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Casey Toner

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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 ctoner@bettergov.org or (312) 386-9201. Chicagoan with Southern ties

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@ctoner — 1,989 followers, 14,635 tweets

Nov 19, 2017

RT @NewYorker: Remembering Malcolm Young, the co-founder of AC/DC, who was at once the hard-rock group’s visionary and its taskmas…

Nov 19, 2017

@jeff_poor Sure. Largest circulation, reader base. If they said largest daily newspaper, then no.

Nov 18, 2017

@MisterJayEm The best AC/DC is almost elemental in its power and simplicity. Stripped of a lot of excess of the genre

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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?

No.

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.