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Collection address delivered by Barbara Cochran ‘67 during this year’s Alumni Weekend and her 50th Reunion
Barbara Cochran ‘67 is the Curtis B. Hurley Chair in Public Affairs Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism and director of the school’s Washington program. She has held executive positions in newspapers, radio, television and the non-profit sector. She was managing editor of the Washington Star, vice president for news at NPR, where she directed the creation of NPR’s Morning Edition, was executive producer of NBC’s Meet the Press and then vice president and Washington bureau chief of CBS News–the first woman to head a network bureau in Washington. Cochran served for 12 years as president of the Radio Television Digital News Association.
Faye Haskins has now retired and the new photo librarian for the Star photo morgue in the MLK Public Library in D.C. is Mark Greek at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Post deposited the "Star collection" at the Library-- clips, photo morgue, papers/records, etc. they purchased when the Star closed. More info is at our website: http://www.dclibrary.org/node/2607. The Post retains copyright to the photos but thru an agreement between DCPL & thePost, we/I handle all licensing & reproductions. We also have all editions of the Star on microfilm in our main reading room."