Charlie LeDuff

Charles Royal LeDuff (born April 1, 1966) is an American journalist, writer, and media personality. He is the host of the No BS News Hour with Charlie LeDuff.[1][2] LeDuff was employed by The New York Times for 12 years, then employed by The Detroit News, leaving in October 2010 after two years to join the Detroit Fox affiliate WJBK Channel 2 to do on-air journalism.[3] LeDuff left Fox 2 Detroit on December 1, 2016. LeDuff has won a number of prestigious journalism awards, including a Pulitzer Prize, but has also faced accusations of plagiarism and distortion in his career, to which he has responded.[4]

American writer
Charlie LeDuff
Born (1966-04-01) April 1, 1966 (age 55)
Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.
Occupation Journalist, author, handyman
Alma mater University of Michigan
University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

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Charlie LeDuff was born in Portsmouth, Virginia.[5] He is one eighth Ojibway.[6] He discovered as an adult that his paternal grandfather was Creole (of African and French descent).[7]

LeDuff grew up in Westland, Michigan.[8] He attended Winston Churchill High School in Livonia, Michigan and the University of Michigan. At the University of Michigan, LeDuff was a brother of the Theta Delta Chi fraternity.[9] His father served in the U.S. Navy. His parents’ marriage ended in divorce. He has a deceased sister and stepbrother.[clarification needed] LeDuff has four surviving siblings. He has lived in many cities around the country and the world. Before joining The New York Times, LeDuff worked as a schoolteacher and carpenter in Michigan and a cannery hand in Alaska. He has also worked as a baker in Denmark.[citation needed]

LeDuff currently lives with his wife, Amy Kuzniar, and his daughter in Pleasant Ridge, Michigan, a northern suburb of Detroit. He considers himself a political independent, and is a practicing Roman Catholic. LeDuff is also a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa tribe of Michigan.[9]

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