Author Paul Grondahl: His story in words and pctures

Paul Grondahl is an award-winning journalist and author. Grondahl has been a staff writer at the Albany Times Union since 1984, where his assignments have taken him from the Arctic to Antarctica; from Northern Ireland to Africa; from New Orleans immediately after Hurricane Katrina and Haiti after its catastrophic earthquake in 2010; and across New York State, from Ground Zero on 9/​11 to the Adirondack wilderness.

Grondahl interviews bellman Claude Long on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at the Hilton Albany in Albany, N.Y. Long won the 2014 outstanding bellman of the year award sponsored by the New York State Hospitality and Tourism Association.

Grondahl interviews bellman Claude Long on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at the Hilton Albany in Albany, N.Y. Long won the 2014 outstanding bellman of the year award sponsored by the New York State Hospitality and Tourism Association.

Readers flock to the Times Union for the “These Exalted Acres” book signing by Paul Grondahl Friday afternoon, Dec. 13, 2013, in Colonie, N.Y. The book, which chronicles the history of Albany Rural Cemetery, has been an unqualified success and we’ve sold more than 1,000 copies in the first month.

Readers flock to the Times Union for the “These Exalted Acres” book signing by Paul Grondahl Friday afternoon, Dec. 13, 2013, in Colonie, N.Y. The book, which chronicles the history of Albany Rural Cemetery, has been an unqualified success and we’ve sold more than 1,000 copies in the first month.

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With thousands of stories published in the Times Union, Grondahl has written in-depth newspaper projects on domestic violence, death and dying, mental illness in state prisons and the problems facing sub-Saharan Africa have won a number of local, state and national journalism awards.

With thousands of stories published in the Times Union, Grondahl has written in-depth newspaper projects on domestic violence, death and dying, mental illness in state prisons and the problems facing sub-Saharan Africa have won a number of local, state and national journalism awards.

With thousands of stories published in the Times Union, Grondahl has written in-depth newspaper projects on domestic violence, death and dying, mental illness in state prisons and the problems facing sub-Saharan Africa have won a number of local, state and national journalism awards.

 

Racing against the clock, Grondahl must finish his story before 2:30 p.m., so he can attend another assignment. The busy author continues to devote time to writing workshops, ranging from elementary school to college. He is also an adjunct professor in the Africana Studies Department at the University at Albany.

Racing against the clock, Grondahl must finish his story before 2:30 p.m., so he can attend another assignment. The busy author continues to devote time to writing workshops, ranging from elementary school to college. He is also an adjunct professor in the Africana Studies Department at the University at Albany.

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