VOA's Jack Payton Dies
October 8, 2013 at 4:20 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of VOICE OF AMERICA voanews.com Executive Editor JACK PAYTON, who died FRIDAY (10/4) of an apparent heart attack at a movie theater, reports the VOA.
He was 69 and had been with the VOA in several positions since 1999.
PAYTON reported for UPI and the ST. PETERSBURG (now TAMPA BAY) TIMES, where he rose to the position of Diplomatic Editor before joining the VOA as an assignment editor.