Wiley Wilson Hilburn, Jr. (February 20, 1938 – January 16, 2014), was a journalist in Ruston, Louisiana, whose communications career began in the middle 1950s when he was a student at Ruston High School and then Louisiana Tech University. In 1968, at the age of thirty, Hilburn returned to Louisiana Tech to chair the Journalism Department and serve as director of the college news bureau. Even while instructing budding journalists for some four decades, he continued to write a popular weekly column carried by Gannett in both the Shreveport Times and the Monroe News-Star. On September 1, 2009, Hilburn retired from the university position after forty-one years.

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  • Wiley Wilson Hilburn, Jr. (February 20, 1938 – January 16, 2014), was a journalist in Ruston, Louisiana, whose communications career began in the middle 1950s when he was a student at Ruston High School and then Louisiana Tech University. In 1968, at the age of thirty, Hilburn returned to Louisiana Tech to chair the Journalism Department and serve as director of the college news bureau. Even while instructing budding journalists for some four decades, he continued to write a popular weekly column carried by Gannett in both the Shreveport Times and the Monroe News-Star. On September 1, 2009, Hilburn retired from the university position after forty-one years. (en)
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  • Wiley Wilson Hilburn, Jr. (February 20, 1938 – January 16, 2014), was a journalist in Ruston, Louisiana, whose communications career began in the middle 1950s when he was a student at Ruston High School and then Louisiana Tech University. In 1968, at the age of thirty, Hilburn returned to Louisiana Tech to chair the Journalism Department and serve as director of the college news bureau. Even while instructing budding journalists for some four decades, he continued to write a popular weekly column carried by Gannett in both the Shreveport Times and the Monroe News-Star. On September 1, 2009, Hilburn retired from the university position after forty-one years. (en)
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