Richard Severo

Most recent title: Reporter, Foreign Correspondent, Feature Writer

Company: The New York Times Company

Location: New York, NY United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Recipient, Special Writing Award, Society of the Silurians (1992)
  • Recipient, Gift of Life Award, New York Blood Center (1991)
  • Recipient, Media Award, Agent Orange Victims International (1982)
  • Recipient, Leone di San Marco Award, Italian Heritage and Culture Committee (1982)
  • Recipient, Page One Award, The NewsGuild of New York (1970, 1977, 1982)
  • Recipient, Penney-Mo. Newspaper Award, School of Journalism, University of Missouri (1978)
  • Recipient, Feature Award, The New York Press Club, Inc. (1977)
  • Recipient, Media Award, American Cancer Society, Inc. (1977)
  • Recipient, Honorable Mention, Heywood Broun Memorial Award, The NewsGuild – CWA (1977)
  • Recipient, Award, Hudson River Fisherman’s Association (1976)
  • Recipient, Mike Berger Award, Columbia University (1976)
  • Recipient, James Wright Brown Award, Deadline Club, Sigma Delta Chi, New York City (1976)
  • Recipient, George Polk Memorial Award, School of Journalism, Long Island University (1975)
  • Recipient, Honorable Mention Mike Berger Award, Columbia University (1970)
  • Recipient, Journalistic Award, H.A.V.E.N. (1969)
  • Recipient, Schaeffer Gold Typewriter Award, New York Newspaper Reporters Association (1969)
  • Recipient, Front Page Award, Washington-Baltimore NewsGuild (1967)
  • Honoree, CBS News Fellow (1964-1965)
  • Honoree, Poynter Fellow-in-residence, Vassar College (1974-1975)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America (1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1993-2014, 2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the East (2001-2014)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World (2005-2012)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Entertainment (1997)


  • Bachelor of Arts, Colgate University

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