Doreen Marchionni

Doreen Marchionni is a Pacific Northwest native with 20-plus years working in newsrooms in the Puget Sound, primarily as an editor/manager, including The Seattle Times. Coverage highlights include the Oklahoma City bombing and capture of the Green River killer. She holds a BA in communications (print journalism) from the University of Washington in Seattle, an MA in American Studies from Columbia University in NYC and a Ph.D. in journalism from University of Missouri in Columbia. Her research interests include credibility impacts of public participation in the news, among other forms of audience engagement, while her personal interests include crows, cooking Big Meat and 70s disco/funk. She holds dual citizen in the U.S. and Ireland thanks to her mama’s proud birthplace of Belfast. Doreen lives in Tacoma with her husband, Albert McMurry.

Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Tests Positive for COVID
  • 6 December 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed in a Sunday afternoon tweet that the former New York...
  • AP News
Read more
snopes logo
What Exactly Is Snopes Publishing Style?
  • 26 June 2020
Fellow grammar/writing nerds want to know.
  • Post
Read more
snopes logo
Why Snopes Now Capitalizes ‘Black’ When Referring to People
  • 26 June 2020
A humbling reminder that we have more work to do on this front.
  • Post
Read more
Dear U.S. Government: Let Journalists Into Migrant Detention Centers
  • 28 June 2019
Democracy has to operate in the open or it isn't democracy.
  • Post
Read more
snopes logo
A Message from Snopes’ Managing Editor
  • 20 June 2019
We think you’ll be pleased.
  • Post
Read more