Boccardi, Louis D.
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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