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Stephen McNamara

Stephen McNamara, American newspaper executive.

Background

  • McNamara, Stephen was born on July 9, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Robert Charles McNamara Junior and Susan (Deuel) Shattuck.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in American History, Princeton University, 1955.

    Career

    • Reporter Winston-Salem Journal, North Carolina, 1955—1957. Sports writer Miami Herald, 1957—1959. Contributing European editor Car & Driver, New York City, 1960.

      Assistant news editor, executive sports editor, Sunday editor San Francisco Examiner, 1961—1966. Chief Executive Officer, editor, public Pacific Sun, Mill Valley, California, 1966—2004. Co-public The Ark, Tiburon, 1987—1999.

      President Marin Sun Printing Company, Mill Valley, 1967—1993. Managing general partner Sunlight Investment Company, since 1980. Visiting lecturer San Francisco State University, 1967.

      Member innovation and planning commission California Department Education, Sacramento, 1980. Co-founder, president Marin Solar Village Corporation, Mill Valley, since 1976, Marin Community Video, Mill Valley, 1973-1978.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Society Professional Journalists, National Association Alternative Newsweeklies (president 1978-1981), California Association Alternative Newsweeklies (president 1990-1992), California Society Newspaper Editors (president 1985-1986, board directors 1983-1993), California Newspaper Publications Association (board directors 1989-1993), San Francisco Press Club (1st place newspaper writing award 1967, 3-2d place awards), Cap and Gown Club (Princeton University).

    Connections

    • Married Hanne Mogensen Petterson, February 21, 1960 (divorced August 1970). Children: Lise, Natalie, Kevin. Married Kay Copeland, June 10, 1978.

      Children: Christopher, Morgan.
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    • 1955
      Princeton University
    • 1955 - 1957
      Reporter Winston-Salem Journal
      North Carolina, United States
    • 1957 - 1959
      sports writer, Miami Herald
    • 1960
      contributing European editor Car & Driver
    • 1961 - 1966
      assistant, sports editor
    • 1961 - 1966
      executive, sports editor
    • 1966 - 2004
      Chief Executive Officer
      Mill Valley, California, United States
    • 1967 - 1993
      president, Marin Sun Printing Company
      Mill Valley, California, United States
    • 1980
      managing general partner, Sunlight Investment Company
    • 1987 - 1999
      co-public The Ark
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