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Smith, Liz, 1923-

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Gossip columnist Liz Smith was born in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1923 and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin’s School of Journalism in 1949. After moving to New York City, she worked as a producer for Mike Wallace on CBS Radio and as a news producer for NBC-TV. In the 1960s, she was entertainment editor for Cosmopolitan magazine and for Sports Illustrated . Smith began writing her self-titled gossip column for the New York Daily News in 1976, and three years later she started an eleven-year stint on Live at Five, a celebrity news show on WNBC in NYC. In 1991, Smith moved her column to Newsday, leaving four years later for the New York Post . Her column was discontinued in 2009, but Smith continues to write online for wowOwow.com: Women on the Web, a website focusing on women’s issues which she co-founded with The Women on the Net, Inc., in 2008.

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Smith, Liz. Liz Smith | wowOwow. The Women on the Net, Inc. http://www.wowowow.com/users/liz (accessed June 28, 2010).

Smith, Liz. Natural Blonde: A Memoir . New York: Hyperion, 2000.

From the guide to the Smith, Liz, Papers 2009-030; 2009-035; 2009-046; 2009-058; 2009-310; 2010-066; 2010-082; 2010-088; 2010-108; 2010-120; 2010-135; 2010-138; 2010-142., 1982-2009, (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin)

Gossip columnist Liz Smith was born in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1923 and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin's School of Journalism in 1949.

After moving to New York City, she worked as a producer for Mike Wallace on CBS Radio and as a news producer for NBC-TV. In the 1960s, she was entertainment editor for Cosmopolitan magazine and for Sports Illustrated. Smith began writing her self-titled gossip column for the New York Daily News in 1976, and three years later she started an eleven-year stint on Live at Five, a celebrity news show on WNBC in NYC. In 1991, Smith moved her column to Newsday, leaving four years later for the New York Post. Her column was discontinued in 2009, but Smith continues to write online for wowOwow.com: Women on the Web, a website focusing on women's issues which she co-founded with The Women on the Net, Inc., in 2008.

Sources:

Smith, Liz. Liz Smith I wowOwow. The Women on the Net, Inc. http://www.wowowow.com/users/liz (accessed June 28, 2010).

Smith, Liz. Natural Blonde: A Memoir. New York: Hyperion, 2000.

From the description of Smith, Liz, Papers, 1982-2009 (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 776199655

Archival Resources RoleTitleHolding RepositoryreferencedIn Cahan, Grace Mirabella. Grace Mirabella Cahan Papers, 1948-2010 University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries referencedIn Grace Mirabella Cahan Papers 2003-163., 1948-2010 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin . referencedIn Biography -- Smith, Liz. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library creatorOf Smith, Liz, Papers 2009-030; 2009-035; 2009-046; 2009-058; 2009-310; 2010-066; 2010-082; 2010-088; 2010-108; 2010-120; 2010-135; 2010-138; 2010-142., 1982-2009 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin . creatorOf Smith, Liz, 1923-. Smith, Liz, Papers, 1982-2009 University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries Bibliographic Resources RoleTitleHolding Repository Connection Graph Radial Graph Direct Relationships RelationNameassociatedWith Cahan, Grace Mirabella person associatedWith Cahan, Grace Mirabella person associatedWith Daily news (New York, N.Y. : 1920) corporateBody associatedWith Newsday (Hempstead, N.Y.) corporateBody associatedWith New York post. corporateBody Place NameAdmin CodeCountry United States SubjectGossip columnists Gossip columnists--United States Occupation Function

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Birth 1923-02-02

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Smith, Liz Smith, Liz (journalist) Smith, Mary Elizabeth, 1923- Smith, Mary Elizabeth.


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