Virginia Marmaduke: A Journey in Print from Carbondale to Chicago

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Nicknamed "The Duchess" by a tongue-tied editor early in her career, Virginia Marmaduke is the First Lady of Chicago print journalism. She was the first woman to: cover both crime and sports for Windy City newspapers; be named (by Mayor Daley Sr.) to the Chicago Board of Health; be named Press Veteran of the Year by the Chicago Press Veterans Association; and to be inducted into Chicago's Journalism Hall of Fame. First with the Chicago Sun, then the Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune, the Duchess's newspaper career ran ...

Virginia Marmaduke: A Journey in Print from Carbondale to Chicago 2002, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9780738519661

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