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David Radoff Zimmerman

David Radoff Zimmerman, American journalist, author. World Wildlife Fund research grantee, 1974, Fund for Investigative Journalism grantee, 1978, Council for Advancement of Science Writing grantee, 1980-1981; Knight fellow in specialized journalism, 1991, journalist fellow Marine Biological Laboratories, 1994, University Virginia Ethics in Genetics fellow, 1995-1996.

Background

  • Zimmerman, David Radoff was born on August 10, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Leo M. and Sarah (Radoff) Zimmerman.

  • Education

    • Student, University Chicago, 1952. AB cum laude, Brandeis University, 1955. Postgraduate, University Paris, 1955.

    Career

    • Editor Hyde Park Herald, Chicago, 1954. Copy boy New York Daily News, 1956-1957. Editorial assistant New York Post, 1957-1961.

      Freelance editor, 1961-1962. Editor New York Academy Medicine, 1962-1963. Senior writer Medical World News, 1963-1969.

      Medical columnist Ladies Home Journal, 1967-1980. Freelance author, since 1969. Science reporter Newsday, 1985-1986.

      President The Probe Newsletter. Public Probe Newsletter. Teacher magazine writing City College of New York, 1972-1973.

      Adjunct in science writing Columbia University Graduate School Journalism, 1983-1995. Instructor New School Social Research, 1994-1996.

    Works

    Membership

    Member American Society Journalists and Authors (president 1972-1974), National Association Science Writers (executive committee 1977-1982, treasurer 1982).

    Connections

    • Married Veva Jeanne Hampton, October 12, 1966. Children: Jacob Ben, Tobias Eli.
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    Born August 10, 1934
    • 1952
      University Chicago
    • 1955
      Brandeis University
    • 1955
      University Paris
    • 1954
      Editor Hyde Park Herald
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1956 - 1957
      copy boy New York Daily News
    • 1957 - 1961
      editorial assistant, New York Post
    • 1961 - 1962
      freelance editor
    • 1962 - 1963
      editor New York Academy Medicine
    • 1963 - 1969
      senior, writer Medical World News
    • 1967 - 1980
      medical columnist Ladies Home Journal
    • 1969
      freelance author
    • 1985 - 1986
      science reporter Newsday
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