Melich, Tanya

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MELICH, Tanya. American, b. 1936. Genres: Communications/Media, Politics/Government, Women's studies and issues. Career: Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, reporter, 1957; Foreign Policy Association, researcher and writer, 1962; American Broadcasting Co., director of national election research for ABC News, 1963-64; Lindsay for Mayor Campaign, research director, 1965; Rockefeller for Governor Campaign, scheduler, 1966; editorial assistant to Thomas E. Dewey, 1967-68; Rockefeller for President Campaign, co-director of Delegate Unit, 1968; Allen-van Slyck Group, public affairs writer, 1969; U.S. Senator Charles Goodell Election Committee, New York state chairperson for research, 1970; Philip van Slyck Inc., public affairs writer, 1971-72; Commission on Critical Choices, policy analyst, 1973; Academy for Educational Development, writer and editor, 1973; consultant to Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1974; CBS, Inc., Corporate Affairs Division, editor of corporate information, 1975-76, associate director of Public Policy Unit, 1976-78, director of civic affairs, 1978-81; Political Issues Management, NYC, president and consultant in public policy analysis and strategy, 1983-. Harvard University, fellow of Kennedy School of Government, 1980. Publications: The Republican War against Women: An Insider's Report from behind the Lines, 1996, rev. ed., 1998. Contributor to books, periodicals, and newspapers. Address: Political Issues Management, 115 E 9th St, New York, NY 10003-5422, U.S.A.