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Scott McCartney is The Wall Street Journal's travel editor, as well as a regular columnist for the newspaper.
McCartney currently lives in Dallas, though he is a native of Boston. He attended Duke University and graduated in 1982 with an A.B. in Public Policy Studies. He is the chair of the alumni network for The Chronicle, Duke's independent daily newspaper.
Awards and honors
McCartney won the Online News Association award for online commentary in 2003 for "The Middle Seat" and the George Polk Award for transportation reporting in 2000. He has also been honored by the Deadline Club and New York's chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
- Defying the Gods: Inside the New Frontiers of Organ Transplants
- ENIAC: The Triumphs and Tragedies of the World's First Computer
- Trinity's Children: Living Along America's Nuclear Highway.
- Wall Street Journal Guide to Power Travel
- "The Elliott Interview: Scott McCartney", National Geographic Traveller, IT Blog, May 19, 2009
- "Scott McCartney on Air Travelers' Turbulent Times", NPR
- "Interview With Scott McCartney: Author of ‘The Wall Street Journal Guide to Power Travel’", World Hum, Travel Blog, Rob Verger