List of American print journalists
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This is a list of selected American print journalists.
19th-century print journalists
- Horace Greeley (1811–1872) – American newspaper editor, founder of the New York Tribune, reformer, politician, and opponent of slavery.
- Thomas Nast (1840–1902) – German-born American caricaturist and editorial cartoonist, the scourge of Boss Tweed and the Tamany Hall machine, and considered to be the "Father of the American Cartoon".
- Anne Newport Royall (1769–1854) – first female journalist in the U.S., first woman to interview a President, publisher and editor for Paul Pry (1831–36), and The Huntress (1836–54) in Washington, D.C.
20th-century print journalists
- Paul Y. Anderson (1893–1938) – American investigative journalist. Winner of Pulitzer Prize 1929. Headliners Club Award 1937.
- Hannah Arendt (1906–1975) – known especially for book on Eichmann trial
- Edna Lee Booker, foreign correspondent in China during the 30's and 40's
- Croswell Bowen (1905–1971) reporter for PM and The New Yorker during the 1940s and 1950s.
- Ben Bradlee (1921–present) – editor of the Washington Post at the time of the Watergate scandal
- C.P. Connolly (1863–1935) radical American investigative journalist associated for many years with Collier's Weekly
- Jack Fuller (1946–present) – editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune
- Martha Gellhorn (1908–1998) war correspondent
- Emily Hahn (1905–1997) – wrote extensively on China
- Pauline Kael (1919–2001) – Film critic for The New Yorker
- Frances Lewine (1921–2008) Associated Press White House Correspondent and president of the Women's National Press Club
- A.J. Liebling (1904–1963) American journalist closely associated with The New Yorker
- Walter Lippmann (1889–1974)
- George McElroy (1922–2006) – first black reporter for the Houston Post and first minority columnist of any newspaper in Houston
- H.L. Mencken (1880–1956) – essayist, critic, and editor of The Baltimore Sun
- Eldora Marie Bolyard Nuzum (1926–2004) – first female editor of a daily newspaper in WV, journalist, interviewer of U.S. Presidents
- Robert Palmer (1945–1997) – first full-time, chief pop music critic for The New York Times, Rolling Stone contributing editor
- James ("Scotty") Reston (1909–1995) – political commentator for the New York Times
- Edward Said (1935–2003) – essayist, Palestinian American activist
- Harrison Salisbury (1908–1993) – first regular New York Times correspondent in Moscow after World War Two
- E. W. Scripps (1854–1926) – famed founder of the Scripps-Howard newspaper chain
- George Seldes (1890–1995) – American journalist, editor and publisher of In Fact
- Randy Shilts (1951–1994) – reporter for The Advocate and San Francisco Chronicle
- Agnes Smedley (1892–1950) journalist and writer known for her chronicling of the Chinese revolution
- Drue Smith (Unknown-2001) – print and broadcast journalist
- Edgar Snow (1905–1972) – journalist and writer, chronicled the Chinese revolution, especially in Red Star Over China
- I.F. Stone (1907–1989), investigative journalist, publisher of I.F. Stone's Weekly
- Anna Louise Strong (1885–1970) – pro-communist journalist and writer
- Hunter S. Thompson (1937–2005), creator of Gonzo journalism
- Theodore White (1915–1986), American reporter for Time (magazine) in China, 1939–1944; Making of the President
- Walter Winchell (1897–1972), American political columnist, radio broadcasterseries, 1960–
21st-century print journalists
- Andrew Alexander, former head of Cox News Service's Washington bureau and current ombudsman for the Washington Post
- Maria Hall-Brown
- Lloyd Grove, gossip columnist for the New York Daily News
- Paul Spencer Sochaczewski, an American writer, writing coach, conservationist and communications advisor to international non-governmental organizations.
- David Warsh (Gerald Loeb Award-winning journalist, published in both print and non-print media)