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Online portfolio and blog by Tony Gonzalez, family issues reporter for The Tennessean newspaper in Nashville. I married my high school sweetheart, Katie, a designer and bookbinder. I like juggling, maps, baseball, and bullmastiffs.

Two years at The Tennessean, July 2011 to present. Three years reporting and editing at The News Virginian, 2008 to 2011. Editor of college and high school newspapers. Internships at The Star Tribune, The Detroit News, and The Toledo Free Press. Chips Quinn Scholar 2007.

Tennessee Associated Press Managing Editors 2012 statewide Malcolm Law Memorial Award for Investigative Reporting, as well as the Freedom of Information award, for Department of Children's Services project.

Gannett company-wide award 2012 for Watchdog Journalism

Associated Press Managing Editors 2010 International Perspective First Place for "The Borders Within," as well as Public Service Honorable Mention for investigation into troubled children's psychiatric hospital

2009 and 2010 winner, with staff, of the Virginia Press Association's highest award: the Award for Journalistic Integrity and Community Service.

Virginia Press Association 2008, 2009, and 2010 awards for crime, investigative, breaking news, and feature writing

2011 Robert Novak Fellow

Michigan Collegiate Press Association "Journalist of the Year" 2008

Chips Quinn Scholar, Class of 2007

Civil Rights Project DCS project
Borders Within Multimedia
Saturday, October 11, 2008
Michigan Press awards
The Michigan Press Association awards for 2008 included a number of awards for The Collegian. The complete list is up, but a pertinent and condensed summary is below. Of note, "Division II" includes weekly papers.

Tony Gonzalez
:: Journalist of the Year
Judges said: "Tony sounds like a one-man whirlwind of passion and drive ... Beyond his leadership — which moved the Collegian forward light years in a short time — Tony is an engaging and talented reporter and columnist."
:: Sports Column, Third Place, "Top Ten Makes My Day"
:: Column, honorable mention, "Beat Boredom"

Collegian, First Place Awards
:: Deadline Story, Andrea Benda
:: Investigative Reporting, Whitney Stewart
:: Feature Story, Whitney Stewart
:: Sports Feature, Brandon Muri
:: Sports Page Design, Julie Ryan

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