Former AP Broadcast VP Roy Steinfort Dies
March 22, 2010 at 4:00 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former ASSOCIATED PRESS VP ROY STEINFORT, who died SUNDAY of cancer in LEESBURG, VA at 88.
STEINFORT was a newsman for the AP when he left in 1953 to run a weekly paper in MISSISSIPPI. In 1961, he rejoined the AP handling radio membership, moving up to eventually become VP/Broadcast, overseeing the expansion of AP's radio news operations and establishment to a new WASHINGTON broadcast center. STEINFORT retired in 1986.