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Sandra Strope Hill

newspaper editor

Sandra Strope Hill, American newspaper editor. Recipient Service award, Mecklenburg Association for Blind, 1971-1972.

Background

Hill, Sandra Strope was born in Sayre, Pennsylvania. Daughter of Mahlon Brewster and Margaret Mary (Jones) Strope.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Pfeiffer College, 1960.

Career

Reporter Charlotte News, North Carolina, 1960—1973. Assistant city editor, 1973—1978. Magazine editor, 1979—1980.

Features editor, 1980—1983. Deputy graphics editor/features Charlotte Observer & News, since 1983. Deputy features editor, since 1985.

Part-time instructor journalism University North Carolina Charlotte, 1978—1980.

Membership

Board directors, public relations Hornets Nest Council Girl Scouts United States, 1977, vice president, program chairman Mecklenburg Registry Interpreters for Deaf, since 1983, reader CPCC Radio for Blind, Member of Ice Skating Institute American, United States Figure Skating Association, Mensa, Women Research, Women Executives, Women in Commu.

Connections

Married William Ross Hill, December 31, 1960. 1 child Heather Margaret.

father:
Mahlon Brewster

mother:
Margaret Mary (Jones) Strope

spouse:
William Ross Hill

child:
Heather Margaret Hill