Flaherty was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and is
a product of their excellent Catholic School system. He
is the oldest of 6 children by parents Tom and Sue Flaherty.
studying theology and philosophy at the University of St.
Thomas for two years, Flaherty set his sights on journalism.
Transferring to the University of Iowa, he declared a journalism
major. He is currently enjoying several journalism classes
there and has recently found employment at The Daily
is an avid magazine reader and has great interest in our
nation’s political processes. He enjoys spending time
with friends and family, running and traveling.
graduation Flaherty hopes to work for a magazine or newspaper
as a writer. Eventually he would like to edit or create
his own publication. Someday he hopes to return to school
for an M.A. in Theology.