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public information coordinator , sportswriter

Alan Lloyd Hoskins, American public information coordinator, sportswriter. Named Iowa Sportswriter of Year National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, 1969, Man of Year Ottumwa Athletic Club, 1973; recipient Press award Drake Relays, Des Moines, 1970.

Background

Hoskins, Alan Lloyd was born on June 10, 1936 in Iowa Falls, Iowa, United States. Son of Lloyd Andrew and Rubie Anne (Ness) Hoskins.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism, University Iowa, 1958.

Career

Reporter, photographer Muscatine (Iowa) Journal, 1958-1960. Assistant sports editor, sports editor, managing editor Ottumwa (Iowa) Courier, 1960-1976. Sports editor Kansas City (Kansas) Kansan, 1976-1983.

Public information coordinator Kansas City Kansas Community College, since 1983. Chairman Kansas City Baseball Writers, Kansas City, 1978-1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Dynamic Decade, 1970. Editor: Kansas City Baseball Report, 1983, Kansas City Sports Report, 1985, Kansas City Baseball Review, 1988.

Membership

Volunteer Children's Mercy Golf Benefit, Blue Hills Country Club, 1980-1990, Boy Scouts, Parent-Teachers Association, Kansas City Kansas Community College Endowment Association, since 1983. College campaign chairman United Way, Kansas CIty, 1984.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, basketball, cooking.

Connections

Married Polly Ann McElroy, June 16, 1973. 1 child, Paul; stepchildren: Wynn Coil, Ed Coil, Ginger Hampton.

father:
Lloyd Andrew Hoskins

mother:
Rubie Anne (Ness) Hoskins

spouse:
Polly Ann McElroy

child:
Paul Hoskins

child:
Wynn Coil Hoskins

child:
Ed Coil Hoskins

child:
Ginger Hampton Hoskins