2015 duPont Award winning Investigative Reporter.

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Biography

Wendy Halloran was awarded broadcast journalism's most coveted national award, a 2015 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award, broadcast's equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize, for her investigation into the once elite Phoenix Fire Department arson squad, in which some members falsely accused and ...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Anchor/Crime Reporter

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

Haven't given it much thought other than the immediacy of delivering the news but it comes with plenty of errors too.

National Headliner Award

2016 - Investigative Journalism
Wendy Halloran won a 2016 National Headliner Award for her year-long probe into the Paradise Valley School District which triggered a U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights investigation. Halloran exposed how school officials covered up an alleged sexual assault of a special needs student during the homecoming dance. Halloran also exposed how school administrators at that same high school misled students, staff and parents into believing the security cameras were functioning when they were actually fake.

duPont-Columbia Award

2015 - Investigative Journalism
Wendy Halloran was awarded broadcast journalism's most coveted national award, a 2015 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award, broadcast's equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize, for her investigation into the once elite Phoenix Fire Department arson squad, in which some members falsely accused and arrested innocent people for arson fires which were not intentionally set. The duPont Award is the broadcast equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize which is also decided by a panel of judges at Columbia University in New York.