Prichard, Peter S.

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PRICHARD, Peter S. American, b. 1944. Genres: Writing/Journalism. Career: Time, Greenwich, CT, wire editor, 1970-72; Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester, NY, reporter, 1972-75; WOKR-TV, Rochester, associate news director, 1975-76; TimesUnion, Rochester, reporter and television columnist, 1976-78; Gannett Co. Inc., Rochester, assistant to president and chief executive officer, 1978-, assistant to chair of communications and director of communications for office of chief executive, 1980-82, became senior vice president of news; USA Today, Arlington, VA, columns editor of "Opinion" page, 1982-83, deputy associate editorial director, 1983-84, associate editorial director, 1984-86, managing editor of special projects, 1986- 87, senior editor of news, 1988, editor, 1988-95; Newseum, executive director, 1996; Freedom Forum, Arlington, VA, president, 1997-. Publications: The Making of McPaper: The Inside Story of USA Today, 1987. Address: USA Today, 1000 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22209, U.S.A.