Latest People Remembered

Monday, 14 Dec 2009
Mark Pittman

Mark Pittman, 52, a Bloomberg News reporter who challenged the Federal Reserve’s secrecy, died November 25 in Yonkers, New York.  He suffered from heart-related illnesses.

Thursday, 12 Nov 2009
David Belnap

David F. Belnap, 87, a correspondent in Latin America from 1955 to 1980 who won a 1970 OPC award for his reporting, died of heart failure November 8 in an Arcadia, California hospital.

His major stories included Juan Peron...

Monday, 28 Sep 2009

New York Times Magazine columnist William Safire, whose writing rules included never split an infinitive, avoid mixingmetaphors, proof read carefully andavoid clichés, died of pancreatic cancer September 27.

Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009
Jeanne Toomey

Jeanne Toomey, 88, a newspaper pioneer and an OPC member since 1953, died September 17 in her daughter’s home at Falmouth, Maine after a brief illness.

Friday, 28 Aug 2009

Among the Ted Kennedy obituaries, the Telegraph was one of the few newspapers to report that he once worked as a wire service reporter.

Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009

Don Hewitt, the CBS Newsman who invented "60 Minutes" and produced the popular newsmagazine for 36 years, died August 19 of pancreatic cancer at his Bridgehampton, New York home. His death came a month after that of fellow CBS...

Tuesday, 18 Aug 2009

Robert Novak was a Washington-based conservative political columnist, but he traveled far and wide as a reporter.

Tuesday, 07 Jul 2009

Frank Devine, 77, a former foreign correspondent and newspaper andmagazine editor, died in Sydney July 3 after suffering from heart andlung ailments and prostrate cancer.

Thursday, 25 Jun 2009
C. B. (Chick) Squire

C. B. (Chick) Squire, 88, an OPC member since 1961, died in his sleep January 4 in Asheville, North Carolina.

Monday, 01 Jun 2009
An OPC member since 1960, Josephine Lyons arrived in New York in her twenties from her hometown of Cincinnati, stayed at the Barbizon, became Miss Subways, produced for NBC News, worked for Arthur Godfrey, CBS, Benton...