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Tad Bartimus

Tad Bartimus was the Associated Press' first female bureau chief and its first female special correspondent, a rare title only a few reporters earn (including JAWS member Linda Deutsch).
Tad received the Washington Press Club's Lifetime Achievement Award Feb. 13, 2008, at the annual Congressional Dinner.
As a young woman, Tad was one of the few female war correspondents in Vietnam (and contributed to a book about that experience, "War Torn: Stories of War by the Women Who Reported the Vietnam War.

Me, Myself, and I: The personal touch can be heavy-handed | Paula's Blog [cached]

Take, for example, Associated Press writer Tad Bartimus' prize-winning first-person story of her father's death. People die every day. But Ms. Bartimus' father died only once; it was an exceptional event matched by an exceptional treatment from a writer who did not ordinarily write about herself.

Who We Are | JAWS - Journalism & Women Symposium [cached]

JAWS has grown vigorously since 1985, when Tad Bartimus of the Associated Press invited 15 women from diverse backgrounds on a retreat in the Rockies.

Her Story | JAWS - Journalism & Women Symposium [cached]

They had such a good time that Tad Bartimus, an Associated Press correspondent and Missouri alum, invited the women to join her and several other Colorado journalists at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park in September 1985. That meeting was attended by Tad Bartimus; Jean Gaddy Wilson of the University of Missouri; Jane Marshall, then with the Denver Post; Carole McKelvey, then with the Rocky Mountain News; the late Janet Chusmir, then publisher of the Boulder Daily Camera; Judy Miller, Denver TV news producer; Pam Johnson, then with the Kansas City Star; Anne Banville of Washington, D.C.; Christy Bulkeley, then with the Gannett Foundation; Lucy Conant of Sheridan, Wyo., Trisha Flynn of the Denver Post; Jennifer Gavin of the Associated Press in Denver; Susan Harlow of the Sheridan Press; Ramona Rush of the University of Kentucky; Harriet Simpson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and Tay Thomas of Anchorage, Alaska.

We heard Tad Bartimus and Edie Lederer, also of the Associated Press, swap war stories-literally-about covering the Vietnam War.
As Tad put it in the first-ever JAWS newsletter afterwards, the folks at the dude ranch "liked us because we were good tippers and could pour our own coffee in a crisis."
Its masthead credited Sybil Barnes for editing, Dean Wariner for graphics and design and Tad Bartimus for motivation.
Tad kept JAWS going in the early days out of her hip pocket and her heart.
That interim board consisted of Jane Marshall, who had moved to the Houston Chronicle; Tad Bartimus, Associated Press; Joan Cook, New York Times; Margie Freivogel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch; Glenda Holste, St. Paul Pioneer Press; Leola Johnson of Penn State; Pam Johnson of the Phoenix Gazette; Connie Koenenn of the Los Angeles Times; Carole McKelvey, Rocky Mountain News; Kay Mills, Los Angeles Times; Eileen Shanahan, Governing Magazine; Peg Simpson, Ms. Magazine; and Betty Anne Williams, USA Today.
Tad Bartimus eulogized Janet in the newsletter, remembering her advice to "fight for the important things: equal pay and equal respect.
Tad Bartimus, who founded JAWS, attended camp for the first time in eight years and received a standing ovation as well.

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- Tad Bartimus, Associated Press

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