Geoff Dougherty Profile

Member since: January 25, 2006

Occupation: Journalist

Age: 44


I launched ChiTownDailyNews.org in late 2005 after years of working for newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune and Miami Herald.

My goal was to create a news organization focused intensely on Chicago - one that provides city residents with opportunities to report on and read the stories that affect their neighborhoods most.

As editor, I'm responsible for working with our volunteer neighborhood reporters to help them create great local coverage.

I'm also responsible for most of the site development, so I do a lot of Ruby on Rails coding.

In my (scare) spare time, I play guitar in a punk rock band called the Debauchers, and hang out with my girlfriend and our enormous dog, Leo.

Geoff Dougherty Articles

Illinois legislators eyeing gambling expansion

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 2 years in Chicago news

Prosecutors in Jennifer Hudson case turn to video

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 2 years in Chicago news

Rich Daley's greatest hits, now on tape

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 2 years in Chicago news

Jesse Jackson Jr. in hot seat

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 2 years in Chicago news

Drew Peterson: I'm ready to start trial

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 2 years in Chicago news

Warm weather sends pollen, allergy complaints skyrocketing

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 2 years in Chicago news

The Daily News Q & A

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted almost 5 years in Ravings from the editor

Some news about the Daily News

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted almost 5 years in Ravings from the editor

Some questions for Jones and Stroger

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted almost 5 years in On Campus

Daley knocks WYCC videos

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted almost 5 years in On Campus

CPS announces back-to-school push with a twist

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted almost 5 years in The City Desk

Will feds investigate Jones, Stroger over WYCC videos?

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted almost 5 years in On Campus

More about the redesign

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted about 5 years in Ravings from the editor

Dear anonymous: Thanks for the $300!

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted about 5 years in Ravings from the editor

About our redesign

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted about 5 years in Ravings from the editor

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