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Catherine Anne O'Mara

newspaper editor

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.

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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sculpture and design, reading, writing, conversation.

Connections

Married Paul G. Wallace, 1997.