Josh McGhee


The Chicago Reporter

Josh McGhee is a boots-on-the-ground reporter covering criminal justice, education, labor, housing, politics and culture. Prior to the Reporter, he served as the executive producer of the Cliff Kelley Show on WVON and reported for DNAinfo Chicago.

At WVON, he also produced a radio docu-series on the Great Migration. At DNAinfo, Josh covered Chicago at a block-by-block level covering neighborhood change and homicide victims. In 2016, he won a Peter Lisagor Award for Best Feature Series with his “Chicago Homeless Get Left Behind” series.

Fun Fact: As a youngster, Josh played competitive chess, tap-danced, took Tae Kwon Doe and played the drums. The more you know.

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