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Boccardi, Louis D.

Born: 1937 AD
Currently alive, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Business Executives


1937 - Louis D. Boccardi was born in New York City.

       - Finished bachelor's degree from Fordham University and a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University.

1967 - He joined the AP as executive assistant to the general news editor.

1969 - Appointed AP managing editor.

1973 - Served as executive editor.

1975 - Served as AP vice president.

1985-2003 - President and Chief Executive Officer of The Associated Press.

1990 - Boccardi was elected a fellow of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ).

1994-2003 - Member of the Pulitzer Prize Board.

2001 - Awarded the John Peter and Anna Catherine Zenger award for Freedom of the Press and the Public's Right to Know.

2002 - Chairman of the Pulitzer Prize Board.

2003 - He was member of the Gannett Board of Directors.


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