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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
Tuesday, April 07, 2009
Cows come home
MOUNT SIDNEY — The cows likely went without a fight.

“My cows are really tame,” Edward Sheets said Monday. “They’re hard to drive, but they’re easy to lead.”

The longtime Mount Sidney rancher found five of his red-and-white Hereford cows — including three still-nursing calves — missing Friday morning from their pen on Flint Hill Road.

“Three calves were making a lot of noise,” he said. “I probably noticed that first.”

The quick-thinking rancher checked with neighbors and alerted authorities, but took the missing cow mystery into his own hands: Sheets went to the Staunton Union Stockyards market off Statler Boulevard, where about 1,700 animals were up for sale.

Sheets’ cattle were on the auction block, too.

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