Mike McQueen, chief of bureau for the Associated Press in Louisiana and Mississippi, has died. He was 52.
Mr. McQueen died Sunday from complications of cancer and congestive heart failure.
His journalism career spanned three decades, including two stints with the AP and work on two Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper teams.
He began his career in 1977 as a reporter for the Tallahassee Democrat. Mr. McQueen worked with the Sun Herald newspaper of Biloxi-Gulfport, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service in 2006.
He was part of a Pulitzer Prize-winning team in 1993 while an editor at the Miami Herald.
He served as chairman of the journalism and broadcasting sequence of Florida International University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Mr. McQueen was born Nov. 3, 1956, in Jacksonville, and raised in Coconut Grove.