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James Martin Naughton, American Journalist. Recipient Distinguished Service award Sigma Delta Chi, 1973. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1960-1962.

Background

Naughton, James Martin was born on August 13, 1938 in Pittsburgh. Son of Francis Patrick and Martha Ann (Clear) Naughton.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, University Notre Dame, 1960.

Career

Reporter, photographer Painesville (Ohio) Telegraph, summer, 1955-1960. Reporter Cleveland Plain Dealer, 1962-1969. Washington correspondent New York Times, 1969-1977.

National editor Philadelphia Inquirer, 1977-1979, metropolitan editor, 1979-1983, associate managing editor, 1980-1986, deputy managing editor, 1986-1990, managing editor, 1990-1991, executive editor, 1991-1996. President The Poynter Institute for Media Studies, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1996—2003, president emeritus, since 2003. Marsh professor University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1977.

Pulitzer prize juror, 1998—1999. Heinz award juror, 2005—2007. With United States Marine Corps, 1960-1962.

Membership

Served with United States Marine Corps, 1960-1962.

Connections

Married Diana Marie Thomas, September 5, 1964. Children: Jenifer Mary Naughton Genovesi, Lara Marie, Michael Thomas, Kerry Marie.

father:
Francis Patrick Naughton

mother:
Martha Ann (Clear) Naughton

spouse:
Diana Marie Thomas

children:
Jenifer Mary Naughton Genovesi Naughton

Lara Marie Naughton

Michael Thomas Naughton

Kerry Marie Naughton