Education: Macalester College, St. Paul, Minn., B.A.; the University of Chicago, Great Books program, 2 years; Academy of the Sacred Heart, college prep, Chicago.
Hobbies: Reading, writing, running, and listening to music of all kinds.
Lynette Holloway, a journalist/writer, was a member of the New York Times staff that won a Pulitzer Prize for public service in 2002 for ‘Portraits of Grief,’ the short profiles of victims killed in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Holloway worked on the profiles full-time for six months before moving on to cover the music and radio industries.
A veteran of The Times Holloway also covered education, social services, crime, and was based in the Brooklyn and Queens bureaus as a general assignment reporter. She received accolades for her work, including the New York Times Publisher's Award for team coverage of the City Section and education issues.
After departing The Times Holloway signed on as an associate editor at Ebony Magazine, where she was the editor-writer of the book review and fitness columns. In nearly four years at the magazine, Holloway wrote dozens of high-profile features such as the disappearance of African-American roles from television. Holloway also contributed to numerous cover stories, including the top selling "Hottest Couples" issue, featuring President Barack and Michelle Obama.
When Holloway left Ebony in early-2008, she began contributing to several publications, including People, Uptown, Xinhua News Agency, The Root, where she is the weekend and contributing editor. She makes
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