Jon Petrovich, former AP Vice President for Broadcast U.S. Operations, is shown in this undated photo. Petrovich, 63, a former CNN and Associated Press executive, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 in New ... more 
Jon Petrovich, former AP Vice President for Broadcast U.S. Operations, is shown in this undated photo. Petrovich, 63, a former CNN and Associated Press executive, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 in New York following a battle with cancer and diabetes. A native of Gary, Ind., Petrovich began his career in 1970 as a reporter at WHAS TV in Louisville, KY. While news director at WBAL-TV in Baltimore, the station won an Edward R. Murrow Award for best regional newscast. Prior to joining AP, Petrovich was a professor and chairman of the broadcast department at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., from 2005-2007 (AP Photo) less 
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Fri, Feb 11, 2011 2:20 PM EST