Past OPC President Archive
An archive of OPC presidents from the founding in 1939 to the present. The OPC is researching the names and terms of presidents from 1039 to 1946.
Paula Dwyer is Senior Editor, Bloomberg News.
Pancho Bernasconi is Vice President, Global News for Getty Images.
Deidre Depke is executive producer of The Takeaway.
Marcus Mabry is the Senior Vice President of Content Strategy and Global Programming for CNN Digital Worldwide.
Michael Serrill is a freelance writer and editor.
David A. Andelman2010-2012
David A. Andelman is a veteran foreign correspondent, author and commentator who contributes frequently to CNN Opinion on global affairs.
Allan Dodds Frank2008-2010
Allan Dodds Frank is a contributor to The Daily Beast, the website founded by Tina Brown.
Marshall Loeb was a working journalist since the age of 15, when he wrote high school sports stories for Chicago neighborhood newspapers for $2 a week.
Richard B. Stolley2004-2006
Richard B. Stolley died on June 16, 2021, of heart complications in Evanston, Illinois at the age of 92. He was Senior Editorial Adviser at Time Inc., where he worked in various editorial jobs since 1953.
A longtime top editor of Newsweek, Alexis Gelber supervised award-winning coverage of politics, social issues and international news as the magazine’s National Affairs Editor, Assistant Managing Editor, and Managing Editor of Newsweek International.
The retired editor of World Press Review magazine, Larry Martz was a Newsweek staffer for 32 years, including assignments as business editor, national affairs editor, assistant managing editor and editor of Newsweek International.
Roy Rowan, OPC President from 1998-2000 and OPC member for 62 years was a revered journalist.
John Corporon won numerous awards from the New Orleans Press Club, local Emmys in New York and a national Emmy in 1964 as executive producer for a documentary on the Ku Klux Klan. He retired in 1996 and was elected president of the OPC.
Bill Holstein has been involved in international journalism since being dispatched to Hong Kong in 1979 as a young United Press International correspondent.
Larry Smith was born in Michigan in 1940, and graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in English in 1962. He began his newspaper career with The Wyoming Eagle in Cheyenne, and subsequently worked as a reporter and editor with five newspapers, including The New York Daily News and The New York Times.
Leonard Saffir spent a major part of his working career as a reporter, foreign correspondent, editor, columnist, publisher and author. He died died Jan. 3, 2015 in Lake Worth, Fla. He was 84.