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Editor , writer

Walter Lister was American editor, writer. Second lieutenant United States Army Air Corps, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Writers Guild of America (East), Society Professional Journalists, Society of the Silurians.

Background

Lister, Walter was born on November 20, 1921 in Lakewood, Ohio, United States. Son of Walter Bartlett and Miriam Blackburn Lister.

Education

Bachelor, Brown University, 1943.

Career

Reporter New York Herald Tribune, 1945-1951, night city editor, 1952-1953, bureau chief Chicago, 1953-1960, Moscow, 1961-1962. Television reporter Columbia Broadcasting System News, New York City, 1963-1965, associate producer, special correspondent New York City, Moscow, Paris, 1964-1973, producer, writer New York City, 1973-1988. Senior editor Prodigy Services Company, White Plains, New York, 1988-1995.

Volunteer editor International Executive Service Corps, Stamford, Connecticut, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer, writer: (television) In the News, 1973-1988 (4 Emmy awards, 1 Peabody award), What's It All About?, 1973-1986.

Membership

Second lieutenant United States Army Air Corps, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Writers Guild of America (East), Society Professional Journalists, Society of the Silurians.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bridge, skiing, hiking.

Connections

Married Marion Hess Lister, August 20, 1965. 1 child, Wendy Alexandra Lister Root.

father:
Walter Bartlett

mother:
Miriam Blackburn Lister

spouse:
Marion Hess Lister

child:
Wendy Alexandra Lister Root Lister