D. Byron Yake will give an autobiographical talk related to his career as a senior executive with the Associated Press (AP). A 1957 graduate of Scottdale High School, he got his start in journalism as editor of the Mt. Pleasant Journal. From here, he took over the AP Sports desk in Pittsburgh before moving to New York where he was a senior executive at the Associated Press. Yake is Executive Director of Write on Sports, Inc., a program designed to inspire students to write about sports. Yake founded the program for students in 2005 to provide a set of skills that can be applied to academic areas beyond sports writing.
West Overto...Read More