Chris Daly

Associate Professor, Journalism, College of Communication

Chris Daly is a veteran journalist with experience in wire services, newspapers, magazines, books and online. A Harvard graduate, he spent 10 years at the Associated Press. From 1989 to 1997, he covered New England for the Washington Post. He holds a master’s degree in history from the University of North Carolina, where he was a co-author of the prize-winning 1987 book Like a Family, a social history of the South’s industrialization. His writing has appeared in Atlantic MonthlyColumbia Journalism ReviewParentsNew England Monthly,BostonAmerican Prospect and other magazines. He contributes freelance articles and essays to newspapers and magazines, and he is the author of a prize-winning history of U.S. journalism, Covering America: A Narrative History of a Nation’s Journalism.