Crocker Snow, Jr

Crocker Snow, Jr.

Crocker Snow, Jr. is the current director Edward R. Murrow Center for Public Diplomacy at Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He is a veteran American journalist.

Early life

Snow graduated cum laude from Harvard in 1961 with a BA in general studies. He continued his education at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy with an MA in international affairs.


Snow has worked at Newsweek, WGBH public radio as a correspondent in Germany and the Boston Globe as chief foreign correspondent, national and foreign editor and assistant to the publisher. In the three years between 1962 and 1965 Snow served in the U.S. Navy as an officer asea and ashore in Sasebo, Japan. He received an honorable discharge from the Navy in 1965 when he was a Lieutenant (junior grade) (LT(jg))

Snow's tenure at Newsweek was short but in 1965 he was their New England correspondent. That same year he took the post at WGBH where he reported from West Germany. He stayed with WGBH until 1967. It was following his stint at WGBH that Snow took on with the Boston Globe, there he worked as a political reporter when he started. At the Globe, where he would stay until 1978 he rose through the ranks quickly holding multiple positions. In 1970-71 he was the assistant managing editor, from '72 to '74 the chief foreign correspondent in Japan, Vietnam, and East Asia. From 1976 until 1978 he held two positions at the Globe, assistant to the publisher national and foreign editor,

From 1978 to 2001 Snow was president of The WorldPaper, a publication he founded. The WorldPaper appeared in 27 countries and seven-language editions, including Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Korean and Arabic. During his career Snow was twice nominated for Pulitzer Prizes for his reporting on East Asia.

He founded several organizations as well including The Money Matters Institute (1996) and the Global Horizons Fund (2003).


Married Katherine Tyler Jones (Cissie) in Ipswich, Massachusetts, on 16 June 2007.


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