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James Bettner Brooke

news correspondent

James Bettner Brooke, American news correspondent.

Background

Brooke, James Bettner was born on February 21, 1955 in New York City. Son of John Louis Barde and Louisa (Ludlow) Brooke.

Education

Bachelor in Latin American Studies, Yale University, 1977.

Career

Reporter South America region The Miami Herald, Rio de Janeiro, 1982-1984. Metro reporter The New York Times, New York City, 1984-1986, West Africa bureau chief, 1986-1989, Brazil bureau chief Rio de Janeiro, 1989-1995, Rocky Mountain bureau chief Denver, 1995-1999, Canada bureau chief, 1999-2001, Japan/Korea economic correspondent, since 2001.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Heilman Brooke, September 7, 1985. Children: James, Alexander, William.

father:
John Louis Barde Brooke

mother:
Louisa (Ludlow) Brooke

spouse:
Elizabeth Heilman Brooke

children:
James Brooke

Alexander Brooke

William Brooke