Derek Prall

Managing Editor, American City & County

Derek Prall is a professional journalist who has held numerous positions with a variety of print and online publications including The Public Manager magazine and the New Jersey Herald. He is a 2008 graduate of Furman University holding bachelor's degrees in both English Literature and Communications Studies.

Posts by Derek Prall

I Want to Believe

He says the sun came out last night. He says it sang to him....More
in Viewpoints Jun 10, 2015

Violence is never the answer

Assistant Editor Derek Prall opines on the situation in Baltimore....More

Sacramento egg hunt ends in chaos

Aah, Easter. Dress your family in pastels, eat a big meal, hide some eggs for the kids, assault your neighbor…....More

Angry birds

Beligerant birds plague Florida park....More

Right to shovel

Shoveling snow and the American Dream....More

What's that smell?

Louisville, Ky., stinks....More

Frozen star wanted, arrested

The cold never bothered me anyway…


Newark's sweet real estate deal

For Valentines Day, Newark, N.J., is offering couples parcels of land at a deeply discounted rate....More

Groundhogs, prophecies and bleeding ears

The Mayor of Sun Prairie, Wis., got more than he bargained for while asking a rodent for a weather forecast....More

In Dog We Trust

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Department turned a typo into thousands of dollars for charity....More
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