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Andrew H. Malcolm

Andrew H. Malcolm (BSJ66, MSJ67) is a veteran national and foreign correspondent, editor, editorial writer and blogger, who’s spent nearly four decades on three major U.S. newspapers and another eight years in government and politics.

He grew up in the Midwest and earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Northwestern University before joining the New York Times. In his 26 years with that newspaper, Malcolm reported from New York, the United Nations, Chicago, San Francisco, Vietnam, Thailand, Japan, Korea and Canada.

joining the LA Times, he served from 1999-2001 as Deputy Communications Manager for the George W. Bush Presidential campaign, as a spokesman and press secretary for Laura Bush.

From 1993-99, Malcolm worked as the executive assistant to the governor of Montana and director of communications to the office of the governor of Montana. There, he oversaw and directed communications for the governor and executive branch agencies, including writing the governor's speeches and public statements, directing the mail operations of the governor's office, doing general policy research, guidance and troubleshooting, and speaking and presenting seminars on communications skills to state government employees.

Malcolm also is the author of 10 books, including "The Canadians," "Final Harvest: An American Tragedy," and "Huddle: Fathers, Sons and Football." He has been a guest lecturer at Notre Dame, Marist College, the University of Montana and Carroll College, and an adjunct professor of communications at Montana State University.

Malcolm won a distinguished writing award from the American Society of Newspaper Editors for his work in 2002.

Malcolm earned The New York Times Publisher's Award 18 times.

He received a bachelor's and master's degrees from Medill in 1966 and 1967.