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Watson Shadrack Sims

journalist , research executive

Watson Shadrack Sims, American research executive, journalist. Decorated Silver Star, Bronze Star; Nieman fellow Harvard University, 1953. Board visitors Warren Wilson College With United States Navy, 1939-1946. Member Overseas Press Club American, Asheville Racquet Club.

Background

Sims, Watson Shadrack was born on July 9, 1921 in Pembroke, Georgia, United States. Son of John Elbert and Reeve (Garrick) Sims.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Tufts University, 1946. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1947.

Career

With Associated Press, New York City, 1947-1971. Editor Enquirer and News, Battle Creek, Michigan, 1971-1978, The Home News, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1978-1986. President Communications Exchange Organization, Princeton, 1988-1993.

Scholar in communications The George H. Gallup International Institute, since 1996.

Works

  • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board visitors Warren Wilson College With United States Navy, 1939-1946. Member Overseas Press Club American, Asheville Racquet Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, fishing, birding.

Connections

Married Elisabeth Sturdivant, September 10, 1948. Children: Elisabeth Hollister, Winfield Strickland.