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Columbia Announces Screening Panel

January 10, 1987

NEW YORK (AP) _ Sixty-five editors have been chosen as nominating jurors to screen entries for the 1987 Pulitzer Prizes in journalism, said Columbia University president Michael I. Sovern.

The Pulitzer Prizes are awarded each spring by the university on the recommendation of the Puliter Prize Board. The deadline for entries published in 1986 is Feb. 1.

The nominating jurors assemble in March to screen all entries received and nominate specific ones for the board’s consideration.

Each juror is assigned to one of the 14 Pulitzer journalism categories: public service, general news reporting, investigative reporting, explanatory journalism, specialized reporting, national reporting, international reporting, feature writing, commentary, criticism, editorial writing, editorial cartooning, spot news photography and feature photography.

In each category, the jurors are to narrow down the entries and submit three to the board.

The nominating jurors are:

Jean Adelsman, managing editor, The Daily Breeze, Torrance, Calif.

J.D. Alexander, executive editor, Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

Dale Allen, editor, Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal.

Jennifer J. Allen, editor, The Commercial Dispatch, Columbus, Miss.

N. Christian Anderson, editor, The Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Cheryl Arvidson, Washington bureau chief, Dallas Times Herald.

Kent Bernhard, executive director, Detroit Free Press.

Stephen L. Bouser, editor, The Salisbury (N.C.) Post.

Thomas J. Bray, editorial page editor, The Detroit News.

John S. Carroll, vice president-editor, Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader.

Colleen C. Conant, managing editor, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn.

Richard L. Connor, president and publisher, Fort Worth (Texas) Star- Telegram.

Michael J. Davies, editor, publisher and chief executive officer, The Hartford (Conn.) Courant.

Joseph Dill, editor, the Forum, Fargo, N.D.

Colleen Dishon, associate editor, Chicago Tribune.

Melvin Durslag, columnist, Los Angeles Herald Examiner.

Robert H. Estabrook, publisher and editorial director, The Lakeville (Conn.) Journal.

Michael R. Fancher, executive director, The Seattle Times.

Michael F. Foley, managing editor, St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times.

Gene Foreman, managing editor, The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Arthur Gelb, managing editor, The New York Times.

William German, executive editor, San Francisco Chronicle.

David Hall, editor and senior vice president, The Denver Post.

Jeannette Gottlieb Hardy, weekend editor, The Times-Picayune, New Orleans.

Jay T. Harris, executive editor, Philadelphia Daily News.

James I. Houck, managing editor, The Sun, Baltimore.

Deborah Howell, executive editor, St. Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press and St. Paul Dispatch.

John Hughes, syndicated columnist, The Christian Science Monitor.

Ronald S. Hutson, senior assistant metropolitan editor, The Boston Globe.

Bennie Ivory, managing editor, Jackson (Miss.) Daily News.

Peter R. Kann, associate publisher, The Wall Street Journal.

Timothy M. Kelly, editor, Daily News, Los Angeles.

William T. Kennedy, assistant general manager, Times Herald-Record, Middletown, N.Y.

Clayton Kirkpatrick, chairman (retired), Chicago Tribune Co.

Craig Klugman, editor, The Journal-Gazette, Fort Wayne, Ind.

David Kraslow, publisher, The Miami News.

Ralph Langer, vice president and executive editor, The Dallas Morning News.

Brian Lanker, free-lance photographer, Eugene, Ore.

Reid MacCluggage, editor and publisher, The Day, New London, Conn.

Anthony Marro, executive editor, Newsday, Long Island, N.Y.

Robert G. McGruder, deputy managing editor, Detroit Free Press.

Heath J. Meriwether, executive editor, The Miami Herald.

Susan Miller, director of editorial development, Scripps Howard Newspapers, Cincinnati.

John K. Murphy, executive editor, Portland (Maine) Press Herald, Evening Express and Maine Sunday Telegram.

Rolfe Neill, chairman of the board and publisher, The Charlotte (N.C.) Observer.

Michael J. O’Neill, writer-editor, Scarsdale, N.Y.

Mel Opotowsky, managing editor-features and administration, The Press- Enterprise, Riverside, Calif.

Jean Otto, editorial page editor, Rocky Mountain News, Denver.

Geneva Overholser, member, editorial board, The New York Times.

Richard K. Petersen, executive director, Tri-City Herald, Tri-Cities, Wash.

Saul Pett, special correspondent, The Associated Press.

John C. Quinn, editor, USA Today, Washington, D.C., president, Gannett News Service, and executive vice president-news, Gannett Co.

W. Curtis Riddle, managing editor, The Cincinnati Enquirer.

Edwin A. Roberts Jr., editorial page editor, the Tampa (Fla.) Tribune.

Arnold Ropiek, managing editor, The Times, Trenton, N.J.

Harry M. Rosenfeld, editor, the Times-Union and the Knickerbocker News, Albany, N.Y.

James A. Rousmaniere Jr., editor and president, The Keene (N.H.) Sentinel.

Sandra M. Rowe, executive editor and vice president, The Virginian-Pilot and The Ledger-Star, Norfolk, Va.

Wayne Sargent, editor (retired), The Sun, San Bernardino, Calif.

Alvin Shuster, foreign editor, Los Angeles Times.

Loretta Tofani, reporter, The Washington Post.

David Tucker, executive sports editor, United Press International.

Ross Wetzsteon, senior editor, The Village Voice, New York.

Jim Willse, managing editor, New York Daily News.

Thomas Winship, president, The Center for Foreign Journalists, Reston, Va.

The following are the members of the Pulitzer Prize Board, who were previously announced:

Columbia University President Michael Sovern (chairman pro tem).

Frederick T.C. Yu, acting dean, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Russell Baker, columnist, The New York Times.

Michael Gartner, editor, The Courier-Journal and The Louisville (Ky.) Times.

Hanna H. Gray, president, University of Chicago.

Meg Greenfield, editorial page editor, The Washington Post.

James F. Hoge Jr., publisher, New York Daily News.

David A. Laventhol, president, Times Mirror Co.

Robert C. Maynard, editor and publisher, The Tribune, Oakland, Calif.

C.K. McClatchy, editor and president, McClatchy Newspapers, Sacramento, Calif.

Burl Osborne, president and editor, The Dallas Morning News.

Warren H. Phillips, chairman of the board, Dow Jones & Co. Inc.

Eugene L. Roberts Jr., executive editor, The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Charlotte Saikowski, chief of the Washington bureau, The Christian Science Monitor.

Claude F. Sitton, editorial director and vice president, The News and Observer and the Raleigh (N.C.) Times.

Roger W. Wilkins, senior fellow, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington, D.C.

Robert Christopher, secretary of the board.

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