Welcome To The Official Online Portfolio Of A.J. Dugger III
A.J. Dugger has been writing his entire life. Hailing from Memphis, TN, A.J.
moved to Clarksville in 2004. After graduating from Austin Peay State University in 2009, he began a successful journalism career by writing for publications such as The Tennessee Tribune, Business Arts and Heritage Clarksville Magazine, The Murfreesboro Post, The Tri-State Defender, The Leaf-Chronicle, The Clarksville Sports Network, Clarksville Online, Black Clarksville, and numerous other publications.
A.J. has interviewed and written about several celebrities including actress Keshia Knight Pulliam, actor Lou Myers, NFL legends Joe Theismann and David Thornton, 2x Heavyweight Champion Shannon "The Cannon" Briggs, singer/actor Terron Brooks, Gospel Legend Dr. Bobby Jones, New York Times Best Selling Author Tariq "Elite" Nasheed, The Strongest Man In Tennessee, Eddie Swanson, and many others. First Lady Michelle Obama read one of A.J.'s headlining articles.
A.J. has covered many beats in journalism including breaking news,
features, crime, sports, health, education, government, politics and others. To
read examples, visit the "cover stories" or "gallery of work samples" on this
website. The award-winning journalist makes his living as a freelancer. He
resides in Clarksville with his wife, Carrie, and has several books that will be