Chris Maloney is a freelance writer and producer. He won the 2009 Golden Key Literary Achievement Award in news writing and has been published in Shape, Hustler, The Huffington Post, PGATour.com and Yahoo! Singapore – a homepage feature story.
In February, 2011, he launched ShadowReports.com, a digital media site that publishes original investigative reports, unique feature stories and various creative works by Maloney.
His first major investigative story for the site, “Find The Bodies If You Can: Should The John Wayne Gacy Case Be Reopened?” created renewed interest in the Gacy case and was reported on by several national news outlets.
The article was the catalyst for authorities to reopen the Gacy case in October 2011 – currently an ongoing investigation by the Cook County Sheriff's Office.
Maloney also recently published the eBooks, Unfinished Nightmare: The Search for More Victims of John Wayne Gacy ($3.99), and Eaten Alive: Five Killer Croc Attacks ($1.99). In addition, he is writing the hardcover children’s picture book, Bronco the Pizza Delivery Dog, which will be published in late 2012.
Previously, Maloney was a writer and producer for Boatyard, Classic Boat and Cruising The Great Lakes - three weekly marine series produced for the national cable networks Outdoor Life (currently NBC Sports) and Speed.
He has an M.A. in Integrated Marketing Communications from Roosevelt University and a B.A. in journalism from the University of Dayton.
Where to find Chris Maloney online
EATEN ALIVE: Five Killer Croc Attacks
by Chris Maloney
Approx. 4,270 words.
Published on January 11, 2012.
"Eaten Alive: Five Killer Croc Attacks" explores five of the most extraordinary and heartbreaking crocodile attacks.
Story One – 22 Hours in Hell
Story Two – Back Against the Wall
Story Three – An African Thank You
Story Four – Champ’s Best Friend
Story Five – An Occurrence at Sandy Creek
UNFINISHED NIGHTMARE: The Search for More Victims of John Wayne Gacy
by Chris Maloney
Approx. 16,680 words.
Published on January 9, 2012.
"Unfinished Nightmare: The Search for More Victims of John Wayne Gacy" presents strong circumstantial evidence that America’s most notorious serial killer has undiscovered victims at a site near O’Hare Airport in Chicago.
"Unfinished Nightmare" is the exclusive story that was the catalyst for authorities to reopen the Gacy case in October 2011 – currently an ongoing investigation.
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