About Me

Tory Cooney is a reporter at The St. Ignace News, a weekly newspaper that covers news and events throughout the southeastern portion of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. She has previously worked for Humanities magazine, The Washington Examiner editorial desk, and The Hillsdale Collegian — an award-winning weekly newspaper for the local and college communities in Hillsdale, Michigan.

A generalist with a passion for features and a wide range of interests, Tory has written on subjects ranging from local crime and sports to popular Brazilian art and Russian ballet impresarios.

In May 2014, she graduated cum laude from Hillsdale College with an English major, Journalism minor, and a concentration in History.

Tory is a devoted tea-drinker who likes the Oxford Comma, diners, and talking to strangers.