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

Sleepwalking man acquitted of rape

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 8 years in News from elsewhere

WWF steroid smackdown

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 8 years in News from elsewhere

The download

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 8 years in Culture

Ah, yes. Winning.

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 8 years in News from elsewhere

Who are all those people on the ledge? Encyclopedia salesmen.

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 8 years in News from elsewhere

Now all we need is some telemarketers

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 8 years in Ravings from the editor

A newspaper without a slogan...

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 8 years in Ravings from the editor

Investigator finds US torture claims have 'credibility'

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 8 years in News from elsewhere

Site problems

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 8 years in Ravings from the editor

My, what marvelous teeth you have

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 8 years in News from elsewhere

Brazil nun slain by Brazil nut

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 8 years in News from elsewhere

Oil giant could face criminal charges

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 8 years in News from elsewhere

Vive la nonexistent uranium

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 8 years in News from elsewhere

It's an early Christmas for our readers

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 8 years in Ravings from the editor

Straight outta Peoria

By Geoff Dougherty | Posted over 8 years in News from elsewhere

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