Flournoy, Craig, 1951


Flournoy, Craig, 1951


Bio: Craig Flournoy (b. John Craig Flournoy, June 26, 1951, Shreveport, Louisiana), reporter and professor. He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New Orleans in 1975, a Master of Arts in history from Southern Methodist University in 1986, and a Ph.D. in journalism from the Douglas Manship School of Mass Communications at Louisiana State University in 2003. Flournoy worked as a reporter and columnist for the Shreveport Journal from 1977 to 1978 and as an investigative reporter for The Dallas Morning News from 1979 to 2000, where he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1986 for his work covering civil rights. He was the Philip G. Warner Professor of Journalism at Sam Houston State University from 1997 to 1998, a professor of journalism at Southern Methodist University 2002 to 2013, and an assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati since 2014.


LBJ Connection: Donor of articles he wrote on the subjects of public housing projects, discrimination in housing, and poverty