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Rebecca Jayne Isom

Rebecca Jayne Isom, American newspaper editor, newspaper columnist. Judge Hopewell Junior Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade, 1992, Allied Signal Calendar Contest, Hopewell, 1992, 96. Member Virginia Press Association (1st place spot news writing 1992, 2nd place column writing 1992, 3rd place lifestyles page design 1994, 3rd place column writing 1996), Southern Newspaper Publications Association.

Background

  • Isom, Rebecca Jayne was born on October 25, 1964 in Hinton, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Richard Thomas and Lee Anna (Williams) Harvey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Ferrum College, 1987.

    Career

    • Graphic artist Swift Creek Press, Hopewell, Virginia, 1987-1988. Television operations manager Channel 2 television, Prince George, 1988-1990. Radio announcer WHAP Radio, Hopewell, 1990-1991.

      News reporter The Hopewell News, 1991-1994, features editor, 1994-1996, managing editor, 1996-1998. Copy editor The Progress-Index, Petersburg, Virginia, since 1998. Member quality control committee The Hopewell News, 1993-1998.

    Works

    • Author (play) Puss in Boots, 1985. Editor Spotlight, 1994-1995, The Hopewell News, 1996-1998, The Fort Lee Trumpeter, 1996-1998.

    Membership

    Judge Hopewell Junior Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade, 1992, Allied Signal Calendar Contest, Hopewell, 1992, 96. Member Virginia Press Association (1st place spot news writing 1992, 2nd place column writing 1992, 3rd place lifestyles page design 1994, 3rd place column writing 1996), Southern Newspaper Publications Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sculpture, creative writing.

    Connections

    • Married John Wilson Isom, December 22, 1986.
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    Born October 25, 1964
    (age 52)
    • 1987
      Ferrum College
    • 1987 - 1988
      Graphic artist, Swift Creek Press
      Hopewell, New Jersey, United States
    • 1988 - 1990
      television operations manager, Channel 2 television
      Prince George, Virginia, United States
    • 1990 - 1991
      radio announcer WHAP Radio
      Hopewell, New Jersey, United States
    • 1991 - 1994
      news reporter The Hopewell News
    • 1994 - 1996
      news reporter The Hopewell News
    • 1996 - 1998
      news reporter The Hopewell News
    • 1998
      copy editor The Progress-Index
      Petersburg, Virginia, United States