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Laurence Gerard O'Donnell

editorial consultant

Laurence Gerard O'Donnell was American managing editor. Trustee Holy Cross College, 1982-1990, advisory board since 2006; journalism advisory board Queens College/CUNY, 1989-2003; juror Pulitzer Prize, 1982, 83; board directors Interam. Press Association, 1986-2001. Member American Society Newspaper Editors. Member National advisory committee, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, since 2002.

Background

O'Donnell, Laurence Gerard was born on June 30, 1935 in Brooklyn. Son of Thomas Edward and Dorothy (Clark) O'D.

Education

AB, Holy Cross College, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1957.

Career

Reporter, Wall Street Journal, New York City, 1958-1966;chief Detroit Bureau, Wall Street Journal, New York City, 1966-1974;assistant managing editor, New York City, Wall Street Journal, New York City, 1974-1977;managing editor, Wall Street Journal, New York City, 1977-1983;associate editor, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., New York City, 1983-1990;consultant, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., since 1991. President Dow Jones Newspaper Fund, 1988-1993. Board directors Dow Jones Newspaper Fund, Inter American Press Association.

Visiting lecturer Queens College/CUNY, since 1992.

Membership

Trustee Holy Cross College, 1982-1990, advisory board since 2006. Journalism advisory board Queens College/CUNY, 1989-2003. Juror Pulitzer Prize, 1982, 83.

Board directors Interam. Press Association, 1986-2001. Member American Society Newspaper Editors.

Member National advisory committee, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, since 2002.

Connections

Married Joan M. Coniglio, January 9, 1960. Children: Christopher, Carolyn, Jeffrey, Anthony.

father:
Thomas Edward O'D.

mother:
Dorothy (Clark) O'D.

spouse:
Joan M. Coniglio

children:
Christopher O'Donnell

Carolyn O'Donnell

Jeffrey O'Donnell

Anthony O'Donnell