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Crocker Snow, Jr

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Name  Crocker Jr.
Role  Journalist
Education  Harvard University

Crocker Snow, Jr.

Crocker Snow, Jr. (born 1943) is a former director Edward R. Murrow Center for Public Diplomacy at Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He is a veteran American journalist.


Early life

Snow graduated cum laude from Harvard in 1961 with a BA in general studies. He continued his education at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy with an MA in international affairs.


Snow has worked at Newsweek, WGBH public radio as a correspondent in Germany and the Boston Globe as chief foreign correspondent, national and foreign editor and assistant to the publisher. In the three years between 1962 and 1965, Snow served in the U.S. Navy as an officer at sea and ashore in Sasebo, Japan. He received an honorable discharge from the Navy in 1965 when he was a Lieutenant (junior grade).

Snow's tenure at Newsweek was short. In 1965, he was their New England correspondent. That same year he took the post at WGBH where he reported from West Germany. He stayed with WGBH until 1967. It was following his stint at WGBH that Snow took on with the Boston Globe, there he worked as a political reporter when he started. At the Globe, where he would stay until 1978 he rose through the ranks quickly holding multiple positions. In 1970-71 he was the assistant managing editor, from '72 to '74 the chief foreign correspondent in Japan, Vietnam, and East Asia. From 1976 until 1978 he held two positions at the Globe, assistant to the publisher national and foreign editor,

From 1978 to 2001 Snow was president of The WorldPaper, a publication he founded. The WorldPaper appeared in 27 countries and seven-language editions, including Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Korean and Arabic.

He founded several organizations as well including The Money Matters Institute (1996) and the Global Horizons Fund (2003).


  • 1968: First Edward R. Murrow Fellow at Fletcher School
  • 1968: UPI Tom Phillips Award, executive producer for 8-part radio documentary On Crime.
  • 1974: Major Armstrong Award runner-up for radio documentary Men Against Hitler.
  • References

    Crocker Snow, Jr. Wikipedia

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