logo logo

Paul Alfred Pratte

Paul Alfred Pratte, American communications educator. Ford Foundation fellow, 1964. Vice president Republican Party Precinct, Honolulu, 1974; secretary Democratic Party Precinct, Provo, 1990. Member American Society Newspaper Editors (historian since 1990), American Journalism Historians Association (board directors since 1982), Society Professional Journalists.

Background

  • Pratte, Paul Alfred was born on June 6, 1938 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Son of Joseph Louis and Olive Elizabeth (Fraser) Pratte.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Brigham Young University, 1962. Master of Arts in Communications, Brigham Young University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in American Studies, University Hawaii, 1976.

    Career

    • Administrative assistant Senate Minority Office, Honolulu, 1969-1979. Reporter Salt Lake Tribune, Provo Herald, Utah, 1958-1959, Provo Bureau, Deseret News, Salt Lake City, 1961-1964, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 1964-1969. Coordinator marine advisory program University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1979-1981.

      Associate professor Shippensburg (Pennsylvania) University, 1981-1984, Brigham Young University, Provo, since 1984. Visiting professor American Press Institute, Reston, Virginia, 1983.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Views

    Heaven is the place where God lives and the future home of those who do God’s will and follow the teachings of Jesus Christ.

    Membership

    Vice president Republican Party Precinct, Honolulu, 1974. Secretary Democratic Party Precinct, Provo, 1990. Member American Society Newspaper Editors (historian since 1990), American Journalism Historians Association (board directors since 1982), Society Professional Journalists.

    Personality

    Interests

    Jogging, reading.

    Connections

    • Married June E. Turner, November 21, 1962. Children: Derek, Mitchell, Christopher, Doran, Alison.
    See on larger map
    Born June 6, 1938
    • 1962
      Brigham Young University
    • 1967
      Brigham Young University
    • 1976
      University Hawaii
    • 1958 - 1959
      reporter Salt Lake Tribune
      Utah, United States
    • 1961 - 1964
      reporter Salt Lake Tribune
      Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
    • 1964 - 1969
      reporter Salt Lake Tribune
    • 1969 - 1979
      Administrative assistant, Senate Minority Office
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    • 1979 - 1981
      coordinator, marine advisory program University Hawaii
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    • 1981 - 1984
      associate, professor Shippensburg (Pennsylvania) University
    • 1984
      associate, professor Shippensburg (Pennsylvania) University
      Provo, Utah, United States
    • show more ...

    Award