KQED remembers David Perlman, legendary science writer

“David Perlman was the kind of journalist who had newspaper ink in his veins. When he retired from the San Francisco Chronicle three years ago, at 98, he was the oldest known full-time news reporter at a U.S. metro newspaper.

With a career that spanned most of the last century and the start of this one, he covered the most significant scientific advancements of our time.

This year we lost him. He passed away in June, at age 101…”

Read more of KQED’s tribute.

Last June, our own Caroline Grannan wrote this tribute.

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Pacific Media Workers Guild

We are the Pacific Media Workers Guild, Local 39521 of The Newspaper Guild-Communications Workers of America. We represent more than 1,200 journalists and other media workers, interpreters, translators, union staffs and freelancers.

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