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journalist

Douglas Sayre Elfman, American journalist. Recipient 2d place editorial writing award Society Professional Journalists, 1989, 3d place editorial writing award Southwestern Journalism Congress, 1990, 1st place writing award Southwestern Journalism Congress, 1991, 2d place investigative reporting award Society Professional Journalists, 1993.

Background

Elfman, Douglas Sayre was born on February 18, 1967 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Bradley Sayre and Julia Anne (Youngblood) Elfman.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism, Louisiana State University, 1990.

Career

Staff writer, Daily Reveille, Baton Rouge, 1988-1990;managing editor, Daily Reveille, Baton Rouge, 1989-1990;staff writer, Times-Picayune, New Orleans, 1990;staff writer, News Star, Monroe, Louisiana, 1990-1991;staff writer, Daily Times, Maryville, Tennessee, 1991-1993;features editor, News Herald, Panama City, Florida, 1994-1996;features editor, Daytona Beach (Florida) News Journal, since 1996.

Membership

Volunteer bell-ringer coordinator Salvation Army, Panama City, 1995-1996. Chairman protocol Society Professional Journalists, Baton Rouge, 1989-1990.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: social commentary, Prince collector, violin.

Connections

father:
Bradley Sayre Elfman

mother:
Julia Anne (Youngblood) Elfman