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Garrick Utley, 74 (1939 - 2014)
FRAZIER MOORE, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Veteran TV journalist Garrick Utley, whose far-ranging career included anchoring duties as well as reporting from more than 70 countries, has died of cancer at 74, NBC said Friday.Utley began at NBC News in 1963, and for three decades handled a wide variety of assignments. Early on, he reported from Vietnam on the escalating conflict. In later...
Angelo Henderson (1962 - 2014)
JEFF KAROUB, The Associated PressDETROIT (AP) — Angelo Henderson, Pulitzer Prize-winning Detroit journalist, radio talk show host and co-founder of a prominent community patrol group, died Saturday, a medical examiner's spokesman said. He was 51.Oakland County Medical Examiner's Office spokesman Bill Mullan said Henderson died Saturday in Pontiac of natural causes. Henderson had complained of...
Marty Plissner (2014)
By FRAZIER MOORE AP Television Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Marty Plissner, the longtime political director of CBS News, died Thursday of lung cancer. He was 87. He was known for his extensive political knowledge and his range of political contacts, establishing himself by one appraisal as the gold standard for several generations of political journalists. He was a pioneer of exit polls...
Joe Finnigan (2014)
JOHN ROGERS, The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Finnigan, a veteran Hollywood reporter who chronicled the comings and goings of stars such as John Wayne, Frank Sinatra and even Lassie during a decades-long career, has died at age 88, his family said Thursday.Finnigan died of natural causes on Jan. 22 at a retirement home in the San Fernando Valley, his son David Finnigan told The...
Donald Forst (2014)
KAREN MATTHEWS, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Donald Forst, a veteran newsman who led New York Newsday and the Village Voice as they won Pulitzer Prizes and also worked at more than a dozen other newspapers, died Saturday at age 81.He died at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany of complications of colon cancer, Forst's companion, Val Haynes, said..Forst's journalism career started in the mid...
Dave Martin (2014)
KATE BRUMBACK, The Associated PressATLANTA (AP) — Known as a master of his craft, longtime Associated Press photographer Dave Martin collapsed on the field of the Georgia Dome after taking one of...
Mike O'Connor (2013)
MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, The Associated PressMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mike O'Connor, a veteran war correspondent who became a tough advocate and counselor for threatened journalists in one of the world's...
David Coleman, 87 (1926 - 2013)
The Associated PressLONDON (AP) — David Coleman, a British sports broadcaster who covered 11 Summer Olympics for the BBC and six World Cups, has died. He was 87.A family statement Saturday said he...
Harry F. Rosenthal (2013)
CALVIN WOODWARD, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Harry F. Rosenthal, an Associated Press writer who covered America's golden age of space exploration, presidents back to Harry Truman and...
Fred Waters (2013)
JIM SALTER, The Associated PressST. LOUIS (AP) — Fred Waters, a longtime Associated Press photographer who covered everything from the Korean and Vietnam wars to construction of the Gateway Arch,...
Peter Kaplan, 59 (1954 - 2013)
KAREN MATTHEWS, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Peter Kaplan, the former editor of The New York Observer who hired a then-unknown Candace Bushnell to write a column called "Sex and the City,"...
Florence Sando Manson (2013)
PETER JAMES SPIELMANN, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Florence Sando Manson, a pioneering newscaster in radio and the early years of television journalism, has died at age 95.Manson died...
Herbert Mitgang, 93 (1920 - 2013)
DEEPTI HAJELA, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Herbert Mitgang, a longtime New York Times journalist and author of several books, died Thursday at age 93.Mitgang died at his Manhattan home from...
Dr. Louis Decimus Rubin, Jr., 89 (1923 - 2013)
Louis Decimus Rubin, Jr., Ph.D., 89, of Pittsboro, North Carolina, formerly of Charleston, SC, husband of Eva Redfield Rubin, entered into eternal rest Saturday, November 16, 2013. His Funeral...
Carl Hilliard, 76 (1937 - 2013)
The Associated Press COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Former Associated Press Colorado Capitol reporter Carl Hilliard, who was known for his wit and a weekly newspaper column that chronicled the...
Paul Moran (2013)
The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Paul Moran, an Eclipse Award-winning turf writer who covered horse racing since the 1970s, died Saturday. He was 67.The New York Racing Association said Moran...
Sein Win (2013)
GRANT PECK, The Associated PressBANGKOK (AP) — Sein Win, a Myanmar journalist who championed press freedom and endured three stints in prison as he chronicled several decades of his country's...
Godfrey Sperling Jr. Sperling, Jr. (2013)
The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Godfrey Sperling Jr., a journalist who hosted weekly newsmaker breakfasts for decades, has died. He was 97.Sperling's daughter, Mary Sperling McAuliffe, said...
Saul Landau (1936 - 2013)
JOHN ROGERS, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Saul Landau, a prolific, award-winning documentary filmmaker who traveled the world profiling political leaders like Cuba's Fidel Castro and...
Loyal Gould (2013)
HERBERT G. McCANN, The Associated PressCHICAGO (AP) — Loyal Gould, a former Associated Press foreign correspondent who later chaired journalism programs at Ohio State, Wichita State and Baylor...
Lynn DeBruin (2013)
The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lynn DeBruin, who worked for The Associated Press covering sports since 2010 and had been a writer with the Rocky Mountain News and the East Valley...
Judith Glassman Daniels, 74 (1939 - 2013)
The Associated Press UNION, Maine (AP) — Judith Glassman Daniels, who blazed a trail for women in the publishing world and became the first woman to serve as top editor of Life magazine, has...
David Frost, 74 (1939 - 2013)
SYLVIA HUI, The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — David Frost had sparred with Richard Nixon for hours, recording a series of interviews with the former president three years after he stepped down...
Bruce Dunning (2013)
The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS News says longtime foreign correspondent Bruce Dunning has died.CBS said in a release that the retired newsman died Monday at Mount Sinai Hospital in New...
Richard "Dick" Thien (2013)
The Associated PressST. LOUIS (AP) — Richard "Dick" Thien, a veteran journalist who played a pivotal role in developing USA Today for Gannett Co. Inc., has died. He was 73.Thien died Friday of...
Lew Wood (1929 - 2013)
JOHN ROGERS, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lew Wood, who marched with Martin Luther King, covered John F. Kennedy's assassination and was a news anchor for NBC's "Today" show during a...
Jack W. Germond, 85 (1928 - 2013)
BEN NUCKOLS, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Jack W. Germond, the portly, cantankerous columnist and pundit who covered 10 presidential elections and sparred with colleagues on TV's "The...
Thomas F. Pendergast (2013)
The Associated PressWINNSBORO, Texas (AP) — Thomas F. Pendergast, who ran a small town East Texas newspaper following a nearly 30-year career with The Associated Press, has died. He was 81.His...
Jim Gintonio (2013)
The Associated PressPHOENIX (AP) — Jim Gintonio, a veteran reporter who covered sports in the Phoenix area for more than three decades, has died. He was 65.The Arizona Republic, where Gintonio last...
Larry W. Stephens (2013)
JENNIFER C. KERR, The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Larry W. Stephens, who helped The Associated Press usher in a new era of technology from old-style teletype machines to modern-day satellite...