Henry Schulte

Newspaperman, Educator, Author
Vero Beach, FL

Veteran journalist, retired USC professor gives industry perspective.

Video Interview

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Born: Sept. 8, 1925
Died: Jan. 29, 2019

Newspaper History:

  • Miami Daily News
  • Winter Haven Daily
  • State editor, Louisville Times
  • Reporter, St. Petersburg Times
  • Copydesk, St. Petersburg Times
  • St. Petersburg Times, night city editor
  • St. Petersburg Times, day city editor
  • Nashville Tennessean, Sunday editor
  • Savannah Morning News and Evening Press, managing editor
  • Chicago Daily News, Sunday editor
  • Ohio State University, Kiplinger program
  • S.C. Press Association, consultant
  • University of South Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communications, associate professor

Honors and Awards:

  • Second place in Florida Newspaper contest on Deadline Reporting, St. Petersburg Times
  • First place in General Excellence from the National Newspaper Association, Savannah Morning News (For three years)

Education: BA in Journalism, University of Miami

Military Service: US Navy

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