Don Noel

Retired Editor | Columnist | Author

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A Timeline of Professional Milestones

1931

Mr. Noel is born in Elizabeth, New Jersey to Don and Catherine Noel.

1953

Mr. Noel marries Elizabeth Brad Noel.

1954

Mr. Noel receives a Bachelor of Arts in American studies from Cornell University.

1958

Mr. Noel becomes a reporter for The Hartford Times in Connecticut.

1964

Mr. Noel is a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Non-Deadline Reporting.

1964

Mr. Noel receives the Sevellon Brown Memorial Award from the New England Associated Press.

1966

Mr. Noel becomes a Fellow of the Alicia Patterson Foundation.

1968

Mr. Noel is promoted to assistant managing editor of The Hartford Times.

1969

Mr. Noel is appointed editor in chief of The Hartford Times.

1972

Mr. Noel receives the National Journalism Award from the American Medical Association.

1975

Mr. Noel becomes a senior correspondent at WFSB-TV and hosts Face the State at Post-Newsweek Stations (now Graham Media Group).

1984

Mr. Noel becomes a political columnist for the op-ed page of the Hartford Courant.

1988

Mr. Noel is appointed board secretary of the Blue Hills Civic Association in Hartford, Connecticut.

1997

Mr. Noel retires from the Hartford Courant.

2005

Mr. Noel chairs the board of directors of the ACLU of Connecticut.

2006

Mr. Noel authors “Near a Far Sea: A Jamaican Odyssey,” published by AuthorHouse.

2013

Mr. Noel receives a Master of Arts in creative writing from Fairfield University.

2014

Mr. Noel publishes more than 50 short stories in various literary magazines and anthologies.

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