In Memoriam, Stuart G. Newman

April 22, 1922 – March 24, 2019

Stuart Gordon Newman passed a little less than a month before his 97th birthday following a brief illness. Stuart started his public relations agency in Miami in 1946, upon his return from service in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He remained active in the agency’s business and financial operations through February, and he completed a transatlantic Cunard Line cruise in January — though his bucket list was far from empty.

On this page we have collected articles marking his passing that surveyed his long and storied career in public relations and contributions to higher education.

Travel industry mourns PR legend Stuart Newman
Seatrade Cruise Review
March 26, 2019

IN MEMORIAM: Stuart Newman
University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications
March 26, 2019

UF College of Journalism Hall of Fame inductee dies at 96
The Independent Florida Alligator
March 31, 2019

Stuart Newman and the Public Relations Era of the Cruise Industry
The cruise industry’s debt to public relations pros
Travel Weekly
April 2, 2019

A Tribute to Stuart Newman
Public Relations Society of America, Miami Chapter
March 26, 2019

In remembrance of Stuart Newman – Download [PDF]
Society of American Travel Writers E-News
April 9, 2019

“Seven Decades of Spin – Download [PDF]
“Seven Decades of Spin” is a compilation of Stuart’s blog posts collected on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the founding of Stuart Newman Associates. As a preface, an article from the Miami Herald that appeared at the time also is included.

 

Remember Stuart Newman

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Stuart’s scholarship fund for public relations students at the University of Florida (UF Foundation, P.O. Box 14425, Gainesville, FL 32604) or to the Florida Keys Soldier Ride (Military Affairs Committee, P.O. Box 2519, Key West FL 33045). Please note “Stuart Newman Memorial” in the memo area.

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