Texas Newspaper Foundation names 2018 Hall of Fame picks
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Longtime Associated Press correspondent Mike Cochran and longtime Galveston County Daily News publisher Dolph Tillotson are among four Texas journalists chosen as 2018 inductees to the Texas Newspaper Foundation Hall of Fame.
Also chosen for induction were former Seguin Gazette owner and publisher John C. Taylor Jr. and longtime Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel editor and publisher Victor B. Fain. Taylor died in 2014 at age 88, while Fain died in 2000 at age 84.
Cochran served as the AP’s Fort Worth correspondent for about 40 years. He covered some of the biggest stories Texas saw during those years.
Tillotson was a veteran newspaper executive when he became the Galveston publisher in 1987 and president of Southern Newspapers Inc., owner of The Daily News, in 2014.