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James Conrad Flanigan

James Conrad Flanigan, American editor, consultant. Member National Press Club, International Brotherhood of Magicians (territorial vice president 2004-2010, International Business Machines Corporation Sabar award 2010), Society of America Magicians (president SAM Larry West Assembly 1998, secretary 2000-2001, vice president 2001-2003), National Association Government Communicators (Blue Pencil award 1989).

Background

  • Flanigan, James Conrad was born on January 20, 1938 in Wallace, Idaho, United States. Son of Albert Jack and Olive Ruth (Thornhill) Flanigan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Journalism, University Idaho, 1960.

    Career

    • Newsman United Press International, Seattle, 1960, statehouse reporter Boise, Idaho, 1960-1961. Newscaster Station KBAR, Burley, 1961-1962. News editor Burley Herald-Bulletin, 1961-1962.

      Reporter, editor Salem (Oregon) Capital Journal, 1962—1973. Northwest news editor Oregon Journal, Portland, Oregon, 1973-1981, Washington correspondent Washington, 1981-1982, The Oregonian, Portland, 1982-1987. Press officer United States Peace Corps, Washington, 1987-1990, editor Peace Corps Times, 1990-1992.

      President Flanigan's Communications, since 1992. Washington correspondent Kuwait News Agency, 1993-2000. Editor TrAid Talk, Travelers Aid, Washington, since 2003.

      Consultant National Association Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, 1986-1987, National 4-H Council, Washington, 1986-1987. Visiting professor journalism Oregon College Education, Monmouth, 1967-1969.

    Works

    • Editor: Magi-Gram, International Business Machines Corporation Ring 50, National Capital Ring, 1994-1996, 2000-2010. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member National Press Club, International Brotherhood of Magicians (territorial vice president 2004-2010, International Business Machines Corporation Sabar award 2010), Society of America Magicians (president SAM Larry West Assembly 1998, secretary 2000-2001, vice president 2001-2003), National Association Government Communicators (Blue Pencil award 1989).

    Connections

    • Married Roxanne Jo Nevers, May 1961 (divorced 1977). Children: Carmon Merle Flanigan Friedrich, Karen Ruth Flanigan Tissue. Married Patricia Jean Hume, December 10, 1977.
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    Born January 20, 1938
    • 1960
      University Idaho
    • 1960 - 1961
      Newsman United Press Intern, ational
      Idaho, United States
    • 1960
      Newsman United Press Intern, ational
      Seattle, Washington, United States
    • 1961 - 1962
      newscaster Station KBAR
      Burley, Idaho, United States
    • 1961 - 1962
      news editor Burley Herald-Bulletin
    • 1962 - 1973
      reporter
    • 1973 - 1981
      Northwest news editor Oregon Journal
      Portland, Jamaica
    • 1981 - 1982
      Northwest news editor Oregon Journal
    • 1982 - 1987
      Northwest news editor Oregon Journal
      Portland, Jamaica
    • 1987 - 1990
      press officer, United States Peace Corps
      Washington, United States
    • 1990 - 1992
      press officer, United States Peace Corps
    • 1992
      president, Flanigan's Communications
    • 1993
      Washington correspondent Kuwait News Agency
    • 2003
      editor TrAid Talk
      Washington, United States
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