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This profile was last updated on 7/1/06  and contains information from public web pages.

Ms. Dorothea Brooks

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Vice President of Member Services

PR Newswire
 
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newsbios.com, 1 July 2006 [cached]
Dorothea BrooksBusiness News Luminaries
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Intensely loyal to UPI, Ms. Brooks weathered the stormy years of the 1980s "even when the checksbounced," but finally left in 1987 to join PR Newswire, where shebecame vice president of member services.She consistently downplaysher pioneering role: "I'm a newsman, and I never use any otherterm."
Business News Luminaries
www.newsluminaries.com, 7 Aug 2004 [cached]
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Legacy: As UPI's first female business editor, Ms. Brooks expanded the wire service's coverage and capitalized on the Arab oil embargo of 1973 to lure eager reporters to business news.She overcame the standard gender obstacles of her day and earned respect from peers throughout business journalism.She introduced consumer-friendly copy--what we now call personal finance stories--and started a weekly business features package, which expanded the horizon of business news for readers and for reporters in bureaus around the world.Intensely loyal to UPI, Ms. Brooks weathered the stormy years of the 1980s "even when the checks bounced," but finally left in 1987 to join PR Newswire, where she became vice president of member services.She consistently downplays her pioneering role: "I'm a newsman, and I never use any other term."
New York Financial Writers Association
www.nyfwa.org, 31 Aug 2007 [cached]
1986 - Dorothea Brooks, United Press International
Business News Luminaries
www.newsbios.com, 22 Feb 2006 [cached]
Dorothea Brooks Business News Luminaries
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Dorothea Brooks
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Intensely loyal to UPI, Ms.Brooks weathered the stormy years of the 1980s "even when the checksbounced," but finally left in 1987 to join PR Newswire, where shebecame vice president of member services. She consistently downplaysher pioneering role: "I'm a newsman, and I never use any otherterm."
Business News Luminaries
www.newsroomconfidential.com, 8 Jan 2004 [cached]
Dorothea BrooksBusiness News Luminaries
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Dorothea Brooks
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Legacy: As UPI's first female business editor, Ms. Brooks expanded the wire service's coverage and capitalized on the Arab oil embargo of 1973 to lure eager reporters to business news.She overcame the standard gender obstacles of her day and earned respect from peers throughout business journalism.She introduced consumer-friendly copy--what we now call personal finance stories--and started a weekly business features package, which expanded the horizon of business news for readers and for reporters in bureaus around the world.Intensely loyal to UPI, Ms. Brooks weathered the stormy years of the 1980s "even when the checks bounced," but finally left in 1987 to join PR Newswire, where she became vice president of member services.She consistently downplays her pioneering role: "I'm a newsman, and I never use any other term."
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