Charles Postell

Charles Postell

in Adel, Georgia, The United States
February 06, 1939

March 31, 2008



Born the son of a second generation tobacco farmer in Southwest Georgia's rural Sparks, Postell as a child was compelled to read and write, spending time penning journals and hours at the city library. Wanting desperately to escape the agricultural roots into which he felt out-of-place, Postell was determined to become a writer, attending the University of Georgia's prestigious School of Journalism.

His career began with small dailies, The Moultrie Observer and The Valdosta Times, where he was a sports writer.

Landing a coveted position as a staff writer at The Miami Herald, Postell gained an avid readership writing for his own column, "OFF BEAT." His unique style and voice began to fully develop during this time, although he left the mammoth

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“You show me your mind, I'll show you mine.”
Charles Postell