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Anne Bowman Smith, American Academic administrator, editors Recipient numerous awards including Virginia Press Association, Virginia Press Women, National Federation Press Women, Catholic Press Association.


Smith, Anne Bowman was born on December 17, 1934 in Craigsville, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Joseph Benjamin and Louise Frances (Smith) Bowman.


Student, Madison College, 1954. Student, Old Dominion University, 1982. Bachelor, Catholic University America.


Reporter, The Richmond (Virginia) Times-Dispatch, 1955-1956;reporter, The Miami (Florida) Herald, 1965-1968, 70-72;reporter, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, 1968-1970, 72-78;Portsmouth-Chesapeake city editor, The Virginian-Pilot, 1978;government editor, The Virginian-Pilot, 1978-1980;assistant metropolitan editor, The Virginian-Pilot, 1980-1982;director public information, Catholic U. American, Washington, 1982-1984;executive director public affairs, Catholic U. American, Washington, since 1984;editor in chief, Catholic U. American magazine, since 1989. Lecturer journalism, public relations Catholic U. American, Washington, 1988-1992.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Century Ended, Century Begun, 1990.


Board of directors Summer Opera Theatre Company, Washington, since 1990. Member Society Professional Journalists, Catholic Press Association, Council Advancement and Support of Education, Association American Universities, College News Association F C.


Married William Jerry Smith, June 29, 1957. Children: Stacey Anne, Joan Elizabeth.

Joseph Benjamin Bowman

Louise Frances (Smith) Bowman

William Jerry Smith

Stacey Anne Smith

Joan Elizabeth Smith