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Anna Ruth Olsen Paddon

Anna Ruth Olsen Paddon was American journalist, educator. Fulbright grantee, 1997-1998. Member Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, Society Professional Journalists, American Journalism Historians Association, Kappa Tau Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Paddon, Anna Ruth Olsen was born on June 8, 1938 in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Olaf and Martha (Larsen) Olsen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Wheaton College, Illinois, 1961. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1985.

    Career

    • Newspaper reporter World-Telegram & Sun, New York City, 1962-1964. Public relations professional Georgia Department Education, Atlanta, 1964-1965. Instructor University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1974-1984.

      Professor, chairman department journalism Benedict College, Columbia, South Carolina, 1985-1988. Assistant professor journalism Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1988-1997. Fulbright lecturer, visiting associate professor National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1997-1998.

      Retired, 1998.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, Society Professional Journalists, American Journalism Historians Association, Kappa Tau Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Richard Wallace Paddon, August 31, 1963. Children: James Wallace, Jonathan Warren, Joel Bradford.
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    • 1961
      Wheaton College
    • 1962
      Columbia University
    • 1985
      University Tennessee
    • 1962 - 1964
      Newspaper reporter World-Telegram & Sun
    • 1964 - 1965
      public relations professional Georgia Department Education
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1974 - 1984
      instructor, University Tennessee
      Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1985 - 1988
      professor, department journalism Benedict College
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1985 - 1988
      chairman, department journalism Benedict College
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1988 - 1997
      assistant, professor journalism Southern Illinois University
      Carbondale, Illinois, United States
    • 1997 - 1998
      Fulbright lecturer, professor National Chengchi University
      Taipei, T'ai-pei, Taiwan
    • 1997 - 1998
      visiting associate, professor National Chengchi University
      Taipei, T'ai-pei, Taiwan
    • 1998
      retired
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    Award