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Kurt Richard Batdorf, American editor.

Background

Batdorf, Kurt Richard was born on January 26, 1963 in Tacoma, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Richard Lewallen Batdorf and Annette Elizabeth (Nordine) Doud.

Education

Bachelor, Evergreen State College, 1986.

Career

Editor, production manager, Skagit River Post, Burlington, Washington, 1985-1986;editor, production manager, Courier-Times, Sedro-Woolley, Washington, 1986-1988;managing editor, Monroe (Washington) Monitor, 1988-1991;editor, North Snohomish Weekly, Arlington, Washington, 1991-1995;copy editor, Whidbey Press, Oak Harbor, Washington, since 1995.

Membership

Blood donor Puget Sound Blood Bank, Everett, Washington, since 1988. Member precinct committee Island County Democrats, Coupeville, Washington, 1992. Strategic plan review committee Stanwood (Washington) School District, 1994.

Member Washington Newspaper Public Association (Best Comprehensive News award 1989, Spot News Photography award 1989, Best Editorial award 1993, member better newspaper contest committee 1994), Society Professional Journalists (Best Spot News award 1991, Best Headlines award 1993, Editorial writing awards 1992, 93, 94).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, cooking, automobile rallying, traveling.

Connections

father:
Richard Lewallen Batdorf Doud

mother:
Annette Elizabeth (Nordine) Doud