Nick Clooney (January 13, 1934, Maysville KY – )

Brother to Rosemary and Betty Clooney and father to George Clooney, Nick Clooney found his own success in broadcasting and writing. Clooney began his career working at the Maysville radio station WFTM, he later worked as a tv anchorman and began writing numerous articles for the Cincinnati Post and Kentucky Post. Often, his articles are syndicated in papers across the United States. Clooney has written 3 books, most recently The Movies That Changed Us in 2002. Clooney has worked with the American Movie Classics channel, making personal appearances and hosting the channel on television, in an effort to preserve films. Clooney has received numerous awards and accolades for his work such as being inducted to the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame and the Ohio Television Hall of Fame.

Works Available at KCPL

The Movies that Changed Us –  K791.43 C644m 2002
Nick: Collected Columns of Nick Clooney – KR 081 C644n
Cincinnati– City of Charm: a Love Story – K 977.178 C644c


Clooney, Nick. Cincinnati – City of Charm: A Love Story. Memphis, Tenn.: Towery, 1991.
“Clooney’s Ease Sets His Style,” Kentucky Post, February 11, 1975, 4k.
“I Believe in Myself,” Kentucky Post, April 26, 1974, 4k.

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