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Burl Osborne

Born: 25-Jun-1937
Birthplace: Jenkins, KY
Died: 15-Aug-2012
Location of death: Dallas, TX
Cause of death: Illness

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Publisher

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Dallas Morning News

Father: Oliver Osborne
Mother: Juanita Smallwood
Wife: Betty S. Wilder (attorney, m. 14-Feb-1974, one son)
Son: Burl Jonathan Osborne

    University: University of Kentucky (attended 1955-57)
    University: BA Journalism, Marshall University (1960)
    University: MBA, Long Island University

    Associated Press Chairman (2002-07)
    Associated Press Board of Directors (1993-2007)
    Belo President, Publishing Division (1995-2001)
    The Dallas Morning News Publisher (1991-2001)
    The Dallas Morning News President and Editor (1986-91)
    The Dallas Morning News Executive Editor (1980-86)
    Associated Press (1960-80)
    WHTN-TV, Huntington, WV Reporter (1958-60)
    Ashland Daily Independent
    Member of the Board of Belo (1987-2002)
    Member of the Board of Gatehouse Media, Inc. (2006-12)
    Member of the Board of J. C. Penney (2003-12)
    American Press Institute Past Chairman
    American Society of Newspaper Editors President (past)
    Belo Foundation Trustee
    Committee to Protect Journalists Board of Directors
    National Kidney Foundation Board of Directors
    Newspaper Association of America Board of Directors
    Southern Newspaper Association Past Chairman

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