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Michael Paul Rappaport, American columnist. Recipient Sweepstakes Writing award Society Professional Journalists Inland California Chapter, 1997, Writing award for best local column, since 2001; named Sportswriter of Year, South Atlantic League, 1982, 83. Member National Society Newspaper Columnists, National Press Club, Greater Los Angeles Press Club, Sigma Phi Epsilon (life, chapter president 1981).

Background

Rappaport, Michael Paul was born on December 11, 1949 in San Diego, California, United States. Son of Norman Lewis and Yvonne Naomi Rappaport.

Education

AS, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, 1976. Bachelor of Science, George Mason University, 1981.

Career

Assistant sports editor Alexandria (Virginia) Gazette, 1979-1981, Gastonia (North Carolina) Gazette, 1982-1983. Sportswriter Anderson (South Carolina) Indiana Mail, 1983-1984, St. Louis Globe Democratic, 1984-1986. Sports editor, columnist Greeley (Colorado) Tribune, 1986-1988.

Sportswriter, columnist Reno Gazette Journal, 1988-1990. Sportswriter Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Ontario, California, 1990-1996, metro columnist, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (e-book) The Woman in the Box, 2000. Creator website mikerappaport.com, 2000.

Membership

Member National Society Newspaper Columnists, National Press Club, Greater Los Angeles Press Club, Sigma Phi Epsilon (life, chapter president 1981).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, golf, films, rotisserie baseball.

Connections

Married Leslie Ann Rappaport, April 19, 1975 (divorced May 1982). Married Nicole Jacqueline Rappaport, November 2, 1992. Children: Pauline Nicole Borderies, Virgile Georges Borderies.

father:
Norman Lewis

mother:
Yvonne Naomi Rappaport

spouses:
Leslie Ann Rappaport

Nicole Jacqueline Rappaport

children:
Pauline Nicole Borderies Rappaport

Virgile Georges Borderies Rappaport