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Rose Bennett Gilbert

journalist

Rose Bennett Gilbert, American journalist. Fellow: International Furnishings and Design Association (president New York chapter 2001, educational foundation board member since 2009); member: Mary Washington College Alumni Association (vice president 1966-1967).

Background

Gilbert, Rose Bennett was born on July 11, 1938 in High Point, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Ellis Howard and Sadie B. (Vernon) Bennett.

Education

Bachelor, Mary Washington College, 1960. Postgraduate, George Washington University, 1964—1965.

Career

Reporter Richmond (Virginia) News-Leader, 1960—1964. Editor 1,001 Decorating Ideas Magazine, New York City, 1973—1975. Columnist Chicago Tribune-Daily News Syndicate, 1975—1977.

Vice president, partner Sweet & Company, New York City, 1978—1980. President Gilbert/Green Communications, 1980—1990, RBG Communications, New York City, since 1990. Associate editor Country Decorating Magazine, New York City, 1982—2007.

Teacher Maplewood/South Orange (New Jersey) Adult School, 1975—1990. Lecturer New York School Interior Design, 1985—1988. Syndicated columnist Copley News Service, Creators Syndicate, Los Angeles, since 1988.

Works

Membership

Fellow: International Furnishings and Design Association (president New York chapter 2001, educational foundation board member since 2009). Member: Mary Washington College Alumni Association (vice president 1966-1967).

Connections

Children: Scott Randolph, Bennett J.

father:
Ellis Howard Bennett

mother:
Sadie B. (Vernon) Bennett

children:
Scott Randolph Gilbert

Bennett J. Gilbert