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Richard Kevin “Rick” Myers, 59, co-owner of Grow Local Media, died peacefully Oct. 14 following a long illness, at his Avon home surrounded by his family. more
Clara Jackson McLaughlin, owner and publisher of the Florida Star newspaper, died Sunday, Oct. 3, in hospice care at her daughter's house in Houston. She was 81. more
Known as Jamey to his family, Wilkerson was well-liked in the newsroom, where he had a hand in some of the paper’s biggest projects. more
Jim Sheeler, a former Rocky Mountain News journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his extensive and compassionate reporting on the families of Colorado soldiers killed in the Iraq War and the man tasked with notifying them, has died. more
Ron Jenkins, who served as editor of The Gleaner newspaper in Henderson, Kentucky, for more than 30 years and was inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame in 2007, has died. He was 83. more
William Fredrick "Fred" Woods, who helped found the Opelika (Alabama) Observer in the early 2000s, died Aug. 25. He was 84 years old. more
Carrol Dadisman was a journalist to the very end. The former publisher of the Tallahassee Democrat, whose community involvement extended well beyond his years at the helm of Florida’s … more
Longtime American foreign correspondent Joseph L. Galloway, best known for his book recounting a pivotal battle in the Vietnam War that was made into a Hollywood movie, has died. He was 79. Click … more
Former Tallahassee Democrat executive editor Bob Stiff, whose journalism career spanned more than a half-century, died Saturday. He was 89. more
Larry Heinzerling, a 41-year Associated Press news executive and bureau chief who played a key role in winning freedom for hostage Terry Anderson from his Hezbollah abductors in Lebanon, has died … more
When breaking news sent the newsroom into a frenzy, Nancy Nordgren stayed calm and upbeat — churning through copy while checking in on colleagues, and never losing sight of the humanity of her … more
Ralph Langer, a retired editor and executive vice president of The Dallas Morning News who led the newsroom during one of the most closely watched daily newspaper wars of the 1980s and 1990s, has … more
Patricia Kennealy-Morrison, who wrote about rock when music journalists were just beginning to take it seriously, and through her work met Jim Morrison, frontman of the Doors, with whom she said she … more
Known as a journalist who asked tough questions and an all-around stand-up guy, former Associated Press correspondent and public servant Ed Moreno has died. He was 67. His family said Moreno died … more
The death of NNA’s Postal Chair Emeritus Max Heath, Shelbyville, Kentucky, on July 28 set off a period of mourning across the community newspaper industry. Heath’s family told the … more
Forrest “Frosty” Landon, longtime editor of The Roanoke Times & World-News who was described as a “born newsman” in a career that spanned 40 years, died Monday. He was … more
Harry M. Rosenfeld, who barely escaped the Holocaust as a child in Nazi Germany and who became a key Washington Post editor during its Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Watergate break-in … more
David Hawpe, who rose through the ranks of the Courier Journal to become editor of the Louisville, Kentucky, newspaper, which won multiple Pulitzer Prizes on his watch, has died. He was 78. His … more
William E. Barnhart was a Chicago Tribune reporter, editor and columnist whose work over 29 years focused heavily on covering economics and the stock market. Barnhart, 74, died of liver … more
John P. McMeel, co-founder and chairman emeritus of Kansas City-based Andrews McMeel Universal (AMU), passed away July 7, 2021, announced AMU Chairman Hugh T. Andrews. He was 85 years old. "John … more
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