Claudia Rowe is an award-winning journalist. She came to the limelight after investigating the case of Kendall Francois, an American serial murderer who killed approximately eight women. She currently covers education as a staff reporter at The Seattle Times. Previously, he also worked for The New York Times, Woman’s Day, Mother Jones, The Huffington Post and The Stranger as well. Besides, Rowe has also been twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.
Early Life and Education
Claudia Rowe was born in New York, New York City, United States of America. She was raised in Manhattan’s Central Park West, New York. Her father worked in news promotions at NBC and her mother was a college literature professor.
Claudia had always been haunted by her traumatic childhood. Her families attacked Claudia’s self-esteem that fueled her need in adolescence to escape. After that, she left her house and ran the streets after dark, consorting in Central Park with drug dealers and delinquents.
Rowe writes, “Every gentility was a lie, undermined by their bitter marriage, their petrified kids.”
Regarding her ethnicity and nationality, Claudia belongs to White American.
While Claudia Rowe was working for The New York Times in 1998, she lived in Poughkeepsie, New York. At this time, she build an interest in the murder Kendall Francois, a serial killer who murdered eight female.
Following her investigation, Claudia authored two books The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer, and the Meaning of Murder. The book was published by Dey Street Books on January 24, 2017. In the books, Rowe explains how his revelation helped her overcome all her life's struggle.
Awards and Nominations
Claudia Rowe has received a number of the prestigious award for her praise-worthy work in journalism. In 2006, she was a runner-up for the Casey Medal for Meritorious award for “Judgment Calls: When to remove a child?”
Claudia Rowe garnered a first place awards from the Society of Professional Journalists.
The writer Claudia Rowe is a married woman. Claudia has been married to her boyfriend Australian journalist and news reporter Peter Overton since 2007. They share the same passion for journalism.
The pair faced a difficult time conceiving children of their own in the initial phase of their marriage. But currently, the couple is a proud parent of two children. After examining her problem, it came out that she has a polycystic ovarian syndrome.
Claudia gave birth to their first daughter, Allegra in the year 2007 after she underwent IVF treatment. After that, they again bring forth their second child, another daughter, Giselle. The reporter Peter Overton is once married to his high school sweetheart and they divorced in 2000.
Claudia Rowe is a renowned famous writer and author. She became famous after she investigated the murder case of Kendall Francois. She is working for The Seattle Times. Besides, she has written two books The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer, and the Meaning of Murder. Rowe garnered a whopping amount of net worth from her various work that estimated to be $2 million.