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has always been a storyteller.
As a bureau chief, war correspondent in Vietnam, foreign correspondent in Europe, Northern Ireland and Latin America, and as special roving correspondent in the United States, she
reported for The Associated Press
for 25 years.
In her salad days, she told other people's stories; now she tells her own, writing the nationally syndicated column "Among Friends" for The Women Syndicate, of which she is CEO and co-founder.
She also founded the Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS) in 1985, an organization numbering nearly 1,000 members which aims to help women journalists and writers achieve their full potential.
is one of 55 women whose careers have been chronicled in the Washington Journalism Foundation's Oral History Project.
has also been honored with a lifetime achievement award from her
alma mater, the University of Missouri School of Journalism
Twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in feature writing (1989 and 1991), Ms. Bartimus
has won many writing awards awards and has co-authored three books: Trinity's Children, Mid-Life Confidential and Requiem.
proud to have sung rock 'n roll with Stephen King, Dave Barry, Barbara Kingsolver and Amy Tan in the writers' band, The Rock Bottom Remainders.
Here, in her
own words, is Tad
telling you about herself.
Tad Bartimus · ·