Drusilla Menaker Named Bureau Chief in New Jersey
NEW YORK (AP) _ Drusilla Menaker has been appointed Associated Press chief of bureau in Newark, N.J., AP President and General Manager Louis D. Boccardi announced today.
Ms. Menaker, who has been news editor there for 10 months, succeeds Thomas E. Slaughter, who recently was named chief of bureau in Seattle.
A New York native, Ms. Menaker, 28, was a reporter for the Herald-News in Passaic, N.J., from 1980 until she joined the AP in Philadelphia in 1981. She transferred to Newark in 1982 and subsequently became news editor.
She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and holds a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.