Frank X. Mullen is the Reno-based newspaperman known for his hard-hitting investigative pieces. He broke stories about rural cancer clusters, dangerous Nevada doctors, and toxic clouds generated by burning munitions in Lassen County. In addition, he is the author of The Donner Party Chronicles: A Day-By-Day Account of a Doomed Wagon Train. Frank teaches journalism classes at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR); lectures about the history of the Silver State; and regularly performs in the Nevada Humanities Chautauqua and other Chautauqua venues nationwide.
In 2002 and 2005, Frank was named Nevada's Outstanding Journalist by the Nevada Press Association. He holds a Masters degree in journalism/new media from UNR, has won many state and national reporting/writing awards, and is working on a number of books about Nevada.
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