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Cynthia Carpenter Linton

Cynthia Carpenter Linton, American newspaper editor. Recipient awards, National Newspaper Association, 1976, Suburban Newspapers America, 1979, Suburban Press Club Chicago, 1980-1981, Illinois Press Association, 1982, North Illinois Newspapers, 1986, Peter Lisagor award, 1983, 1984. Member of Association Women Journalists (vice president print), Chicago Headline Club (president 1980-1981).

Background

  • Linton, Cynthia Carpenter was born on August 17, 1938 in Bronxville, New York, United States. Daughter of Ralph Emerson and Cynthia Carpenter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Boston University, 1968.

    Career

    • Staff writer Lerner Newspapers, 1972—1978, managing editor, 1978—1980, senior editor Chicago, 1980—1987, executive editor, 1987—1992. Adjunct instructor Medill School Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, since 1993.

    Membership

    Member of Association Women Journalists (vice president print), Chicago Headline Club (president 1980-1981).

    Connections

    • Married John Marshall Linton, June 8, 1963. Children: Terrence M., Robert C.
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    • 1968
      Boston University
    • 1972 - 1978
      Staff writer, Lerner Newspapers
    • 1978 - 1980
      Staff writer, Lerner Newspapers
    • 1993
      adjunct instructor, Medill School Journalism
      Evanston, Illinois, United States