Ray Hanania

Ray Hanania is an award winning columnist, author and former Chicago City Hall reporter (1976 through 1992).

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club Lisagor Awards for column writing and the 2009 Sigma Delta Chi award for journalism from the Society of Professional Journalists. Hanania was named Best Ethnic Columnist in 2007 by the New America Media in San Francisco.

Hanania’s personal website is www.TheDailyHookah.com.

Hanania writes a weekly syndicated column for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia and is the managing editor of the American Arab online news website, www.TheArabDailyNews.com.

His mainstream columns are published in Chicago’s Southwest Side and Suburbs in The Regional News, The Reporter Newspapers, the Southwest News-Herald and the Des Plaines Valley News.

Email Ray Hanania at rayhanania@comcast.net.