Salty Old Editor: An Adventure in Ink (Paperback)

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Charlotte Tillar Schexnayder and her husband, Melvin, owned the Dumas Clarion newspaper, an influential voice in the life and politics of the Arkansas Delta, and Schexnayder later served for 14 years in the Arkansas House of Representatives. She was a pioneer in helping to open the professions of politics and journalism to women. Salty Old Editor is the story of how Schexnayder overcame the many challenges she faced with abundant humor and grace—and with ink on her fingers.

About the Author

Charlotte Tillar Schexnayder received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University, where she also studied in graduate school. The first woman appointed to the Arkansas Board of Pardons and Parole, Schexnayder has been president of every professional journalism organization in which she was a member, including the National Federation of Press Women and the National Newspaper Association. She lives in Dumas, Arkansas.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781935106364
ISBN-10: 1935106368
Publisher: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Publication Date: June 1st, 2012
Pages: 291
Language: English