Journalist named to edit pair of
Civil War journals
Ed Hooper, longtime award-winning East Tennessee journalist,
has been named editor of "The Civil War Courier" and
the "Camp Chase Gazette," two widely circulated national
publications dealing with the 1861-65 conflict.
"The Civil War Courier" is geared to persons interested
in general civil war history and emphasizes efforts to preserve
historical sites. "Camp Chase Gazette" is tailored
to Civil War re-enactors. Both are published by Lakeway Publishing
Co. in Morristown.
Hooper, 40, is a former news anchor at WIVK-FM and WNOX-AM.
He recently researched and authored "Knoxville," a
photographic history for the "Images of America" series
published by Arcadia Publishing. Hooper holds more than 50 awards
for his work as a broadcast and print journalist, including
the U.S. Department of Defense's Medal for Distinguished Public