Paid by the Word: Conversations with Writers and Editors

From U.S. Marine to Newspaper Executive – Glenn Proctor

May 23, 2021 Mike Barlow Season 1 Episode 22
Paid by the Word: Conversations with Writers and Editors
From U.S. Marine to Newspaper Executive – Glenn Proctor
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Paid by the Word: Conversations with Writers and Editors
From U.S. Marine to Newspaper Executive – Glenn Proctor
May 23, 2021 Season 1 Episode 22
Mike Barlow

Glenn Proctor's life reads like an adventure novel: a difficult childhood, family tragedy, alcoholism, six years in the U.S. Marine Corps (including a tour of duty in Vietnam), four decades in newspaper journalism, sharing in a Pulitzer Prize and judging five Pulitzer Prizes, becoming a peer support advocate and a life coach.  He is a cancer survivor and the author of five books. It's an honor and pleasure having Glenn as a guest on the podcast!

Visit his website to learn more about Glenn. Here are quick highlights of his career in journalism:

  • Reporter, Weekend Editor and Night Editor​ at the Akron Beacon Journal
  •  ​​Night Editor and Business Editor​ at the ​Louisville Courier-Journal
  •  Assistant Managing Editor​ at the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
  •  Associate Editor, Assistant Managing Editor and City Editor​ at the Newark Star-Ledger
  •  Executive Editor and Vice President of News​ at the Richmond Times-Dispatch







Show Notes

Glenn Proctor's life reads like an adventure novel: a difficult childhood, family tragedy, alcoholism, six years in the U.S. Marine Corps (including a tour of duty in Vietnam), four decades in newspaper journalism, sharing in a Pulitzer Prize and judging five Pulitzer Prizes, becoming a peer support advocate and a life coach.  He is a cancer survivor and the author of five books. It's an honor and pleasure having Glenn as a guest on the podcast!

Visit his website to learn more about Glenn. Here are quick highlights of his career in journalism:

  • Reporter, Weekend Editor and Night Editor​ at the Akron Beacon Journal
  •  ​​Night Editor and Business Editor​ at the ​Louisville Courier-Journal
  •  Assistant Managing Editor​ at the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
  •  Associate Editor, Assistant Managing Editor and City Editor​ at the Newark Star-Ledger
  •  Executive Editor and Vice President of News​ at the Richmond Times-Dispatch