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Editor , writer , journalism educator

Jerry Miller, American Journalism educator, writer, editors Recipient writing awards Hoosier State Press Association, 1969-1983, Best of Gannett awards (5) Gannett Company, 1977, 80.


Miller, Jerry was born on December 21, 1939 in Hagerstown, Indiana, United States. Son of Irvin O. and Carmen E. (Ohmit) Miller.


Bachelor, West Virginia State College, Institute, 1965. Master of Arts, Ball State University, 1982.


Announcer, WTNS Radio, Coshocton, Ohio., 1959; announcer, WCAW Radio, Charleston, West Virginia, 1959-1960, 62-63; announcer, WGKV Radio, Charleston, 1960-1962, 63-65; reporter, The Chronicle-Tribune, Marion, Indiana, 1965-1973; feature writer, columnist, The Chronicle-Tribune, Marion, Indiana, 1976-1983; freelance writer, Marion, 1973-1976; instructor journalism, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1983-1985; associate professor journalism, Franklin (Indiana) College, since 1985; department chairman, Franklin (Indiana) College, 1989-1992.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Fast Company, 1972. Editor Racing Cars, 1975-1976. Contributor numerous articles to Sports Illustrated, People, Weekend, American Health, and others.


Precinct committeeman Democratic Party of Johnson County, Franklin, since 1987. Director Indianapolis Scrabble Club, since 1986. Member Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, American Association of University Professors (local president 1991-1992), American Journalism Historians Association, Society Professional Journalists, American Society of Journalists and Authors, American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association (several writing awards).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, competitive Scrabble.


Married Patricia A. Greene, 1961 (divorced 1965). Married Joyce M. Romack, 1967 (divorced 1977). 1 child, Jeffrey A.; married Sheron Kay Weatherholt, July 25, 1981.

Stepchildren: Nisha K. Grimm (deceased), Adrian M. Grimm.

Irvin O. Miller

Carmen E. (Ohmit) Miller

Joyce M. Romack

Patricia A. Greene

Sheron Kay Weatherholt

Jeffrey A. Miller

Nisha K. Grimm Miller (deceased)

Adrian M. Grimm Miller