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Edith Handleman Lank

Edith Handleman Lank, American journalist, educator. Recipient media award Bar Association Monroe County, 1982, Matrix award Women in Communications, 1984; named Woman of Distinction Governor of New York, Communicator of Year State University of New York, Brockport, 1986.


  • Lank, Edith Handleman was born on February 27, 1926 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Syracuse University.


    • Columnist Los Angeles Times Syndicate, 1976—2000. Television host Station WOKR-television, Rochester, New York, 1983-1984. Radio host Station WBBF-AM, 1984-1985.

      Columnist Tribune Media Services, 2000—2002, Creators Syndicate, since 2003. Lecturer St. John Fisher College, Rochester, 1977-1989. Commentator Station WXXI-FM, Rochester, since 1977.

      Guest Public Radio International, St. Paul, since 1987. Speaker in field.



    Member Real Estate Educators Association (board directors, Consumer Education award 1982, 83, 86, 96, Real Estate Educator of Year 1984), National Association Real Estate Editors (board dirs), Jane Austen Society North America (director), Phi Beta Kappa.



    Scuba diving.


    • Married Norman Lank; children: Avrum, David, Anna.
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    Born February 27, 1926
    • 2002
      columnist Tribune Media Services
    • 1976
      Columnist Los Angeles Times Syndicate
    • 1983 - 1984
      television host Station WOKR-television
      Rochester, New York, United States
    • 1984 - 1985
      radio host Station WBBF-Master of Arts
    • 2003
      columnist Tribune Media Services