Obituaries
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Ruth Seymour, an influential and brash station manager who transformed KCRW in Santa Monica, California, into a major creative force in Los Angeles and beyond, died Friday, Dec. 22, at the age of 88 after a long illness. more
He sought more diversity among its newsroom employees and co-wrote a full-scale, and modernized, edition of the paper’s internal style guide. more
Greg Bassett, founding editor of the Salisbury Independent and former executive editor of The Daily Times, died Sunday, Dec. 10. He was 63. more
Carol Nunnelley, founding executive director of the Alabama Initiative for Independent Journalism, died Dec. 3 after a long illness. more
William "Bill" King Mitchell, 82, retired sports writer for The State (Columbia, South Carolina), died Nov. 28 at Agape - Lexington Community Hospice House after a year's struggle with liver cancer. more
Warner Miller Montgomery, Ph.D., co-owner and past president of The Columbia Star newspaper in South Carolina, passed away Nov. 24 from complications of advanced dementia. He was 84. more
Anthony Campbell, the former executive editor and managing editor of The Denver Post who led the paper to a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service in 1986 for a series on missing children, has died, according to former associates at the Post. He was 82. more
As of Dec. 5, CPJ’s preliminary investigations showed at least 63 journalists and media workers were among the more than 16,000 killed since the war began on Oct. 7 — with more than 15,500 Palestinian deaths in Gaza and the West Bank and 1,200 deaths in Israel. The deadliest day of the war for journalist deaths was its first day, Oct. 7, with six journalists killed; the second-deadliest day occurred on Nov. 18, with five killed. more
Phillip Meek, a former president and publisher of the Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram, died Nov. 21 in his Michigan home. He was 86. more
His political journal challenged liberal and conservative orthodoxies for decades. more
Ron DeBrock, an award-winning journalist and editor of The Telegraph (Alton, Illinois) since 2019, died late Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 22, at his home in Godfrey after an illness. He was 62. more
As of Nov. 27, CPJ’s preliminary investigations showed at least 57 journalists and media workers were among the more than 15,000 killed since the war began on Oct. 7 — with over 14,000 Palestinian deaths in Gaza and the West Bank and 1,200 deaths in Israel. The deadliest day of the war for journalist deaths was its first day, Oct. 7, with six journalists killed; the second-deadliest day occurred on Nov. 18, with five killed. more
With a sharp eye for trends, a soft spot for reporters and a fondness for the untold story, Bill Pinella was a guiding force behind the Press Democrat’s sports coverage for nearly two decades. more
As of Nov. 21, CPJ’s preliminary investigations showed at least 53 journalists and media workers were among the more than 14,000 killed since the war began on Oct. 7 — with over 13,000 Palestinian deaths in Gaza and the West Bank and 1,200 deaths in Israel. The second-deadliest day for journalist deaths occurred on Nov. 18, with five killed; the deadliest day of the war was its first day, Oct. 7, with 6 journalists killed. more
Terry R. Taylor, who in two trailblazing decades as the first female sports editor of The Associated Press transformed the news agency’s emphasis into multilayered coverage of rigorous reporting, entertaining enterprise and edgy analysis, has died. She was 71. more
Helen T. Gray, a former faith and religion editor at The Kansas City Star whose journalistic career spanned over four decades, died Saturday, Nov. 11, following an illness. more
As of Nov. 14, CPJ’s preliminary investigations showed at least 42 journalists and media workers were among the more than 12,000 killed since the war began on Oct. 7 — with over 11,000 Palestinian deaths in Gaza and the West Bank and 1,200 deaths in Israel. more
Mike Shuster, an award-winning foreign and diplomatic correspondent for National Public Radio, died Monday, Nov. 6. During more than three decades as a reporter and an editor, his work spanned the world and made him an eyewitness to some of the most momentous events in modern history. more
Philip Meyer, a journalist who introduced computers to newsrooms in the late 1960s as a powerful tool for mining reams of data, inspiring generations of reporters to fuse social science methods with classic reporting to produce revelatory journalism, died Nov. 4 at his home in Carrboro, N.C. He was 93. more
Long before she assumed the title and duties of publisher and chairman of Consolidated Publishing in January of 2018, Josephine Ayers had been a strong influence throughout the 1970s, ’80s and ’90s to promote the arts in Calhoun County, in Alabama and around the world. more
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