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Walt Pickut

Walt Pickut
Walt Pickut’s writing career began with publishing medical research in1971 while working at the Jersey City Medical Center and the NYU Hospital and School of Medicine. Walt holds board registries in respiratory care and sleep technology as well as bachelor's degrees in biology and communication, and a master's degrees in physiology from Fairleigh-Dickinson University in New Jersey, with additional graduate work in mass communication completed at SUNY Amherst. He currently teaches Presentational Speaking in the Houghton College PACE program at JCC and holds memberships in the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Society of Business Publication Editors. He lives in Jamestown with his wife Nancy, an MSW social worker, and has three children: Dr. Cait Lamberton in Pittsburgh, Bill Pickut, a marketing executive in Chicago, and Rev. Matt Pickut in Plymouth, IN.

Labor Day 2012 – A Day To Celebrate Our Workers

"Fireworks are an art form that uses the whole night sky for its canvas," said world famous Texan fireworks artist, Larry Crump. On Sunday, September...

Editorial: Aug. 27, 2012

Do Not Vote for Success Neither the government of the United States nor any honest politician can guarantee you success in business or in life....

Celtic Festival Returns

Twenty clans of the Seven Celtic Nations of old will gather themselves together again—for the seventh time in seven years—at the shamrock-green, Lakeside Park...

Editorial: Aug. 20, 2012

Eat, Drink and Be Glad The ancient preacher said, “So I commend the enjoyment of life, because there is nothing better for a person under...

Jamestown Business College – The Student Comes First

“Students come first,” explained David Conklin, President of Jamestown Business College. “It’s just that simple.” Conklin joined the faculty of JBC thirty years ago...

Exotic Haute Cuisine of the Far East: The Whole Sha-Bang in Mayville

“We are passionate about cooking and we love to eat everything we cook.” That simple statement might seem surprising for an athletic young man...

Editorial: Aug. 13, 2012

Facts vs Education “That’ll cost you $50.10 cents, Mister,” the mechanic said. “What’s the 10 cents for?” asked the man whose car was now running like...

The Door to the World Opens at Jamestown Community College

“Our students amaze me every day,” College president, Dr. Gregory DeCinque told a recent visitor to the Jamestown campus of Jamestown Community College, JCC. According...

Editorial: Aug. 6, 2012

The Creative Spark Creativity doesn’t care where it strikes a spark, as long as somebody is there to catch the flame. It doesn’t take well...

Editorial: July 30, 2012

Life on the Edge According to a January, 2012 report in USA Today, the average cost for an advertiser to buy a Super Bowl spot...

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