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Martha Heim Horton

Martha Heim Horton was American newspaper editor, writer. Recipient Gold Key award American Hotel and Motel Association, 1972, Crystal Prism award American Advertising Federation, 1980. Board directors Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, 1991-2000, New York Press Association; Member League of Women Voters (director development New York State board 1987-1988), American Association of University Women, Torch Club of Emira (president).

Background

  • Horton, Martha Heim was born on July 3, 1934 in Oneonta, New York, United States. Daughter of Ralph Daniel and Anna Leona (Kuhlman) Heim.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1956.

    Career

    • Promotion assistant McGraw-Hill Public Company, New York City, 1956-1957. Assistant editor The American Review, Bologna, Italy, 1963-1964. Correspondent Mc-Graw Hill World News, Milan, 1965.

      Accountant executive Spiro Associates, Philadelphia, 1966-1968. Public relations manager Sonesta Hotels, Boston, 1968-1972. Director public relations Marco Beach Hotel, Marco Island, Florida, 1972-1976.

      Director public relations and publications Elmira (New York ) College, 1976-1980. Editor-in-chief Chemung Valley Reporter, Horseheads, New York, 1989-1996. Director public relations Corning Community College, Corning, New York, 1996-1997.

      Columnist Elmira Star-Gazette, since 1998.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals and magazines.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Congregationalist

    Membership

    Board directors Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, 1991-2000, New York Press Association. Member League of Women Voters (director development New York State board 1987-1988), American Association of University Women, Torch Club of Emira (president).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, gardening, poetry, painting.

    Connections

    • Married Arrigo Raho, January 22, 1965 (divorced January 1970). Children: Marianna Raho, John Anthony Raho.
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    • 1956
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1956 - 1957
      Promotion assistant, McGraw-Hill Public Company
    • 1963 - 1964
      assistant, editor The American Review
      Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
    • 1965
      correspondent Mc-Graw Hill World News
      Milan, Illinois, United States
    • 1966 - 1968
      accountant, executive Spiro Associates
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1968 - 1972
      public relations manager, Sonesta Hotels
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1972 - 1976
      director, public relations Marco Beach Hotel
      Marco Island, Florida, United States
    • 1976 - 1980
      director, public relations and publications Elmira (New York ) College
    • 1989 - 1996
      editor-in-chief Chemung Valley Reporter
      Horseheads, New York, United States
    • 1996 - 1997
      director, public relations Corning Community College
      Corning, Arkansas, United States
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