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Casey Toner

Chicago, IL
Investigative Reporter — Better Government Association
Covers:  corruption, courts, politics, crime, scandal, slice-of-life, education
Doesn't Cover: pro circuit underwater basket weaving, foosball, daylight savings time, barbershop quartets, fly fishing

Better Government Association investigative reporter. Reach me at or (312) 386-9201. Chicagoan with Southern ties

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RT @pksmid: My story airs this hour on @NPR as part of the @wbez / @BetterGov investigation into suburban police shootings. Lis…
RT @BetterGov: BGA news: President & CEO @AndyShawBGA will be stepping down from day-to-day management this year, but will remain in a lead…
RT @chasejohn: After @ChicagosMayor said Chicago has more pvt jobs than any time in history, @BetterGov found differing data. Rahm's staff…
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Entertainment reporter at the Northern Star, Northern Illinois University's campus newspaper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Adobe InCopy, DTI, Microsoft Word, MacBook Pro, iPhone, iMovie, coffee and a steady audio diet of east-coast rap.

Peter Lisagor Award

2012 - Political and Government Reporting (daily newspaper, circulation less than 250,000)
A political reporting award recognizing a several months worth of stories chronicling the woes within the Country Club Hills government.

Peter Lisagor Award

2012 - Non-Deadline Reporting (daily newspaper, circulation less than 250,000)
A non-deadline reporting award recognizing a year's worth of stories chronicling the woes of the Country Club Hills government.