "In the Wake of the News": The Beginnings of a Sports Column. by HEK. Alfred Lawrence Lorenz, American Journalism (Vol.9, No. 1-2
  2. ^ a b "David Haugh's In the Wake of the News". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 20 July 2013. 
  3. ^ Rader, Lori (2000-04-04). "Journalism banquet honors alumni, professionals". Ball State University. Retrieved 2007-09-26.