Dwight Sargent ’39: Hall of Famer

Dwight Sargent ’39, editorial writer and curator, has been posthumously elected to the Maine Press Association Hall of Fame.

A Colby College graduate, Sargent was a reporter, editorial writer and editorial director for the Portland Press Herald before becoming editorial page editor for the New York Herald Tribune.

After leaving the Nieman Foundation, he served as president of the Freedom of Information Foundation at the University of Missouri, editorial page editor at the Boston Herald American and national editorial writer for Hearst Newspapers. Sargent died in 2002.

Read the complete AP story at MaineToday.com: Maine Press Association Hall of Fame to add 3 members

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