David Haldane

author and columnist, about American counterculture

David Haldane (born January 18, 1949) is an American writer, journalist, columnist,[1] and radio broadcaster.[2] He is known for books and essays,[3][4] about his life in the American counterculture of the 1960s.[5] He also wrote about being an expatriate living in the Philippines.[6][7] The broad theme of Haldane’s later work is finding a place to call home, both physically and spiritually. A former Los Angeles Times staff writer[8] with a writing career spanning five decades,[9] Haldane is currently a columnist for The Manila Times, the Philippines' oldest national newspaper.

David Haldane
Born (1949-01-18) January 18, 1949 (age 75)
NationalityAmerican
Alma materGoddard College
Occupation(s)Journalist, writer
Notable work‘Nazis & Nudists’ and other stops in author’s quest

Haldane was born in Long Beach, California. He holds a BA in Creative Writing from Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont.

Career change

Haldane started as an underground reporter for the countercultural Berkeley BARB in the 1970s.[10][11] After working at the San Gabriel Valley Tribune and Riverside Press Enterprise, he joined the Los Angeles Times in 1985. He worked there for years as a staff writer.[12] He wrote about many subjects and helped with two Pulitzer Prize-winning stories. These were stories about the LA riots in 1993 and the California wildfires in 2004.[13] Haldane is also a former reporter and weekend news anchor at Z107.7 FM radio in Joshua Tree, California.[14]

References change

  1. "David Haldane, Author at Mindanao Gold Star Daily". Mindanao Gold Star Daily. 2023-09-28. Retrieved 2023-09-30.
  2. "Z107.7 REPORTER WINS A GOLDEN MIKE, Z107.7 NEWS NAMED 1 OF THE 3 BEST". Z107.7 FM Joshua Tree. 2019-01-18. Retrieved 2023-09-30.
  3. "Celebrate books". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 2023-09-30.
  4. Garcia, Joseph Emmanuel (2023-03-14). "A Tooth in My Popsicle: What it is like for an American to move to an island in the Philippines". BusinessWorld Online. Retrieved 2023-09-30.
  5. Kevin Roderick. "Bernie's first time on TV: 'Looks like the village idiot'". LA Observed. Retrieved 2023-09-30.
  6. "A Tooth in My Popsicle: Author David Haldane Speaks Out on His Journey of Love, Frustrations, and Cultural Immersion in the Philippines". Free Guest Posting Sites for Link Building & Traffic. 2023-06-12. Retrieved 2023-09-30.
  7. "Former LA Times journalist launches book, shares his love and appreciation for Filipino culture". THEPHILBIZNEWS. 2023-03-19. Retrieved 2023-09-30.
  8. Lee, Adrian Suico; intern, U. S. C. (2023-05-07). "Becoming Filipino: Haldane releases book on life in the PH". SUNSTAR. Retrieved 2023-09-30.
  9. David Haldane – Audio Books, Best Sellers, Author Bio | Audible.com.
  10. David Haldane – Audio Books, Best Sellers, Author Bio | Audible.com.
  11. "'Nazis & Nudists' and other stops in author's quest". Press Telegram. 2016-02-02. Retrieved 2023-09-30.
  12. July 16, Kevin Roderick |. "L.A. Times layoff scenes". LA Observed. Retrieved 2023-09-30.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  13. David Haldane – Audio Books, Best Sellers, Author Bio | Audible.com.
  14. "FORMER Z107.7 REPORTER PUBLISHES SECOND BOOK". Z107.7 FM Joshua Tree. 2021-03-01. Retrieved 2023-09-30.