News entrepreneur who founded USA Today and The Freedom Forum.
He worked as his school's newspaper editor at the University of South Dakota.
He worked for the Miami Herald, Detroit Free Press, and Florida Today before founding USA Today.
He adopted eight children with his third wife Rachel Fornes and had two children from his first marriage with Loretta Helgeland.
He founded the Al Neuharth Excellence in Media Award, which was given to Helen Thomas in 1991.