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News Media Alliance Remembers Career Newspaper Leader and Free Press Advocate, Scott Schurz, Sr.

by Anne Belott

| May 31, 2021

Longtime newspaper leader and free press advocate, Scott Schurz, Sr., passed away last Monday at the age of 85. Schurz was a passionate and active member of the industry, serving on Boards and Committees of many industry associations and devoting significant amounts of his time and energy to helping the newspaper business as a whole.

He was on the Newspaper Association of America (NAA, now the News Media Alliance) Board of Directors for eight years and then served as Chair of the NAA Foundation (now the American Press Institute), and is a former Board member of both WAN and WAN-IFRA.

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