Chester Douglas Campbell

Chester Campbell

Title: Writer

Location: Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Chester Douglas Campbell, Writer, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in business leadership and writing.

Persistent and passionate, Mr. Campbell has dedicated more than 70 years to writing. He has held a variety of positions throughout his career, from reporter for the Knoxville Journal to newspaper reporter for The Nashville Banner to public relations executive for Metcalfe Public Relations. Other notable roles include editor of Nashville Magazine, advertising copywriter for Noble-Dury and Associates, and executive vice president of the Tennessee Association of Life Underwriters. Further, in his community, Mr. Campbell was a member of the Tennessee Writers Alliance, the president of the Tennessee Society of Association Executives, the regional director of the Military Writers Society of America, and the secretary of the Southeast Chapter of Mystery Writers of America.

Mr. Campbell now focuses his attention on books. His most recent publication, “Everything but the Kitchen Sink,” was released in 2017 and details his life experiences. He previously authored “Hellbound,” “Overture to Disaster,” “Beware the Jabberwock,” “The Poksu Conspiracy,” “The Good, The Bad, and The Murderous,” “A Sporting Murder,” and “The Surest Poison.”

Although Mr. Campbell loves his career, he didn’t always intend to pursue writing. He graduated from East Nashville High School in 1943 and immediately enlisted in the Army Aviation Cadet Program. One of his fellow officers mentioned an interest in journalism, and the idea resonated with him. When the war ended and Mr. Campbell left the service, he decided to pursue journalism at the University of Tennessee. He proceeded to earn a Bachelor of Science from the school in 1949. Mr. Campbell then enhanced his academic standing by becoming a certified association executive through ASAE in 1975.

In recognition of his efforts, Mr. Campbell was honored with a Silver Falchion Award in 2009 and a Bloody Dagger Award in 2003. His achievements were highlighted in numerous editions of Who’s Who in America and one of Who’s Who in the World.

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Lifetime Achievement

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