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Veteran reporter, UC student advisor and SPJ committee member Al Salvato has died

Veteran journalist Al Salvato died Monday night of complications from leukemia.

Date: 2/28/2006
By: Jessica Donovan
Phone: 556-5087
Al Salvato, journalist, dead at 56
He left his mark on the profession


By Peggy Kreimer
Post staff reporter

Veteran journalist Al Salvato died Monday night of complications from leukemia. He was 56.

Salvato was a colleague and mentor to writers as a teacher at Northern Kentucky University and the University of Cincinnati, and as a working journalist. He was a reporter and copy editor for The Post and a stringer for the New York Times. At the University of Cincinnati, he taught journalism and was director of student media - overseeing the News Record student newspaper

Read the full story on The Cincinnati Post's web site.

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