Collection CHC5022 - Jay Mallin Papers

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CHC5022

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Jay Mallin Papers

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  • circa 1950s-1990s (Creation)

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19 Boxes

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Biographical history

Jay Mallin (b. 1927) is a journalist who has covered Cuban events and politics since the 1950s, as well as Nicaragua, Angola, and Grenada, where Fidel Castro was also involved in conflicts.

Mallin was born in New York City to American parents but was raised in Havana, Cuba. He received an A.B. in journalism from Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida in 1949. After graduation he began working at the English-language Havana Herald, and in 1956, he began working full-time at Timewhere he covered events during the Castro-led Cuban Revolution. During Mallin's career as a journalist, he contributed to many publications, such as New York Post, Chicago Tribune, Miami News, Wall Street Journal, and others. Mallin also contributed his knowledge as journalist and political correspondent as a research scientist at the University of Miami's Center for Advanced Studies, where he edited several books. During the 1980s, Mallin was the News Director at Radio Martí in Washington, D.C.

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The Jay Mallin Papers contain materials relating to journalist Jay Mallin's work on covering Cuban politics and news. Materials include papers related to Radio Martí and T.V. Martí; and files, clippings, and reports related to his reporting on Cuba.

The collection is divided into three series. Series 1, Topical Files, contains clippings related to Cuba from the late 1950s-1960s and files, materials and reports related to Mallin's work as a journalist in Cuba. Series 2, Radio Martí, contains documents, clippings and correspondence related to Radio Martí in Washington, D.C. from 1985-1990. Series 3, T.V. Martí, contains memos, news releases, bulletins, correspondence, telegrams and transcripts related to T.V. Martí in Miami, Florida from 1986-1990.

A PDF Container List is available for this collection at the end of this finding aid.

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This collection is divided into three series: Series 1, Topical Files; Series 2, Radio Martí; Series 3, T.V. Martí.

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There are no access restrictions.

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Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please, contact chc@miami.edu for more information.

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Gifts of Jay Mallin, 2000.

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