Jack Sheehan has been a professional writer for over 40 years, has written over 1000 articles for regional and national magazines on a wide range of topics, been an award-winning newspaper columnist, published 18 books, sold three screenplays to Hollywood, and is frequently hired as a guest speaker for conventions in Las Vegas. He has also produced a full-length documentary film.
His subject matter has ranged from sports and entertainment to business and politics, and his books range from a history of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis to the world of professional golf, to the rich and varied evolution of modern Las Vegas.
He lives in Las Vegas with his lovely wife Carol. They have two adult children, J.P. and Lily.
In the last 10 years he has specialized in publishing full-length biographies of successful and fascinating people and shorter memoirs.
Subject to availability, he is interested in writing more biographies and memoirs of high-profile individuals whose success stories deserve to be shared with wide regional audiences and friends and future generations of their families. Learn more...
1991 Lowell Thomas Award
For Outstanding Land Travel Article In The United States titled, "The Loneliest Road in America" which appeared in Endless Vacation Magazines.
1988 Nevada Screenwriters Award
For "Buddies", optioned to Warner Brothers Motion Pictures and ABC television.
1987 Western States Outstanding Journalist Award
For magazine feature writing.
Inducted into the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame in 2009 and received the Lifetime Achievement Award Vegas Golfer Magazine in 2007.