August 16, 1991 |
Stephen West, an assistant business editor at the Los Angeles Times, has been named executive editor of Daily Variety, a Los Angeles-based trade newspaper that covers the entertainment industry. Peter Pryor, who has been editor of Daily Variety since 1988, becomes editor-at-large. He will work on special projects. West, whose appointment becomes effective Sept. 9, will be in charge of the news operation at the 25,000-circulation daily owned by Cahners Publishing Co.
April 8, 1990
Leslie A. Ward, a senior editor for the Los Angeles Times Magazine, has been named Travel Section executive editor. Travel Editor Jerry Hulse, who has directed the section for nearly three decades, will travel widely and continue to write major features and his column of tips. Ward will be responsible for planning and executing all coverage in the section and for editing the twice-yearly Traveling in Style magazine.
December 23, 1990 |
Miami Herald Executive Editor Janet Chusmir, a pioneering journalist who guided the newspaper to two Pulitzer Prizes, died Saturday of a brain aneurysm at age 60. She collapsed Friday night at her home in Miami Beach and was rushed to St. Francis Hospital in a coma. She died Saturday morning without regaining consciousness, the Herald said. The collapse came only about an hour after she left the Herald's evening news meeting and stopped at desks to extend holiday wishes to reporters and editors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 1, 2005 |
Barry Boesch, 51, executive editor of the Denton Record-Chronicle in Denton, Texas, died Thursday of complications from a brain tumor. The newspaper said Boesch died at a Dallas hospital, where he had been for three weeks while battling an infection. He was diagnosed with cancer in March and worked until the summer. Boesch, a graduate of the University of Texas in Austin, spent much of his almost 30-year journalism career with the Dallas Morning News.
April 20, 1986 |
Larry Kramer, an editor of the Washington Post and a former reporter for the San Francisco Examiner, has been named executive editor of the Examiner, it was announced Saturday by Publisher and Editor William Randolph Hearst III. As head of the Post's Metro department, Kramer was credited with broadly increasing the scope and efficiency of the paper's local coverage. He also was the founding editor of the Washington Post National Weekly edition.
November 17, 1988
William E. Ahearn, managing editor of the Associated Press, has been appointed executive editor to succeed Walter R. Mears, who will become Washington vice president and a political columnist for the news cooperative. The appointments are effective Jan. 1, 1989. Ahearn's successor as managing editor will be Martin C. Thompson, 50, who has been AP's bureau chief in Los Angeles.