Michael Gartner
Date of Birth:
10/25/1938
Place of Birth:
Des Moines, IA
Education:
Carleton College (Northfield, MN) - BA, 1960
 
Employment:
Wall Street Journal - Copy Editor; Rewriter; Page One Editor, 1960-1974
  Des Moines Register and Tribune - Executive Editor; Editor; President; CEO; Editorial Chairman, 1974-1985
  Gannett Co. and USA Today - General News Executive, 1985-1986
Louisville Courier-Journal and Times - Editor, 1986-1987
  NBC News - President, 1988-1993
  New West Newspapers (formerly Midwest Newspapers) - Chairman; co-owner, 1985-present
  The Daily Tribune (Ames, IA) - Chairman; editor, 1993-1999
   
Other:

Served as President of the American Society of Newspaper Editors

Trustee of the Newseum, Washington, DC
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing, 1997
Chairman of the Vision Iowa Board, 2000-05
Chairman and Co-Owner of the Iowa Cubs, 1999-
President of the Iowa Board of Regents, 2005
 

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