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Charles Madigan (born August 23, 1949) is the Presidential Writer in Residence at Roosevelt University in Chicago, teaching classes focused on journalism and politics in the university's Department of Communication.
Total Books: 7
Madigan has been an editor, journalist and columnist in Chicago, Illinois. Associated with the Chicago Tribune from 1979 until 2008, he was the Sunday Perspective editor and senior correspondent, and was the paper's national editor, Washington news editor, projects editor, Atlanta correspondent, national correspondent and was the paper's first senior writer. Earlier, he worked for UPI for nine years including two and a half years as correspondent from the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
He was also executive editor of Britannica.com and has co-authored and collaborated on several books. He is the editor of Global Chicago and is currently writing a book about his family's history in the coal mines of Western Pennsylvania. He has three sons, Eamon, Brian and Conor. His wife, Linda, teaches special education.
He has held every job from local reporting on small town papers to section editor and op-ed columnist at The Chicago Tribune and joined Northwestern specifically to help direct the News21 project.
Madigan wrote the main story on the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 for the September 12, 2001 editions of the Tribune.
Madigan grew up in Altoona, Pennsylvania and had his first professional newspaper job with the Altoona Mirror.