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Marie Catherine Drennan

freelance journalist

Marie Catherine Drennan, American freelance journalist. Recipient award, Night Flight radio program as benefit to State tourist industry Michigan House of Representatives, 1971, Governor William G. Milliken, 1972. Member of National Association of Female Executives, National Writers Club, National Humane Society, National History Society, Founders Society of Detroit Institute Arts, Adcrafters Club, Detroit Press Club.

Background

Drennan, Marie Catherine was born on February 5, 1934 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Matthew Christopher and Marie Katherine (Sommers) Drennan.

Education

Student, Fort Wayne Art School, 1942—1943.

Career

Announcer Radio Fort Wayne, WANE, 1950—1956, traffic manager, 1952—1956. Copywriter, 1951—1956. Hostess Transworld Airlines, Kansas City, Missouri, Detroit, 1956—1958.

Co-owner, vice president Tops 'n' Talent, 1959—1967. Writer, editor, coordinator special promotions Ross Roy, Inc., 1969—1973. Writer, editor, coordinator promotion, special projects, marketing services and sales development Detroit Free Press, 1975—1983.

Freelance writer, coordinator promotion, special projects, since 1984.

Membership

Member of National Association of Female Executives, National Writers Club, National Humane Society, National History Society, Founders Society of Detroit Institute Arts, Adcrafters Club, Detroit Press Club.

Connections

father:
Matthew Christopher Drennan

mother:
Marie Katherine (Sommers) Drennan