December 13, 1998
About The Editor
CLOVIS -- Howard
E. Hobbs, PhD, Ford Fellow, Emeritus at University of California,
was born in Kansas City Missouri in 1935. Dr. Hobbs founded the
Bulldog Newspaper at Fresno State College in 1958.
He received his B.A. in Political Science
from Fresno State College in 1959 and his M.A. Thesis in Psychology
He taught Business Ethics courses at National
University in the 1990's and at Fresno State's Business Center.
He lectured widely on journalism and business management issues
at Wharton School of Business in cooperation with The
Employee Benefit Institute of Fresno.
He completed doctoral studies
in psychology at the Graduate School,University of Southern California
in 1981. The title of his 300 page dissertation - "The Moral
Domain" attracted widespread interest among university and
He has lectured widely at colleges and
universities in the United states and Japan.
The first of his books on usage of language
was published in Japan in 1956. He writes of his US Marine NCO experience
in the Far East, "I always lived hugely, performed my duty
in the Marines with honor, worked hard and took pride in my family
and always thought of myself as a typical news journalist."
After release from active duty at
the close of the Korean conflict he gradually resumed his
writing career in civilian life in Fresno. His 1992 textbook The
Limits & Possibilities of Vocational Rehabilitation was
obtained by the Henry Madden Library at Fresno State and
is currently in circulation damand.
His open writing style and convincing manner
drew him success in journalism and personal commitment to meeting
daily editorial deadlines in Fresno at the Bulldog News and the
Daily Republican, which boasted an enormous national readership
The Clovis Free Press news sheet
was founded in 1962. The weekly eventually was shuttered.
Hobbs, with the technical engineering of his son Thomas, stepped
in to reopen the Clovis Free Press in free
digital format. It is a quick loading digitally accessible news
wire service delivered through the medium of an Internet BroadBand
Server. The rest is history. The Clovis Free Press now boasts
daily 82,992 readership circulation and growing.
Business offices are situated in the mid-rise
located in the Old Town Parking Facility east of Tarpey Station
at 754 Third St., Suite 102-A.
Position: Editor, Journalist
Location: Clovis, California Date posted: 12/14/2002
Direct the daily news
service in digital-print online journalism with a combined daily
readership of 1,923,596 daily readership login. Committed to fostering
staff's' professional skills and to journalism's contribution
a larger universe of news publications including, the Daily Republican,
The Fresno, Republican, The Bulldog News at Fresno State, The
Law Review, and the California Star Newspaper.
Teaching responsibilities include courses
in news writing and specialized reporting. The position lends itself
in the melding of research and practice, the ability to consult
with management in additional areas such as media law, political
communication or quantitative methods is preferred.
The editor also pursues an active research
and professional agenda. Administrative duties include overseeing
and maintaining the quality of our national award-winning Bulldog
News campus newspaper.
Required qualifications for the editor
include significant professional experience and a Ph.D. in journalism
or a relevant field.
This newspaper is dedicated to the integration
of different forms of knowledge and to stimulating the creative
and humane use of that knowledge.
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