Michael J. Feeney


Age: 32

former reporter for the New York Daily News and past president of the New York Association of Black Journalists who won the national organization's Emerging Journalist of the Year Award in 2010, and who was recently about to begin a job as an entertainment reporter at CNN.com.

Cause of Death: Complications from a staph infection

Born: September 29, 1983

Died: January 31, 2016

New York City, New York