WASHINGTON—Washington National Cathedral announced today that it will hold the funeral service for Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. EDT. The former editor of the Washington Post was an iconic figure in journalism over the last half century.

The service will be open to the public.

Further details will be shared as they are finalized. News media wishing to cover the memorial service should contact Meredith MacKenzie at West End Strategy Team at [email protected]. Space is limited.

Outlets interested in covering this service MUST be credentialed by the Cathedral in advance.

SOURCE: Washington National Cathedral