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Kurt Richard Batdorf

Kurt Richard Batdorf, American editor.

Background

  • Batdorf, Kurt Richard was born on January 26, 1963 in Tacoma. Son of Richard Lewallen Batdorf and Annette Elizabeth (Nordine) Doud.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Evergreen State College, 1986.

    Career

    • Editor, production manager Skagit River Post, Burlington, Washington, 1985-1986, Courier-Times, Sedro-Woolley, 1986-1988. Managing editor Monroe (Washington) Monitor, 1988-1991. Editor North Snohomish Weekly, Arlington, Washington, 1991-1995.

      Copy editor Whidbey Press, Oak Harbor, since 1995.

    Membership

    Blood donor Puget Sound Blood Bank, Everett, Washington, since 1988. Member precinct committee Island County Democrats, Coupeville, Washington, 1992. Strategic plan review committee Stanwood (Washington) School District, 1994.

    Member Washington Newspaper Public Association (Best Comprehensive News award 1989, Spot News Photography award 1989, Best Editorial award 1993, member better newspaper contest committee 1994), Society Professional Journalists (Best Spot News award 1991, Best Headlines award 1993, Editorial writing awards 1992, 93, 94).

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, cooking, automobile rallying, travel.

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    Born January 26, 1963
    (age 54)
    • 1986
      Evergreen State College
    • 1986 - 1988
      Editor
    • 1988 - 1991
      managing editor Monroe (Washington) Monitor
    • 1991 - 1995
      editor North Snohomish Weekly
      Arlington, Virginia, United States
    • 1995
      copy editor Whidbey Press
      Oak Harbor, Washington, United States