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Josh Kovner, a veteran investigative reporter at the Courant known for uncovering injustices against the underprivileged and disabled and giving them a voice in superbly crafted stories, died Thursday in New Haven. He was 61, and his family said he … more
Anthony Causi, a longtime photographer for The Post whose prolific talent and larger-than-life personality made him a beloved and respected figure throughout the New York sports world, died Sunday from the coronavirus at North Shore University … more
Darran Simon, a journalist who developed an expertise reporting on trauma during a wide-ranging career that had recently brought him to The Washington Post, where he covered District politics and government, was found dead April 9 at his home in … more
He ran marathons on every continent, including Antarctica—83 of them in all, many followed by a visit to an obscure craft brewery. Last year, he watched 365 movies—most of them in theaters. And Anick Jesdanun made sure—always—that when … more
A true Renaissance Man passed peacefully on March 20, 2020. A newspaperman, business leader, world traveler, philanthropist and art collector, he was born on August 31, 1943 in Madison, Wisconsin to James E. Conley, MD and Lillian Quirk Conley. … more
CBS News producer and talent executive Maria Mercader died of Covid-19 in New York Sunday, CBS said. She was 54. Mercader worked at CBS for three decades, getting her start in the network's page program, CBS said in a release. She most recently … more
Journalist Alan A. Finder, who worked for Newsday and spent the bulk of his diverse career as a reporter and editor for The New York Times, died Tuesday after testing positive earlier this month for the novel coronavirus COVID-19, Times executive … more
A longtime employee of NBC News died Thursday after testing positive for the coronavirus, NBC News Chairman Andy Lack said in an email to staff members. Larry Edgeworth, who had been working in an equipment room at NBC News' 30 Rockefeller Plaza … more
Journalist and author Bob Andelman, a longtime presence in St. Petersburg media, died Monday after a short battle with a rare form of cancer. He was 59. A former music and culture writer for the Tampa Bay Times (when it was called the St. … more
After serving in Methodist churches as a minister, Roy Larson served the public as a journalist who investigated the powerful for the Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Reporter. Mr. Larson, who was living at the Monarch Landing senior community in … more
Bob Petty was one of the first African American on-air personalities at WLS-Ch. 7, where he spent more than 30 years as a reporter and news anchor. “He was really a good reporter. I admired his astuteness. And he was always a gentleman,” said … more
A half-century before President Barack Obama ordered a restoration of full diplomatic relations with Cuba in 2014, Jean Daniel, a French journalist on a secret mission to Havana in the autumn of 1963, delivered a proposal by President John F. … more
Veteran court reporter, celebrated author and biting newspaper columnist Christie Blatchford, whose vivid prose championed cops, kids and soldiers while challenging corruption and hashtag social mores, has died. She was 68. Blatchford had been … more
As a philanthropist, Anne Cox Chambers forever enhanced Atlanta’s civic and cultural landscape. As a political activist and diplomat, her influence spanned the globe. Yet Chambers, who died early Friday at 100, would want to be remembered as one … more
Former New York Post chief Xana Antunes, who was an executive editor at Quartz for the past six years, passed away Monday following a battle with pancreatic cancer. The Scottish-born journalist, 55, who was granted a lifetime achievement award from … more
Jim Lehrer, the somber and thoughtful television news anchor who helped build “PBS NewsHour” into an authoritative yet accessible voice of public broadcasting, died Thursday. He was 85. Lehrer, the show’s co-founder, died “peacefully in his … more
Gladys Bourdain, a longtime copy editor at The New York Times who helped kick-start the writing career of her son Anthony, the chef who became a world-famous memoirist and television host, died on Friday at a hospice facility in the Bronx. She was … more
Hal Hildreth Tanner Jr. is being remembered as a genuinely nice person who was committed to Wayne County and his job as publisher of the Goldsboro (North Carolina) News-Argus for nearly three decades. Tanner, 77, died Friday, Jan. 10. Visitation … more
Fred P. Graham, who covered the Supreme Court and momentous legal affairs of his era for The New York Times, CBS News and Court TV, has died at his Washington home. He was 88. The cause of his death Saturday was complications from Parkinson’s … more
Radio shock jock Don Imus, one of the early pioneers of his genre, died Friday less than two years after retiring, according to a family statement given to NBC New York. He was 79.Read more more
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