NWA editorial: Springdale's newsman

Morriss set strong example for local journalists

Posted: April 17, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Jim Morriss despised the spotlight. Well, let's rephrase: He despised it if it ever came anywhere near him. His life's work was to direct that spotlight and then tell the world what he observed going on inside it, no matter what it was.

What’s the point?

Jim Morriss led a newsroom with strength of character and a drive for accuracy. He will long be remembered for the relationships and careers of others he nurtured.

This story is only available from our archives.