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Patrick Boyle

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Patrick Boyle

Youth Today


Patrick Boyle is editor of Youth Today, the national trade newspaper and website for people who run youth programs, and a Huffington Post blogger who specializes in fatherhood. Mr. Boyle has covered youth issues for decades as a staff reporter on the Watertown Daily Times, The Washington Times and Youth Today and as a freelancer for the Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, Newsday, Child and Parenting magazines and ABC News, among others. His 1994 book, "Scouts' Honor," examined child molestation in the Boy Scouts of America. Mr. Boyle has received awards for news, feature, investigative reporting and essay writing from the National Newspaper Association, the University of Missouri, the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association, the National Headliner Awards, the Society of Professional Journalists, the American Society of Business Publication Editors and the New York Press Association. He is an adjunct professor at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, from which he received his master's degree in journalism.

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