Frank Murtaugh

Frank Murtaugh

Frank Murtaugh has been with Memphis magazine since 1992 and managing editor since 1995. A graduate of Tufts University, he’s written on a range of topics from Imperial China to Redbirds baseball. Frank covers sports for The Memphis Flyer, for whom he writes a weekly web column (“From My Seat”) and blogs on University of Memphis sports ("Tiger Blue"). He squeezes his job in between ventures with his wife and two daughters. You can follow Frank on Twitter, where he's @FrankMurtaugh

Don’t degrade — or celebrate — the U.S. president without a framework for the qualities that make a good one. more

Feb 22, 2017 12:00 PM The Memo


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Events this week aim to bring shelter to Memphians in need. more

Jan 24, 2017 10:00 AM The Memo


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Twenty years later, a Memphis football hero relishes the Tigers’ biggest upset. more

Dec 16, 2016 12:00 PM Features 1 Comments


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A veteran distance runner has made the St. Jude Memphis Marathon an annual endeavor. He offers five tips on how you might do the same. more

Nov 30, 2016 1:00 PM The Memo



American history will take a dramatic turn this month. Which direction? more

Nov 4, 2016 10:00 AM Columns

Artist takes the stage to support her latest album, Memphis Rock and Soul, which pays tribute to the glory years of Stax. more

Oct 26, 2016 12:00 PM The Memo

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If you attend only one game at AutoZone Park this season, Friday’s would be a good one. more

Aug 24, 2016 8:00 AM The Memo

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Advice you can live on. At forty, and beyond. more

Jul 19, 2016 11:00 AM The Memo

Ten years after calamity, Collierville’s Kevin Hensley will play for the U.S. Paralympic National Team in Rio. more

Jul 11, 2016 11:00 AM Features

A dad embraces the city he sees reflected in his children. more

Jul 1, 2016 10:00 AM Columns

From outdoor productions at Shelby Farms to the cozy confines of the Dixon Gallery & Gardens, Tennessee Shakespeare Company has made Shakespeare intimate for Memphians. more

May 25, 2016 9:00 AM The Memo

On assignment at AutoZone Park

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Frank Murtaugh reflects on two decades as Memphis magazine's managing editor more

May 1, 2016 12:05 PM Columns

The group's new album launches with a party at Stax Thursday night. more

Apr 20, 2016 8:00 AM Arts

A solution to the Memphis Zoo's parking problem can be found through better — and more creative — management of the vehicles. more

Mar 4, 2016 7:00 AM The Memo 3 Comments


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Feb 8, 2016 7:00 AM Features

In advance of our upcoming 40th anniversary, here’s a look at 40 athletes who made a significant impact in Memphis since 1976. more

Jan 26, 2016 8:00 AM The Memo

“All’s Well that Ends Well” opens Thursday at the Dixon Gallery & Gardens. more

Dec 8, 2015 8:00 AM Columns

What Memphis' new mayor can learn from the Tigers' head coach more

Nov 24, 2015 12:17 AM Columns

You think you know Memphis? Not like you will tomorrow. more

Nov 23, 2015 8:00 AM Columns


Frank Murtaugh

  As the personal trainer and bodyguard for ZZ Top during their Eighties heyday, Neal Cordell incorporated some of the tackling skills he developed as an All-Memphis defensive lineman at South Sid... more

Nov 11, 2015 3:25 PM 1 Comments




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