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journalist , Political consultant

John Jay Ponce, American journalist, political consultant. Member public information committee Humboldt History Society, since 1987; Humboldt County Board Education, Eureka, California, since 1986.

Background

Ponce, John Jay was born on November 21, 1949 in Whittier, California, United States. Son of Victor Joseph and Margaret Eva (Tunberg) Ponce.

Education

Ba in Communications, California State University, Fullerton, 1971.

Career

Writer, photographer East Whittier Review, 1969-1970, Record-Gazette, Banning, California, 1975. Writer, editor Call-Enterprises Newspapers, Bellflower, 1970-1972, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, 1972-1973. News editor Valley Times, 1973-1974.

Associate editor Town Crier, Idyllwild, 1975-1978. Managing editor Valley News, Solvang, 1978. Public Paonian Herald, Paonia, Colorado, 1979-1981.

Editor Humboldt Beacon and Satellite television Week, Fortuna, California, 1982-1986. Writer, consultant forest products industries, since 1986.

Membership

Member public information committee Humboldt History Society, since 1987. Humboldt County Board Education, Eureka, California, since 1986.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, slide photography, racquetball.

Connections

Married Linda Renee Prideaux, February 26, 1972. Children: Nicholas Gordon, Crystal Marie.

father:
Victor Joseph Ponce

mother:
Margaret Eva (Tunberg) Ponce

spouse:
Linda Renee Prideaux

children:
Nicholas Gordon Ponce

Crystal Marie Ponce