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Clarence E. Page
Editorial Board Member
Syndicated columnist, member of the Chicago Tribune editorial board and author of the "Page's Page" blog at the Tribune website
Clarence Page, the 1989 Pulitzer Prize winner for Commentary, has been a columnist and a member of the newspaper's editorial board since July 1984. His column is syndicated nationally by Tribune Media Services. He also participated in a Chicago Tribune vote fraud investigation which won the 1972 Pulitzer Prize for public service. He shared a 1980 Illinois UPI award for an investigative series titled "The Black Tax" and a 1976 Edward Scott Beck Award for overseas reporting in Southern Africa. In 1992, he was inducted into the Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame and later received a lifetime achievement award from the National Association of Black Journalists. His 1996 book, Showing My Color: Impolite Essays on Race and Identity, was published by HarperCollins. From 1980 to 1984 Page also worked at WBBM-TV in Chicago as a news reporter, a talk show host and director of community affairs. He received his Bachelor of Science in journalism degree from Ohio University in 1969. Born in Dayton, Ohio, began his journalism career as a freelance writer and photographer for the Middletown Journal and Cincinnati Enquirer at the age of 17. He and his wife Lisa have one son and reside in the Washington DC area.
Politics, social commentary, pop culture, new media. Learning, after decades of procastination, how to play the bass guitar.
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