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Mary Lou Simms passed away July 19, 2020 after a brief illness. Her career in journalism spanned more than 50 years.  She was recognized for her writing talent while working for the St. … more
Jessie Mangaliman, a reporter who brought skill and verve to journalism for Mercury News readers and diligent service in a public-affairs career that followed, died Monday of an apparent heart … more
Former Michigan State School of Journalism director and University Ombudsman Stan Soffin died July 9 at the age of 78.Soffin began his tenure at MSU in 1968 in the School of Journalism and became the … more
Retired Alabama newspaper executive Barrett Shelton Jr., who helped promote the Tennessee Valley region during in time in journalism, has died.The Decatur Daily, where Shelton worked as editor and … more
John Woestendiek Jr., a former Baltimore Sun features reporter and dog lover, died June 24 from complications of a stroke at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was … more
Dick Gosselin, a veteran Maine broadcaster and reporter, died July 1 after a months-long struggle with Lewy Body disease and Parkinson’s. He was 72.In a broadcast career that spanned a … more
As a cub reporter at the Arkansas Democrat in 1951, Jerry McConnell was dispatched to cover a luncheon speech by Gov. Sid McMath.The governor was speaking at 12:30 p.m.McConnell’s deadline? … more
John Bompengo, who covered Congo’s political turmoil as a freelance photographer and video journalist for The Associated Press over the course of 16 years has died, relatives said Sunday. He … more
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
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