Melvin Mencher

Melvin Mencher, professor emeritus, taught at the Graduate School of Journalism from 1962 to 1990 after working for the United Press and newspapers in New Mexico and California. He has covered Central America as a special correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor. Mencher has also taught at the University of Kansas and Humboldt State University. He was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard and is the author of "News Reporting and Writing," now in its 12th edition.