101 N. Sixth Street
101 N Sixth Street
Manuel Gamiz Jr.
Responsible for reporting on crime in Lehigh County and surrounding areas for the Morning Call and mcall.com. Besides covering breaking crime, fires and accidents in the area, he also attends court hearings, analyzes and reports on crime trends and writes profiles of hardened criminals, tragic victims and perplexing or gruesome crimes.
Manuel Gamiz Jr. has been on the crime beat at the Morning Call for eight years, more than five years in Lehigh County and the rest in Northampton County. Prior to working at the Morning Call, he worked at several newspapers in Texas and California, including the Los Angeles Times. He has written stories on a number of beats, including prep sports, education, cities and suburbs. He has also written previews and reviews of rock concerts.
Football and futbol, heavy metal music, the Lakers, swap meets, foreign flicks, crime dramas and books.