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Editor , educator , writer

Woody Klein, American writer, editor, educator. Recipient award for distinguished reporting Sigma Delta Chi, 1960, Page One award Newspaper Guild New York, 1960, award Newspaper Reporters Association, 1961, New York Philanthropic League, 1961, National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1965, Excellence award International Business Machines Corporation, 1987, 88, 89 (2), Pultzer Prize nomination, 1996.


Klein, Woody was born on December 17, 1929 in New York City. Son of Albert Maurice and Fannie Joan (Lichtblau) Klein.


Bachelor, Dartmouth College, 1951. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1952.


Reporter Washington Post, 1954-1956. Reporter, columnist New York World Telegram & Sun, New York City, 1956-1965. Press secretary Mayor John V. Lindsay, 1965-1968.

Director corporation publications International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, New York, 1968-1992. Editor Westport (Connecticut) News Brooks Community Newspapers, 1992-1998. Author-in-residence Westport History Society, since 1998.

President Woody Klein Associates, Westport, since 1998. Adjunct professor journalism New York University, 1960-1966, University Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1968-1976, Fairfield (Connecticut) University, 1980-1990, Iona College, New Rochelle, New York, since 1998.


  • Avocations: tennis, classical music., sketching.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Let in the Sun, 1964, Lindsay's Promise, 1970, Westpoint, Connecticut, 2000. Contributor numerous articles to newspapers, magazines, professional journals.


Vice president United Way of Westport/Weston, Connecticut, 1985-1990. Member Republican Town Meeting, Westport, 1971-1973. Member Society Professional Journalists (first place award 1994), New England Press Association (first place award 1996), Rotary, Connecticut Press Club (award 1993-1997, first place award 1993, 94).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, classical music., sketching.


Married Audrey Lehman. Children: Wendy.

Albert Maurice Klein

Fannie Joan (Lichtblau) Klein

Audrey Lehman

Wendy Klein