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Lorraine Branham, Syracuse University dean and former Baltimore Sun reporter, dies

Lorraine Branham, Syracuse University dean and former Baltimore Sun reporter, dies

Lorraine Branham, dean of Syracuse University 's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and a former Baltimore Sun reporter, has died at 66.

Chancellor Kent Syverud said Branham died April 2 after a hard-fought battle with cancer. He called her "a pillar in the Syracuse University community" and "an icon in the media industry."

Branham, who was born in Philadelphia, received her bachelor's degree from Temple University and became a full-time journalism professor in 2002 after a 25-year career in newspapers as an editor, editorial writer and reporter in stints at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Tallahassee Democrat, Baltimore Sun and Philadelphia...

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