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Newswriter , photographer

Kathryn deVan Kemp, American Newswriter, photographer. Named Scripps Howard Writer of the Month, September, 1985, August, 1986; recipient 1st Place Feature Writing award Alabama Associated Press, 1985, 1st Place Public Service award Alabama Press Association, 1986.


Kemp, Kathryn Devan was born on December 20, 1954 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States.


Student, University Alabama, 1973-1977;student, Southern Connecticut State University, 1978.


Reporter, N. Haven (Connecticut) Post, 1977-1978;reporter, New Haven (Connecticut) Register, 1978-1981;reporter, Birmingham Post-Herald, since 1981.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to magazines, since 1984.


Member Birmingham Typographical Union Local 104 (chairman since 1986), National Federation Press Women (2d Place Indepth Interview, 1984, 3d Place Feature Writing, 1985), Alabama Media Women (1st Place Feature Writing, Indepth Interview, Newswriting, 1984, 86 1st Place Feature Writing, Indepth Interview, 1985), Alpha Sigma Tau.


Daughter of Louie deVan and Drucilla (Kirkwood) Kemp.

Louie Kemp