Individual Author Record
Name: Karen Jean DeYoungPen Name: Karen DeYoung Genre: Non-Fiction Born: 1949 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionShe was born in Chicago, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationDeYoung is a journalist. She has worked as a features writer at the St. Petersburg Times in St. Petersburg, Florida, as a freelance reporter in Western Africa, as deputy foreign editor, foreign editor, London bureau chief, national editor, assistant managing editor for national news and associate editor at the Washington Post in Washington, DC. DeYoung has received many awards including: *1979 - Distinguised Service Awards, Sigma Delta Chi for Foreign and Investigative Reporting *1979 - Foreign Correspondent Award, Inter-American Press Association*1981 - Maria Moors Cabot Award, Columbia University*2002 - Pulitzer Prize, for work on reporting the waron terrorism*2003 - Edward Ewintal Award for Diplomatic Reporting
''Soldier: The Life of Colin Powell'', Knopf, 2006