Gaylord Shaw

Inducted: 1999

GAYLORD SHAW (1942-2015), senior correspondent in Newsday’s Washington Bureau, had a distinguished journalism career stretching almost 50 years from the back shop of the EI Reno American to the front pages of America’s biggest newspapers. He began his career in 1955 as a 13-year-old sports writer. Shaw’s resume read like a Who’s Who in American Newspapers, with reporter and editor posts at newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times and Dallas Times Herald, and as a correspondent for Associated Press. Shaw won a Pulitzer Prize.