Miles H. Wolff '19
Mr. Wolff was an executive editor of the Greensboro (N.C.) Daily News.
He was a native of Dallas, N.C., and went to high school in Concord, N.C. He attended Mt. Pleasant Collegiate Institute and received his B.A. degree from Roanoke College in 1919. He earned a master's degree from the University of North Carolina in 1922.
Mr. Wolff began his journalistic career as reporter for the Concord Tribune in 1926. He was affiliated with the Charlotte Observer and Associated Press in Charlotte, Columbia, S.C., and Baltimore, Md. From 1942 to 1949 he was managing editor of the Baltimore Sun. He was named executive editor of the Greensboro Daily News in 1949 and retired in 1965. He was a consultant for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and executive director of the Greensboro Community Arts Council.
Mr. Wolff served as president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors. He was a member of the Pulitzer Prize Jury for nine years.
His civic activities included presidency of the Greensboro Symphony from 1959 to 1967, and he received the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Citizen Award.
Miles H. Wolff received the Roanoke College Medal in 1967.