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Cynthia Carpenter Linton Edit Profile

Editor , newspaper , journalism educator

Cynthia Carpenter Linton, American newspaper editor. Recipient awards, National Newspaper Association, 1976, Suburban Newspapers America, 1979, Suburban Press Club Chicago, 1980-1981, Illinois Press Association, 1982, North Illinois Newspapers, 1986, Peter Lisagor award, 1983, 1984. Member of Association Women Journalists (vice president print), Chicago Headline Club (president 1980-1981).

Background

Linton, Cynthia Carpenter was born on August 17, 1938 in Bronxville, New York, United States. Daughter of Ralph Emerson and Cynthia Carpenter.

Education

Staff writer Lerner Newspapers, 1972-1978, managing editor, 1978-1980, senior editor, Chicago, 1980-1987, executive editor, 1987-1992. Adjunct instructor Medill School Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1993^.

Career

Staff writer Lerner Newspapers, 1972—1978, managing editor, 1978—1980, senior editor Chicago, 1980—1987, executive editor, 1987—1992. Adjunct instructor Medill School Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, since 1993.

Membership

Member of Association Women Journalists (vice president print), Chicago Headline Club (president 1980-1981).

Connections

Married John Marshall Linton, June 8, 1963. Children: Terrence M., Robert C. Bachelor of Arts, Boston University, 1968.

father:
Ralph Emerson

mother:
Cynthia Carpenter

spouse:
John Marshall Linton

children:
Terrence M. Linton

Robert C. Bachelor of Arts Linton

Boston University Linton

1968 Linton