Bruno Kroker, 93, who fled Nazi Germany as a young man and went on to a career as a journalist and information officer for religious groups, has died.

Mr. Kroker died June 11 at the Meadowlands Hospital Center in Secaucus, N.J. His death was announced by the National Council of Churches USA, one of several religious organizations for whom he worked.

Born in Berlin, Mr. Kroker fled to China in 1935, spending 14 years there as a war correspondent. He covered the communist takeover of the mainland.

He moved to the United States in 1950 and later became an American citizen. He worked for CROP, the food appeal related to Church World Service, and as an information officer for the National Council of Churches. - AP