Richard Foster, American journalist. Recipient 1st place award, United Press International, 1984, Inter-American Press Association award, 1988, 1st award (Group A), Wisconsin Newspaper Association, 2000; fellow National Endowment of the Humanities Professional Journalism, Stanford University, 1976-1977. Served with Army of the United States, 1958-1961. Member National Conference Editorial Writers, National Press Club.
Reporter City News Bureau, Chicago, 1963-1964. Reporter Chicago Sun-Times, 1964-1972, editorial writer, member editorial board, 1972-1978. Editorial writer Des Moines Register & Tribune, 1978-1982, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, since 1983.
Journalist-in-residence Colorado State University, spring 1982.
Born October 16, 1938
1963 - 1964
1978 - 1982