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Jeffrey H. Brodsky, an accomplished reporter and former editor of the Central High School newspaper who inspired an annual award honoring young journalists, died Wednesday, July 26, at his home in Manchester following a decade-long battle with an aggressive form of Parkinson’s disease. more
Linda Seamster Shelton, publisher of The Gazette-Virginian (South Boston, Virginia), died Wednesday afternoon, July 26, at the age of 76. more
Larry Pryor, a former Los Angeles Times journalist who embraced the digital world before much of the industry and whose work as a reporter and editor covering the environment spurred action on climate issues, died on July 13 of complications from Parkinson’s disease. He was 86. more
Charles W. “Chuck’’ Cherry II of Daytona Beach, a fierce proponent of the Black Press and a longtime warrior for social justice, died on Saturday, July 15, at age 66. more
Rolfe Neill, publisher of The Charlotte Observer from 1975 until his retirement in 1997, died July 14 at age 90 of complications from peritoneal cancer, his daughter Ingrid Ebert of Kernersville said. more
It is with profound sadness that we share news of the passing of our beloved Elise Dione Finch Henriques.    more
He spent two decades guiding a popular newspaper Sunday supplement as its revenue and circulation grew, reaching nearly 40 million readers at one point. more
In a 47-year career at The New York Times, he covered Cold War diplomacy in Europe, famine in Africa and genocide in Southeast Asia and was also an author. more
In addition to working at The Washington Post, David Richards also had a stint as chief theater reviewer at The New York Times and wrote a biography of movie star Jean Seberg. more
Joe Murray died at his home Sunday, June 25, at the age of 82. Services will be at 2 p.m. July 5 at First Baptist Church. more
David Bohrman, a former veteran CNN producer and executive who pioneered the use of the “Magic Wall,” died Sunday, June 25, following complications after hip surgery, according to his family. He was 69. more
George Gedda, a workhorse veteran of The Associated Press whose coverage of the State Department and international relations spanned more than four decades and who played a major role in explaining U.S. foreign policy to the American public from Vietnam to Cuba, Afghanistan and Iraq, has died. He was 82. more
Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon Papers that detailed U.S. actions during the Vietnam war, died June 15 at his home in Kensington, California. He was 92. The cause, his family said in a statement, was pancreatic cancer. more
John C. Tompkins, 69, of Tucson, Arizona, passed on June 2. He grew up in a newspaper family and at the young age of 21 purchased The Rochelle (Illinois) News-Leader in 1975.  For the next 48 years, he grew News Media Corporation to over 75 publications spanning across nine states. more
He spent much of his career at the Miami Herald before a brief stint at The Washington Post. more
Hoyt Purvis died on Friday, May 26, after an illness, said his wife Marion Purvis. He was 83. more
In the early hours of May 31, two assailants on a motorcycle shot and killed radio journalist Cris Bundoquin on the C5 Road in the city of Calapan, in Oriental Mindoro province, according to multiple news reports. more
John Widdison, a former executive managing editor of the Telegram & Gazette in Worcester, Massachusetts, died Tuesday, May 23, at the age of 84. more
On Wednesday, May 25, James Don “JD” Swartz passed away peacefully at Franklin Woods Hospital. He was born August 5, 1935, to Don and Maude Jane Barnett Swartz. He lived a beautiful life of 87 years. more
The Wichita Business Journal family is mourning the death of longtime colleague Daniel McCoy. more
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