James Houtrides (2013) is retired from a distinguished career in print and broadcast journalism. Starting out as a reporter for a daily newspaper in Louisiana, he moved into an editor’s position at McGraw-Hill. For the last 30+ years of his career, he worked as a writer and producer at CBS News (Charles Kuralt and later Charles Osgood). In his spare time, he has returned to an old love, writing poetry. Jim lives in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn.