Ann Marjorie Corrick (1921-2000) was an American reporter, producer, writer, a longtime communications executive for Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, also known as Group W, and a media and public relations consultant. As a broadcast journalist, Corrick specialized in United States politics. She was known for her special coverage of the United States Congress and national political events of the 1950s and 1960s, including traveling with Presidential candidates Kennedy and Nixon during the 1960 U.S. Presidential campaign. Corrick also worked for the United States Information Agency (USIA) in Canada and Vietnam, and returned to the U.S. as a media and public relations consultant in 1970.
Corrick was a member of the Radio and Television Correspondents’ Association (RTCA) for journalists covering the United States Congress, where she was the first woman to be elected to the Board of the organization. She was also a member of American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT).
This collection covers the period 1944 to 1993 and consists of correspondence, photographs, newspaper articles, pamphlets, invitations, awards, certificates, and memorabilia related to Corrick's life and career. It also includes a Vietnam Civilian Service Medal.
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2.06 Linear Feet (1 letter size box (.5 linear ft), 1 flat records box (1.56 linear ft))
65 Photographs (65 photographs) : black and white photographs
The Ann Corrick papers cover the period 1944 to 1993 and consist of correspondence, photographs, newspaper articles, pamphlets, invitations, awards, certificates, and memorabilia related to Corrick's life and career. It also includes a Vietnam Civilian Service Medal.
This collection was donated to the University of Maryland Libraries by Ann Marcus, the niece of Ann Corrick, on February 2, 2022.
These materials were received by the University of Maryland Libraries in 2022. Upon arrival, the materials were re-housed into archival quality boxes and placed in acid-free folders. Folders were left in the original order in which they were received. Loose materials were placed in folders and kept in their original order.