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Nicholas Roman Shuman

Nicholas Roman Shuman was American journalist. Recipient awards Illinois Associated Press, United Press International, John Howard Association, Inland Press Association, Chicago Newspaper Guild; nominated for Pulitzer prize 3 times.

Background

  • Shuman, Nicholas Roman was born on June 30, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Roman William and Pauline (Stasevich) Shuman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Illinois, 1943.

    Career

    • With Chicago Journal Commerce, 1938-1946. Member staff Herald-American, Chicago, 1946-1951, assistant photo editor, 1947-1951. Member staff Chicago Daily News, 1951-1978, finance editor, 1961-1965, assistant managing editor, 1965-1969, national and foreign editor, 1969-1977, chief editorial writer, 1977-1978.

      Editorial writer Chicago Sun-Times, 1978-1984. Professor journalism Columbia College, Chicago, 1984-1991, consultant, 1992—2009. Columnist Chicago Reporter, 1985-1990.

      Senior editor World Book Encyclopedia, 1965-1966. Professional instructor Medill School Journalism, Northwestern University, 1954-1961. Television commentator, 1958-1961.

    Membership

    Founding president Arlington Heights (Illinois) Human Relations Committee, 1965. Served to 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Alpha Kappa Lambda, Sigma Delta Chi.

    Connections

    • Married Marilyn Elaine Johnson, February 23, 1952. Children: Kristin Mary, Elizabeth Carol, Mark Nicholas.
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    Died March 17, 2009
    (aged 87)
    • 1943
      University Illinois
    • 1938 - 1946
      With Chicago Journal Commerce
    • 1946 - 1951
      member, staff Herald-American
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1951 - 1978
      member, staff Chicago Daily News
    • 1954 - 1961
      professional instructor, Medill School Journalism
    • 1961 - 1965
      member, staff Chicago Daily News
    • 1965 - 1966
      senior, editor World Book Encyclopedia
    • 1969 - 1977
      member, staff Chicago Daily News
    • 1978 - 1984
      editorial writer, Chicago Sun-Times
    • 1984 - 1991
      professor, journalism Columbia College
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1985 - 1990
      columnist Chicago Reporter
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