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Denny Jay Walsh

reporter

Denny Jay Walsh, American reporter. Recipient Con Lee Kelliher award St. Louis chapter Sigma Delta Chi, 1962; award American Political Science Association, 1963; award Sigma Delta Chi, 1968; Pulitzer prize special local reporting, 1969; 1st prize San Francisco Press Club, 1977; Beacon award for lifetime achievement, 1st Amendment Coalition, 2004. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1954-1958.

Background

Walsh, Denny Jay was born on November 23, 1935 in Omaha. Son of Gerald Jerome and Muriel (Morton) Walsh.

Education

Bachelor of Journalism, University Missouri, 1962.

Career

Staff writer St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 1961-1968. Assistant editor Life magazine, New York City, 1968-1970, associate editor, 1970-1973. Reporter New York Times, 1973-1974, Sacramento Bee, since 1974.

Membership

Served with United States Marine Corps, 1954-1958.

Connections

Married Peggy Marie Moore, February 12, 1966. Children from previous marriage: Catherine Camille, Colleen Cecile. 1 son, Sean Joseph.