Obituaries
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Brent Renaud, an award-winning American filmmaker and journalist, was killed in Ukraine on Sunday while reporting in a suburb of the capital, Kyiv, according to Ukraine’s Interior Ministry. more
Stan Champer, who spent the majority of his 50-year newspaper career in supervisory roles at The Daily Independent, has died. He was 79. more
Walter R. Mears, who for 45 years fluidly and speedily wrote the news about presidential campaigns for The Associated Press and won a Pulitzer Prize doing it, has died. He was 87. more
Al Autry, who had a 30-year career with McClatchy, died Feb. 25, just a few days before his 70th birthday. more
As a skilled, noted sculptor who produced layered bronze pieces, Bob Wick stood out in the media industry, which is not brimming with fine artists. Wick, co-owner of Arizona-based Wick Communications, also made a mark as an environmentalist, championing causes in his adopted state of Arizona. more
The paper won six Pulitzer Prizes for photography during her tenure as its director of photography and a member of the newsroom’s top management. more
NC State alumnus Richard Curtis revolutionized print journalism as the founding managing editor for design at USA Today. He died Sunday at 75. more
Booker Izell, 82, died Feb. 16 after an extended illness. As head of diversity and inclusion, he changed the face of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and its parent company Cox Enterprises. more
Keith Jones, who worked for daily newspapers for more than 40 years, died Dec. 3. more
Longtime Denton Record-Chronicle Publisher Emeritus Fred Patterson was remembered by friends and family as a man with two careers. more
Rex Rust, co-president of Rust Communications, died Jan. 6 at age 52, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Numerous industry insiders communicated to E&P about their admiration of Rust’s dynamic presence as well as his Christian faith. more
He covered Congress in the 1970s and 80s before heading up a successful Capitol Hill newspaper. more
Jon D. Smith Jr., a longtime finance executive for Hearst and the Hearst Foundations, died suddenly on Feb. 11 in Millbrook, New York. He was 77. more
Jack Shea, a freelance writer for The Martha’s Vineyard Times, died Feb. 13. more
Kimberly Easton, whose long broadcast journalism career included WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh from 2003-2010, was found dead in her Columbus, Indiana, home on Feb. 7. more
Betty Brown Jagnow, former publisher of The Vindicator and president of The Vindicator Printing Company in Youngstown, Ohio, for nearly four decades, died at home Feb. 4 at the age of 92. more
Matthew Reavy, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Communication and Media at the University, passed away yesterday. A graduate of The University of Scranton, Dr. Reavy earned his bachelor’s degree in 1984 and his master’s degree in 1992 from Scranton. He earned his doctorate at the University of Missouri, Columbia. He returned to his alma mater to join the faculty in 1998, having previously served as an assistant professor at Louisiana State University. He also worked as a journalist for the Scranton Tribune, the Hometown Publications chain of weekly newspapers and the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting. more
A titan of journalism, John Honderich was born into a legendary media family, and remained a lifelong champion of journalists, journalism and progressive values. more
Brandon Campbell, who spent most of his career in digital marketing and as a consultant, died Jan. 31. more
The Lancaster, Kentucky, native was a veteran journalist who spent years as a reporter and editor in multiple states, and as a mentor to young Black journalists. more
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