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Celebrity Deaths in Journalism

  • Lyra McKee, 29 (2019)

    Lyra McKee

    Lyra McKee was an editor for the news site Mediagazer, and her work appeared in Buzzfeed and The Atlantic. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Alexa Valiente, 27 (2019)

    Alexa Valiente

    Alexa Valiente, a six-year veteran of ABC News who worked as a producer on the several shows, including "Nightline" and "20/20," died Friday, April 5, 2019 after facing health issues for several months, according to ABC News. She was 27. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • David Horowitz, 81 (1937 - 2019)

    David Horowitz

    David Horowitz was a consumer reporter who educated the public with his Emmy-winning syndicated "Fight Back!" TV show. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Dave Anderson, 89 (1929 - 2018)

    Dave  Anderson

    Dave Anderson was a sports columnist and reporter for the New York Times for more than 40 years. He was one of three sportswriters to win a Pulitzer Prize for commentary, receiving the prize in 1981. He also received the Associated Press Sports Editors' Red Smith Award for major contributions to sports journalism in 1994. He died at 89. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Ed Schultz, 64 (1954 - 2018)

    Ed Schultz

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Broadcasting personality Ed Schultz, whose career took him from quarterbacking at a Minnesota college to national radio and television, has died. He was 64. For full obituary from Legacy.com, click here.

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