Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Disgraced USA Today reporter
Alleged to have fabricated parts of at least eight stories, precipitating the resignation of editor Karen Jurgensen. Among those stories are that of a Cuban woman's death at sea which Kelley claimed to have witnessed (the newspaper located her, still living), and a purported eyewitness account of a suicide bombing in Jerusalem, which garnered him a Pulitzer Prize nomination. Kelley resigned in January 2004, but denied having fabricated anything.
USA Today Reporter for 21 years, resigned January 2004
World Journalism Institute
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