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Catherine Anne O'Mara

Catherine Anne O'Mara, American newspaper editor. Recipient George Gruener Public Service award, 1993; fellow Poynter Institute for Media Studies, 1989. Fundraiser coordinator Democrats and California Farmers for Fair Legislation, Fresno, 1988. Member Society Professional Journalists, Society Newspaper Design (participant, staff 10th annual national competition 1989), California Newspaper Publications Association (design award 1994, 95).

Background

  • O'Mara, Catherine Anne was born on August 21, 1964 in Athens, Greece. Came to the United States, 1965. Daughter of John William and Elaine (Gramis) O'M.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University California, Santa Barbara, 1986. Master of Arts, Syracuse University, 1989.

    Career

    • Graphic artist Dulco Printing, Inc., Fresno, California, 1988, Syracuse (New York ) Newspapers Group, 1989. Managing editor The Independent, Montrose, Pennsylvania, 1989-1990. Editor news layout Gannett Suburban Newspapers, White Plains, New York, 1990-1993.

      Copy editor Fresno Bee, 1996. News editor Los Angeles Times, since 1996.

    Religion

    Denomination: Greek Orthodox

    Membership

    Fundraiser coordinator Democrats and California Farmers for Fair Legislation, Fresno, 1988. Member Society Professional Journalists, Society Newspaper Design (participant, staff 10th annual national competition 1989), California Newspaper Publications Association (design award 1994, 95).

    Personality

    Interests

    Sculpture and design, reading, writing, conversation.

    Connections

    • Married Paul G. Wallace, 1997.
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    Born August 21, 1964
    (age 53)
    • 1986
      University California
    • 1989
      Syracuse University
    • 1988
      Graphic artist, Dulco Printing
      Fresno, California, United States
    • 1989 - 1990
      managing editor The Independent
      Montrose, Colorado, United States
    • 1989
      Graphic artist, Dulco Printing
    • 1990 - 1993
      editor news layout Gannett Suburban Newspapers
      White Plains, New York, United States
    • 1996
      copy editor Fresno Bee
    • 1996
      news editor Los Angeles Times