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Sandra Strope Hill

Sandra Strope Hill, American newspaper editor. Recipient Service award, Mecklenburg Association for Blind, 1971-1972.

Background

  • Hill, Sandra Strope was born in Sayre, Pennsylvania. Daughter of Mahlon Brewster and Margaret Mary (Jones) Strope.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Pfeiffer College, 1960.

    Career

    • Reporter Charlotte News, North Carolina, 1960—1973. Assistant city editor, 1973—1978. Magazine editor, 1979—1980.

      Features editor, 1980—1983. Deputy graphics editor/features Charlotte Observer & News, since 1983. Deputy features editor, since 1985.

      Part-time instructor journalism University North Carolina Charlotte, 1978—1980.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democratic Party

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Board directors, public relations Hornets Nest Council Girl Scouts United States, 1977, vice president, program chairman Mecklenburg Registry Interpreters for Deaf, since 1983, reader CPCC Radio for Blind, Member of Ice Skating Institute American, United States Figure Skating Association, Mensa, Women Research, Women Executives, Women in Commu.

    Connections

    • Married William Ross Hill, December 31, 1960. 1 child Heather Margaret.
    • father: Mahlon Brewster
    • mother: Margaret Mary (Jones) Strope
    • spouse: William Ross Hill
    • child: Heather Margaret Hill
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    Nationality
    • 1960
      Pfeiffer College
    • 1960 - 1973
      Reporter Charlotte News
      North Carolina, United States
    • 1973 - 1978
      assistant, city editor
    • 1979 - 1980
      magazine editor
    • 1980 - 1983
      features editor
    • 1983
      deputy graphics editor/features Charlotte Observer & News
    • 1985
      deputy features editor

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