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Sandra Jean Burton

journalist

Sandra Jean Burton, American journalist. Edward R. Murrow fellow Council on Foreign Relations, 1986-1987. Member Foreign Corrs. Club Hong Kong (vice president 1984), Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.

Background

Burton, Sandra Jean was born on December 21, 1938 in Long Beach, California, United States. Daughter of Charles Orrin and Helen Burton.

Education

Bachelor, Middlebury College, 1963.

Career

Reporter, photographer Hunterdon County Democratic, Flemington, New Jersey, 1963-1964. Secretary Time Incorporated, New York York City, 1964-1966. Researcher Time Magazine, 1967-1970, correspondent Los Angeles, 1970-1973, Paris, 1977-1982, bureau chief Boston, 1973-1976, Hong Kong, 1982-1986, Beijing, 1988-1990, senior correspondent Hong Kong, 1990-1997, former contributor.

Member executive committee Hong Kong affiliate Council Foreign Relations.

Membership

Member Foreign Corrs. Club Hong Kong (vice president 1984), Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing, photography, painting, scuba diving.

Connections

father:
Charles Orrin

mother:
Helen Burton