Dallas Morning News Watchdog Columnist dallasnews.com/watchdog Funny public speaker. Storytelling expert. Will Rogers Humanitarian Award winner.

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Biography

Dave Lieber is a columnist that helps people. His investigative column, The Watchdog, appears Fridays and Sundays in Texas' best newspaper, The Dallas Morning News.

Before that, he wrote a Fort Worth Star-Telegram metro column for 20 years. He trained at The Philadelphia Inquirer, where he was a ...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Sportswriter, then columnist and editor on high school paper in Manhattan. Hey, don't laugh. We broke some big stories.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Absolutely positively

How is social media changing news?

Everything is quicker. Duh.

Will Rogers Humanitarian Award

2003 - Community leadership
This honor goes to the U.S. newspaper columnist whose work produced positive effects on the lives of readers. Dave won for his co-founding of one of North Texas' largest children's charities, Summer Santa. Learn more about what Dave and other volunteers who created at http://www.summersanta.org

Fort Worth Society of Professional Journalists, First Amendment Award

2012 - Investigative column writing
The Fort Worth Society of Professional Journalists, 1st place for First Amendment Awards for reporting on open government.