Bill Stall Biography

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• Los Angeles Times, editorial writer, Sacramento bureau, 1997-; political writer, 1990-97; editorial writer, 1984-90; staff writer and political writer, Washington bureau, 1979-81; assistant Metropolitan editor, 1978-79; energy writer, 1977-78; staff writer, Metro section, 1976-77.

• Senior lecturer in journalism, University of Southern California, 1984-92.

• Hartford (Conn.) Courant, Washington bureau chief, 1981-84.

• California governor's office, press secretary and director of public affairs, 1975-76.

• Associated Press, Sacramento bureau chief and political writer, 1966-74; Reno correspondent, 1963-66; reporter, Cheyenne, Wyo., 1960-63.

• Daily Bulletin and Laramie (Wyo.) Daily Boomerang, sports editor and reporter, 1956-59.


• John Hopkins University, 1983-84.

• Northwestern University, 1959-60.

• University of Wyoming, B.S., arts and sciences, 1959.


• Born: February 21, 1937, Philadelphia.


• Pulitzer Prize for local reporting of spot news (team coverage), presented to the staff of The Times for coverage of the first day of the Northridge, Calif., earthquake, 1994.

• California Newspaper Publishers Assn., best editorial series, 1988.

• Los Angeles Press Club, best editorial, 1986.

• Associated Press, California staffer of the year, 1972.


• American Alpine Club, board of directors, 1992-98.

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