Myron Belkind

Adjunct Professor

Employer: The George Washington University

Title: Professorial Instructor

Social Media Handles:  N/A

Myron Belkind is a journalist and senior news, business and administrative management executive with 40 years' multicultural experiences internationally in a wide range of disciplines including serving as editor-in-charge of major news bureaus, ensuring well-written copy, recruiting and supervising staff, coordinating news coverage in regions worldwide, and initiating visionary changes in editorial product through the development of new beats to broaden the scope of traditional news agency coverage.

Belkind worked with The Associated Press from 1962 to 2004 as Editor of the New York National Desk (1962); Pulitzer Traveling Fellow (1963) in Southeast Asia; Editor of the New York International Desk (1964-1966); New Delhi correspondent (1966-1967); Kuala Lumpur correspondent (1967-1968); New Delhi Bureau Chief (1968-1977); London Assistant Bureau Chief (1977-1980); London Bureau Chief and Managing Director of AP Limited (1980-2001); Tokyo Bureau Chief (2001-2004).

He was the 2014 President of the National Press Club. He also is active in the World Affairs Council of D.C. as a member of the Global Communications Committee.

Belkind is a professorial instructor for both the School of Media and Public Affairs, where he has taught the Introduction to News Writing and Reporting since 2005 following his retirement from The Associated Press, and the Graduate School of Political Management, where he has taught Advanced Writing for Communications Professionals since 2011 for the online distance learning program. 


M.S., Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism
B.A., Ohio State University

Classes Taught

Advanced Writing

Communication Elements