Cuyahoga Falls native who led American Press Institute dies at 84

Frank Quine, a Cuyahoga Falls native who labored with the newspaper trade’s giants within the Nineteen Seventies and Nineteen Eighties and helped to coach hundreds of media executives as a frontrunner of the American Press Institute, died Oct. 31 at his house in Broadlands, Va. He was 84.

Quine, a 1959 Kent State College Faculty of Journalism graduate who served as editor of the campus each day newspaper in his senior 12 months, started his profession as a sports activities reporter on the Jacksonville Journal and in addition labored on the Night Impartial in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Frank Quine

He turned thinking about turning into concerned in mid-career coaching for journalists after attending an API sports activities editors seminar in 1967, and joined the group as an affiliate director in 1969.

He turned API’s managing director in 1977 and its director in 1979.

At API, Quine got here to know the newspaper trade’s most influential leaders – from the Sulzbergers of The New York Occasions and the Grahams of The Washington Publish to Al Neuharth of Gannett.

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