Thomas Leon Blount Edit Profile
Bachelor in Journalism, University Pittsburgh, 1957.
Reporter, Wilmington (North Carolina) Morning Star, 1957;
assistant sports editor, News Journal, Mansfield, Ohio., 1957-1960;
managing editor, Bedford (Pennsylvania) Daily Gazette, 1960-1961;
sports editor, The Idaho Statesman, Boise, 1961-1964;
copy desk chief, Wichita (Kansas) Eagle, 1964-1966;
reporter, projects editor, The News Tribune, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, 1966-1969;
managing editor, The News Tribune, Beaver Falls, 1969-1978;
editor, Herald & Review, Decatur, Illinois, 1978-1989;
editor, High Point (North Carolina) Enterprise, since 1990. Publication board Eastern Illinois U., Charleston, 1981-1989. Editor in residence Bradley U., Peoria, Illinois, 1985.
University and journalism organization seminar leader various topics, since 1981.
Board visitors High Point University, 1995-1998. Board chairman Cities in Schools, 1996-1998, High Point Chamber of Commerce, 1992-1994, Alcohol and Drug Action Coalition, 1994-1996. Member Crimestoppers.
Member Forward High Point Strategic Plan, Triad Leadership Network. Member board directors High Point Communications Foundation, Presbyterian Home of High Point. Elder Three Presbyterian Church.
Member Pennsylvania Associate Press management Editors (past president), Illinois Associate Press Editors (past president), North Carolina Associate Press News Council (president), American Society Newspaper Editors, International Home Furnishing Club, Rotary Club High Point (president since 1998).
Married Betty Lou Drogus, September 9, 1957.
1957University Pittsburgh , Journalism , Bachelor of Arts
1957 - 1960
1960 - 1961
1961 - 1964
1964 - 1966
1966 - 1969
1969 - 1978
1978 - 1989
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