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AACL Presidents – Past and Present

The 1920s

1919-20 EDWARD PRICE BELL, Chicago Daily News
1920-21 ROBERT MOORE COLLINS, Associated Press
1922-23 ARTHUR S. DRAPER, New York Tribune
1924-26 JOSEPH W. GRIGG, New York Sun
1924-26 HAL O’FLAHERTY, Chicago Daily News
1926-27 ROBERT J. PREW, Hearst Newspaper
1927-28 DE WITT MACKENZIE, Associated Press
1928-29 RAYMOND GRAM SWING, New York Evening Post
1929-30 HAROLD SCARBOROUGH, New York Herald Tribune

The 1930s

1930-31 MILTON BRONNER, Newspaper Enterprise Association
1931-32 CHARLES A. SELDEN, New York Times
1932-33 J.S. BRAITHWAITE, The Christian Science Monitor
1933-34 NEGLEY FARSON, Chicago Daily News
1934-35 WEBB MILLER, United Press
1935-36 FRANK H. KING, Associated Press
1936-37 WILLIAM HILLMAN, Hearst Newspaper
1937-38 FERDINAND KUHN, Jr., New York Times
1939-40 G.V. ORMSBY, Wall Street Journal
1939-40 J.C. STARK, Associated Press

The 1940s

1940-41 MALLORY BROWNE, The Christian Science Monitor
1941-42 WILLIAM H. STONEMAN, Chicago Daily News
1942-43 RAYMOND DANIELL, New York Times
1943-44 ROBERT BUNNELLE, Associated Press
1944-45 EDWARD R. MURROW, Columbia Broadcasting System
1945-46 CHARLES A. SMITH, International News Service
1946-47 JOSEPH S. EVANS, Jr., Newsweek
1947-48 MERRIL MUELLER, National Broadcasting Co., Inc.
1948-49 NED RUSSELL, New York Herald Tribune
1949-50 WILLIAM H. STRINGER, The Christian Science Monitor

The 1950s

1950-51 FRED VANDERSCHMIDT, Newsweek
1951-52 R.H. SHACKFORD, United Press
1952-53 HOWARD K. SMITH, Columbia Broadcasting System In
1953-55 JULIUS W. COHN, Fairchild Publications
1955-56 CHARLES A. SMITH, International News Service and Hearst Newspapers
1956-57 DREW MIDDLETON, New York Times
1957-58 JACK S. SMITH, Associated Press
1958-59 HENRY S. HAYWARD, The Christian Science Monitor
1959-60 JOSEPH FROMM, U.S. News and World Report
1960 DON COOK, New York Herald Tribune

The 1960s

1961 JOSEPH C. HARSCH, National Broadcasting Co.
1961-62 ROBERT T. ELSON, Time
1963 ROBERT TUCKMAN, Associated Press
1964 SHEWARD HAGERTY, Newsweek
1965 RODERICK MACLEISH, Westinghouse Broadcasting
1966 DAVID M. CULHANE, Baltimore Sun
1967 ELIE ABEL, National Broadcasting Co.
1967 HENRY LUCE III, Time
1968 ROBERT TOTH, Los Angeles Times
1969 JEROME M. LANDAY, Westinghouse Broadcasting Co.
1969 RICHARD O’REGAN, Associated Press
1970 DAVID M. NICHOL, Chicago Daily News

The 1970s

1971 ROBERT J. KORENGOLD, Newsweek
1972 RAYMOND SCHERER, National Broadcasting Co. Inc.
1973 EUGENE LEVIN, Associated Press
1974 ALVIN SHUSTER, New York Times
1975 GEORGE WATSON, American Broadcasting Co. Inc.
1976 BERNARD D. NOSSITER, Washington Post
1977 TAKASHI OKA, The Christian Science Monitor
1978 JOSEPH W. GRIGG, United Press International
1979 FRANK MELVILLE, Time
1980 DAVID MASON, Associated Press

The 1980s

1981 LEONARD DOWNIE Jr., Washington Post
1982 BONNIE ANGELO, Time
1983 WILLIAM MILLDYKE, ABC News
1984 WILLIAM TUOHY, Los Angeles Times
1985 MYRON L. BELKIND, Associated Press
1986 HELEN WESTWOOD, ABC News
1987 CHRIS OGDEN, Time
1988 TYLER MARSHALL, Los Angeles Times
1989 GILBERT LEWTHWAITE, Baltimore Sun
1990 GIL BUTLER, Voice of America (Jan – June)

The 1990s

1990-91 MAUREEN JOHNSON, Associated Press
1992 DANIEL PEDERSEN, Newsweek
1993 WILLIAM SCHMIDT, New York Times
1994 DAVID FEINGOLD, Cable News International
1995 BARRY HILLENBRAND, Time
1996 LAWRENCE INGRASSIA, Wall Street Journal
1997 KAREN CURRY, NBC News
1998 STANLEY REED, Business Week
1999 MYRON BELKIND, Associated Press
2000 BILL GLAUBER, Baltimore Sun

The 2000s

2001-02 JEF McALLISTER, Time
2003 CHRIS HAMPSON, NBC News
2004 ANN MACMILLAN, CBC
2005 BRYAN ALEXANDER, People Magazine
2006 CHRIS ELSER, Bloomberg News
2007 ANDREA GERLIN, Bloomberg News
2008 GINANNE BROWNELL, Newsweek
2009 KARLA ADAM, Washington Post
2010 JENNIFER RYAN, Bloomberg News

The 2010s

2011 CHRISTOPHER WERTH, Freelance, American Public Radio
2012 ELLIN STEIN, Freelance
2013 SAMANTHA CONTI, Women’s Wear Daily
2014 GINANNE BROWNELL, Freelance

 

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