Deborah Howell, a highly respected journalist who lead the St. Paul Pioneer Press to two Pulitzer prizes and went on to serve as the ombudsman for the Washington Post, died Saturday when she was hit by a car while vacationing in New Zealand. Howell was remembered by her son-in-law St. Paul, Minnesota, Mayor Chris Coleman, who called Howell a pioneering journalist who was fascinated by people and places all over the world. Howell was also remembered fondly by Washington Post writer Michael...Read Full Story
Deborah Howell (January 15, 1941 – January 2, 2010) was a journalist who served for three years as the ombudsman for the 'Washington Post' from 2005 to 2008. Deborah Howell died after being struck by a car while vacationing in New Zealand.