InvestigativeMEDIA, LLC founder John Dougherty has more than 30 years experience in the mainstream and alternative news media working as an investigative reporter, business and political writer, columnist and publisher. John earned his B.S. Journalism (1978) and B.S. Economics (1981) degrees from Arizona State University, and is a member of Investigative Reporters & Editors, Inc. and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism Hall of Fame. John has also been a regular contributor to The Washington Post’s sports and financial sections and covered the 2001 World Series. His feature stories on environmental issues facing the West have also appeared in High Country News.
John has been named the Virg Hill Arizona Journalist of the Year three times and received the Don Bolles Investigative Reporter of the Year by the Arizona Press Club and has won dozens of state, regional and national journalism awards. He has also received many journalism awards and honours.