Linda Deutsch

Linda Deutsch is a trailblazer and role model for women journalists. As an Associated Press special correspondent, Deutsch covered some of the most high-profile cases in American legal history, including those of Sirhan Sirhan, Charles Manson, Patty Hearst, Daniel Ellsberg, O.J. Simpson, Michael Jackson and Phil Spector. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the University Of Missouri’s Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism and the International Women’s Media Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award. In 1992, the AP named her a special correspondent, a title bestowed on only 18 reporters in the news service’s history.