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WestportNow Editor to Address Y’s Men Dec. 2

WestportNow Editor and Publisher Gordon Joseloff will address the Westport/Weston Y’s Men group Thursday, Dec. 2.joseloffcronkite260.jpg
Flashback: Gordon Joseloff with Walter Cronkite in Moscow in 1981. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) CBS News photo

Joseloff will speak about the Westport news and information Web site he founded in 2003 as well as his experiences as a CBS News and United Press International correspondent in London, Moscow, Tokyo and other world capitals.

The meeting begins at 10 a.m. at the Saugatuck Congregational Church, 245 Post Road East.

Joseloff, who has been moderator of Westport’s Representative Town Meeting (RTM) since 1995, began his journalism career as a teenage reporter in Westport where, among other stories, he covered the RTM.

He won an Emmy award for his coverage of the 1984 assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in India and was the first U.S. network correspondent in Poland when Lech Walesa founded the Solidarity movement in 1980.

In 1991, as a CBS News senior producer in New York, he helped coordinate the network’s coverage of the Gulf War.

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