David Crary

Journalist (NATIONAL)
AP national writer based in New York, primarily writing feature stories about volatile social issues -- abortion, gay rights, prison conditions, divorce and domestic violence, among others.
Tags: Civil Rights, Domestic Violence, Prisoners Rights

Links: Muck Rack bio | AP stories | (Current as of: November 20, 2014)

David Crary has been a reporter, editor and bureau chief with The Associated Press since 1976. Since 1999, he has been an AP national writer based in New York, primarily writing feature stories about volatile social issues — abortion, gay rights, prison conditions, divorce and domestic violence, among others. Crary joined the AP in Mississippi, later worked in Colorado and on the AP’s international desk in New York, then covered East Africa and Southern Africa from 1985-1990 from bases in Nairobi, Kenya, and Johannesburg, South Africa. His assignments in Africa included the Ethiopian famine, the uprising against apartheid and Nelson Mandela’s release from prison. From 1990-95, he was news editor at the AP’s Paris bureau, overseeing coverage of France and North Africa, as well as serving nine tours of duty in Sarajevo during the Bosnian conflict of 1992-95. Crary received his undergraduate degree from Yale University and a master’s degree from the Columbia University School of Journalism.



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Better strategies sought to curb domestic violence

David Crary
Associated Press (AP)
November 16, 2014
Two promising initiatives in Pittsburgh and High Point, NC seek to prevent domestic violence.



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