James Marcus Ragsdale Edit Profile
Bachelor, San Jose (California) State College, 1961.
Managing editor, Solano Republican, Fairfield, California, 1961-1962; general assignment representative, Press Courier, Oxnard, California, 1962-1964; reporter, Associated Press, Charleston, West Virginia, 1964-1967; correspondent in charge, Associated Press, Spokane, Washington., 1967-1968; news editor, Associated Press, Seattle, 1968-1969; chief of bureau, Associated Press, Charleston, 1969-1971; chief of bureau, Associated Press, Boston, 1971-1975; assistant to public, The Standard-Times, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1975-1976; editor, The Standard-Times, New Bedford, 1976-1994. Pulitzer judge Pulitzer Prize, New York, 1986-1987.
Co-chairman First Night New Bedford, 1987-1988, president, 1989-1990. Co-chairman People's Celebration July 4th, 1986-1989. Member Society Professional Journalists (president 1983-1984), Academy New England Journalists (Yankee Quill award 1988), Massachusetts Bar Association (co-chairman bench bar press committee 1984-1985).
Children: Marc, Meredith, David.
1961San Jose (California) State College , Bachelor of Arts