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Journalists, musicians and entertainers across Philadelphia are mourning the loss of longtime Philadelphia Tribune entertainment reporter Kimberly C. Roberts.Roberts died the weekend of May 30, 2020. … more
Ron Harrist, who covered Elvis Presley, black separatists, white supremacists and college football legends during his 41 years as a reporter and editor in Mississippi for The Associated Press, died of complications from leukemia at his home in … more
Terry Larimer, the former Morning Call sportswriter, columnist and editor best known for his coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles, Lehigh University football and wrestling and Lehigh Valley sports, died on Tuesday in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Allentown. … more
A 43-year journalism career ended Tuesday when Jack Kramer died after a year-long battle with cancer. Kramer worked for nearly two decades at the New Haven Register, leaving as the executive editor when it was owned by the Journal Register Co. … more
H. Brandt "Brandy" Ayers, the small-town publisher who turned The Anniston Star into a voice for integration in the 1960s, died Sunday, friends and family members say. He was 85. “For all of my life, he was at the head of a good small newspaper, a … more
Journal Inquirer Publisher Elizabeth S. Ellis died Monday at 92 after a 53-year career at the newspaper during which she was a rarity in American journalism—a woman in charge. In 1967, a year after the death from leukemia of their teen-age son, … more
Ray Prince was a 61-year industry veteran, consultant, and advisor who dedicated his career to helping printing companies to improve in the areas of productivity and quality with the bottom-line objective of increasing their profitability. Ray … more
Josh Kovner, a veteran investigative reporter at the Courant known for uncovering injustices against the underprivileged and disabled and giving them a voice in superbly crafted stories, died Thursday in New Haven. He was 61, and his family said he … more
Anthony Causi, a longtime photographer for The Post whose prolific talent and larger-than-life personality made him a beloved and respected figure throughout the New York sports world, died Sunday from the coronavirus at North Shore University … more
Darran Simon, a journalist who developed an expertise reporting on trauma during a wide-ranging career that had recently brought him to The Washington Post, where he covered District politics and government, was found dead April 9 at his home in … more
He ran marathons on every continent, including Antarctica—83 of them in all, many followed by a visit to an obscure craft brewery. Last year, he watched 365 movies—most of them in theaters. And Anick Jesdanun made sure—always—that when … more
A true Renaissance Man passed peacefully on March 20, 2020. A newspaperman, business leader, world traveler, philanthropist and art collector, he was born on August 31, 1943 in Madison, Wisconsin to James E. Conley, MD and Lillian Quirk Conley. … more
CBS News producer and talent executive Maria Mercader died of Covid-19 in New York Sunday, CBS said. She was 54. Mercader worked at CBS for three decades, getting her start in the network's page program, CBS said in a release. She most recently … more
Journalist Alan A. Finder, who worked for Newsday and spent the bulk of his diverse career as a reporter and editor for The New York Times, died Tuesday after testing positive earlier this month for the novel coronavirus COVID-19, Times executive … more
A longtime employee of NBC News died Thursday after testing positive for the coronavirus, NBC News Chairman Andy Lack said in an email to staff members. Larry Edgeworth, who had been working in an equipment room at NBC News' 30 Rockefeller Plaza … more
Journalist and author Bob Andelman, a longtime presence in St. Petersburg media, died Monday after a short battle with a rare form of cancer. He was 59. A former music and culture writer for the Tampa Bay Times (when it was called the St. … more
After serving in Methodist churches as a minister, Roy Larson served the public as a journalist who investigated the powerful for the Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Reporter. Mr. Larson, who was living at the Monarch Landing senior community in … more
Bob Petty was one of the first African American on-air personalities at WLS-Ch. 7, where he spent more than 30 years as a reporter and news anchor. “He was really a good reporter. I admired his astuteness. And he was always a gentleman,” said … more
A half-century before President Barack Obama ordered a restoration of full diplomatic relations with Cuba in 2014, Jean Daniel, a French journalist on a secret mission to Havana in the autumn of 1963, delivered a proposal by President John F. … more
Veteran court reporter, celebrated author and biting newspaper columnist Christie Blatchford, whose vivid prose championed cops, kids and soldiers while challenging corruption and hashtag social mores, has died. She was 68. Blatchford had been … more
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