Bill Dougherty has dedicated more than two decades covering charitable events throughout the Valley. A native of California, Bill spent his childhood in both Phoenix and Orange County.
He graduated from California State University, Fullerton, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in English literature with an emphasis in American studies. In 1990, Bill moved permanently to the Valley and, four years later, joined the staff of Trends working as a social reporter before becoming social editor.
In 2001, Bill purchased Trends and became its publisher. He resides in Paradise Valley with his wife.