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Barbara Wolter Hartung

Barbara Wolter Hartung, American journalism educator, writer, consultant. Fellowship, Gannett Teaching Workshop, Indiana University, 1977, Danforth Foundation, 1982.


  • Hartung, Barbara Wolter was born on June 23, 1934 in Redlands, California, United States. Daughter of William Jennings and Margaret Lucille (Hedrick) Wolter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, San Diego State College, 1956. Master of Science in Mass Communications, San Diego State College, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Human Behavior, United States International University, 1981.


    • Reporter San Diego Union, 1956—1966, consultant, since 1983. Writer-publicist San Diego, 1966—1976. Assistant professor journalism San Diego State University, 1976—1981, associate professor, 1981—1986, chairman department journalism, 1985—1986, professor, since 1986, executive assistant to president, since 1986.

      Writer syndicated column Decor Score, Copley News Service, 1968—1986.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Member of Inter-American Press Association, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, Women in Communications (national chairman continuing education 1980, Woman of Achievement award, Far West Region 1982), California Press Women (treasurer southern district 1982-1983), Society Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi (president San Diego chapter 1981-1982, board directors Sigma Delta Chi Foundation 1981-1984).


    • Married James Stanton Hartung, June 19, 1959. Children: James Stanton, Kathleen Marie.
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    • 1956
      San Diego State College
    • 1976
      San Diego State College
    • 1981
      United States International University
    • 1966 - 1976
      writer, -publicist San Diego
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