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143 APPENDIX The Reporters of 1978 This appendix covers the subsequent careers of the Washington reporters surveyed in 1978. It also indicates whether transcribed interviews exist; if so, they will be available in the future at the Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. Following each name, in parentheses, is the year that the person is believed to have begun his or her career in journalism; if no year is given, it is unknown. An asterisk following a name identifies individuals who left journalism. In some cases, years given for beginning and ending jobs or assignments are approximate. Enclosed in parentheses following year of death is the source of the obituary, if available. Abernethy, Bob (1952) 1978: 50 years old, correspondent, NBC News. 1984: takes leave to attend Yale Divinity School. 1989: becomes Moscow correspondent for NBC; 1994, retires from NBC. 1997: creates and hosts Religion and Ethics Newsweekly (PBS). Interview, 2007 Abramson, Rudy (1958) 1978: 40 years old, correspondent, Los Angeles Times. 1994: becomes executive director, Protect Historic America. 1995: becomes co-editor, Encyclopedia of Appalachia. 2008: died (Los Angeles Times, February 15, 2008). Interview, 2007 Adams, James M. (1976) 1978: 23 years old, investigative reporter, WTTG-TV; in 1987, becomes anchor. 1993: heads Silver Screen Productions. 1995: becomes anchor at WRTV-TV, Indianapolis. 1997: joins NBC 4, Washington, D.C.; 2007, becomes anchor; 2008, leaves NBC 4. Interview, 2007 Adams, James (1965) 1978: 41 years old, investigative reporter, Associated Press (AP). 1982: moves to Reuters as Capitol Hill chief; 1983, becomes State Department reporter; 1984, becomes editor; late 1980s, becomes Capitol Hill reporter; around 1990, becomes Pentagon reporter. 1997: retires. Interview, 2007 144   Whatever Happened to the Washington Reporters Adams, Robert (1966) 1978: 37 years old, reporter, St. Louis Post-Dispatch. 1993: retires. Albright, Joseph (1953) 1978: 41 years old, correspondent, Cox Newspapers; 1983, becomes Rome correspondent. 1986: takes fellowship in international relations at MIT. 1987: returns to Cox as Washington correspondent; 1990, becomes Middle East correspondent; 1991, returns to Washington as correspondent; 1993, becomes Moscow correspondent; 1998, becomes Beijing correspondent. 2000: retires to start recreational ranch in Wyoming. Interviews, 1977, 2007 Aldrich, Charles (1968) 1978: 35 years old, manager, Commerce Clearing House (CCH). 1996: retires. Interview, 2007 Aldrich, Nancy (1973) 1978: 27 years old, editor, Water Resources Newsletter, Business Publisher, Inc. (BPI); 1984, switches from covering the environment to covering aging. 2002: leaves BPI to freelance. Interview, 2007 Alexander, Andrew (1971) 1978: 30 years old, regional reporter, Dayton Journal Herald, Cox Newspapers Washington bureau; around 1984, becomes national reporter; 1986, becomes foreign editor; 1992, becomes deputy bureau chief; 1997, becomes bureau chief. 2009–11, works as ombudsman, Washington Post. 2012: becomes Distinguished Visiting Professional at E. W. Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University. Interviews, 2006, 2008 Allen, Ira R. (1970)* 1978: 30 years old, reporter, United Press International (UPI); 1988, becomes White House correspondent. 1989: leaves journalism and becomes congressional press secretary. 1990: joins Center for Advancement of Health to manage public affairs; 2007, becomes press officer, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and public affairs specialist, National Institutes of Health. Interview, 2006 Alwood, Edward (1974)* 1978: 28 years old, reporter/anchor, WTTG-TV. 1981: becomes reporter, Financial News Television Network, New York. 1982: becomes freelance reporter for CNN, Washington; 1982, becomes reporter, WFTV-TV, Orlando, Florida. 1985: becomes correspondent, CNN, Washington. 1987: leaves journalism and becomes public relations manager, American Bankers Association. 1995–97: works as senior public affairs specialist, U.S. Treasury Department. 2000: obtains Ph.D. in journalism/mass communications, University of North Carolina; becomes assistant professor, Temple University. 2002: becomes tenure track professor, Quinnipiac University. Interview, 2006 Anderson, James (1960) 1978: 49 years old, State Department reporter, UPI. 1990: English language reporter for Deutsche Presse Agentur. 2001: retires and continues to do some freelance work. 2011: died (Washington Post, February 13, 2011). Interview, 2002 Appendix   145 Antevil, Jeffrey H. (1964) 1978: 37 years old, diplomatic correspondent, New York Daily News. 1979: moves to Reuters as national security correspondent; 1984, becomes news editor, Washington bureau; 1987, becomes assistant world news editor, London; 1990, becomes Americas editor, New York; 1998, becomes world features editor. 2002: retires. 2005: becomes part-time desk editor, New York Times. Interview, 2007 Arehart-Treichel, Joan (1963) 1978: 36 years old, writer, Science News. 1983: moves to Germany with family; freelances for Journal of the American Medical Association. 1999: becomes senior writer, Psychiatric News (American Psychological Association). Interview, 2007 Arieff, Irwin (1974) 1978: 31 years old, reporter, Congressional Quarterly (CQ). 1982: Joins Reuters...


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