Fullerton College: A Pictorial History

The Torch would also announce FJC graduates who had obtained jobs immediately after graduation. In 1950, Don Smith, editor of the Weekly Torch, became editor of the Fullerton News Tribune upon graduation. Smith would go on to work as a reporter and editor for the Los Angeles Times for three decades. In 1973, Smith and his wife Vi, also a reporter, were honored by the Orange County Press Club with the Sky Dunlop Award, presented to journalists who have “best exemplified professionalism and service.”
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