A native of Long Island, New York,
journalist Lou Michel has made his home in Western New York for the last 25
years. He is a graduate of the mass communication program at the State
University of New York's College at Buffalo and has worked as a reporter for 23
years at the Tonawanda News and The Buffalo News, his current employer.
44-year-old Michel has won Associated Press Awards and has made appearances on
Good Morning America and ABC World News Tonight. His award-winning coverage of
other crime-related stories has also gained him national recognition.
the lead crime reporter at The Buffalo News, Michel has been a guest speaker at
area high schools and colleges and has given interviews to various local and
national radio and television programs.
and his wife, Barbara, a college grants writer, are the parents of three
children, Christopher, Brian and Amy, and live near the shores of Lake Ontario.
He is at
work, with co-author Dan Herbeck, on AMERICAN
TERRORIST: TIMOTHY MCVEIGH AND THE OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING (Regan Books,
2001), what will be a highly controversial, biography of one of the most
notorious criminals in the history of the United States.
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