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Longtime USC journalism Professor & LA Times Reporter, Bryce Nelson, passed away at 84

Bryce Nelson was a former Los Angeles Times writer and a longstanding professor at USC’s journalism school, where he served as a director in the 1980s.

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Longtime USC journalism Professor Bryce Nelson dies at 84

Bryce Nelson, a former Los Angeles Times reporter and a longtime lecturer at USC’s journalism school, where he served as a director in the 1980s, died Saturday of symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, his family said.

He was 84. After he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s, which reduced his mobility, he came by Muller’s office at USC and asked her when she planned to retire.

Bryce Nelson Age, Family, Early Life

Bryce Nelson was born on December 16, 1937. (84 years old) in Reno, Nev. He holds an American nationality and he belongs to white ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

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Bryce Nelson’s parents are Herman and Jennie Nelson. He has two brothers.

Bryce Nelson Wife, What about his Children?

Nelson was married to Martha Streiff Nelson, a children’s therapist, for 41 years before her death in 2002. His daughter, Kristin Nelson Winton, died in 2015.

Bryce Nelson’s second wife, Mary Shipp Bartlett, is of Pasadena. “He did everything with grace, even his exit from the world.”

Bryce Nelson Career, What was his profession?

After spells at the Washington Post, where he reported on Congress and foreign affairs, and Science magazine, Nelson joined the Los Angeles Times in 1969. Over the next 13 years, he served as a Washington correspondent and as Midwest bureau chief, covering the nuclear disaster at Three Mile Island, the Attica prison riot, and the revolt at Wounded Knee, among other stories. He then joined the scientific team of the New York Times, reporting on human behavior.

 A long academic career followed. He was director of USC’s School of Journalism from 1984 to 1988, served as chair of the school’s graduate studies from 1993 to 1997, and remained a professor there until his retirement in 2014. “Bryce had a really strong moral center,” said Joe Saltzman, a USC journalism professor, and former colleague.

“He wasn’t moved by trends and wasn’t persuaded by what’s trendy today.” He described Nelson as an advocate of “old-fashioned ideals of accuracy, fairness, and transparency.” Nelson was known to students for giving generously of his time. Nelson worked as senior advisor for press information for the Christopher Commission, which investigated the Los Angeles Police Department after the beating of Rodney King.

How much is Bryce Nelson Net Worth?

Bryce Nelson has never spoken about his net worth to the general public or revealed anything on the web yet.

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Which school and college did he go to?

Bryce Nelson graduated from Harvard, where he was president of the student newspaper, the Harvard Crimson, and then obtained a master of philosophy degree in politics from Oxford as a Rhodes scholar. For years, he encouraged USC students to apply to the scholarship program.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

Unfortunately, Bryce Nelson does not seem to be available on social media.

Physical Appearance of Bryce Nelson’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorWhite
Eye colorHazel
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Bryce Nelson’s should be knows

Zodiac signSagittarius
Relationship StatusMarried