William H. Hornby

Thursday, January 26, 2006

Former editor of The Denver Post, ASNE president (1979-80) and chairman of ASNE’s FOI Committee (1973-75), William Hornby worked with Ed Murray to put pressure on Congress during the 1974 fight for added FOIA legislation, leading the successful effort to override President Gerald Ford’s veto.

Hornby helped spur editorials and news stories in over 50 newspapers throughout the country, many of which were posted in congressional committee rooms.

Charter member of the Hall of Fame.