About Clem Richardson

Clem Richardson is an award-winning newspaper reporter, editor, special projects writer and columnist Clem has worked for six newspapers – the Anderson Independent, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Miami Herald, New York Newsday and the New York Daily News – over the course of a three-decade career.
As a teacher and lecturer Clem has taught news writing and copy editing in South Africa and in Nigeria, where he also lectured at the Nigerian National Assembly.
Clem’s work has appeared in a number of publications, including Duke, Geo International, Honey, and Heart & Soul magazines. An article he wrote on Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s New York City for German Geo International was later read at a writing conference in Cologne, Germany.
He is a two time winner of the New York City Press Club’s Father Mychal Judge “Heart of New York” Award, and received the New York Association of Black Journalists’ 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Aikido has been Clem’s chosen form of physical fitness for over thirty years.
Clem is married and the father of three daughters.
He lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Keechant Sewell resigns
December 17, 2021
On Wednesday, NYC Mayor-elect Eric Adams announced his historic appointment of Keechant Sewell as the first woman to lead the NYPD.