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17 Great Leads By A Trailblazing Writer At The New York Times

The sky’s the limit when you can make a dull topic sing

Charlotte Curtis as a young reporter / Credit: Columbus (Ohio) Bicentennial

As a young reporter for The Columbus Citizen, Charlotte Curtis found herself assigned to the “society” beat, a traditional dead end that involved covering events such as weddings, engagements, and charity balls.

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Janice Harayda

Janice Harayda

Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book columnist for Glamour and book editor of The Plain Dealer.