Fred A. Stickel, Publisher
Fred Stickel, The Oregonian's longtime publisher, has dedicated his career to improving the Northwest's largest daily newspaper, and has volunteered his time, knowledge and vision to improving the future of Portland and Oregon.
most recent work on the Citizens Crime Commissions and the Regional Drug Initiative
is just one example of his
A native of New Jersey, Mr. Stickel graduated from Georgetown University and served as a Captain in the Marine Corps, in the South Pacific during World War II.
newspaper career in New Jersey in 1945 and moved to Portland with his
wife and six children in 1967, to become general manager of The Oregonian
He was named its president in 1972 and became publisher in 1975.
distinguished career, he
has guided the paper's production and news presentation, from the era of hot metal to the computer age, championing its mission to serve local communities and readers.
An advocate of education, he established The Oregonian Publishing Company Scholarship Fund in 1983.
roles as business leader, humanitarian and visionary, Mr. Stickel
commitment and contribution to civic and charitable causes.