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Dennis Anderson

Managing Editor

Dennis Anderson joined the Lawrence (Kan.) Journal-World as managing editor in 2005. The Journal-World won three consecutive Associated Press Managing Editor Convergence Awards (2007- 2009). Anderson is a member of the Associated Press Managing Editors board of directors.

Prior to joining the Journal-World, Anderson worked for Gannett Co., including serving as managing editor of the Norwich Bulletin in Connecticut from 1999-2005 and as metro editor of the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin in New York from 1996-1999. He was recognized as one of Gannett’s top 10 supervisors in 2000, and in 2006 won the Kansas Press Association’s award for Best Column Writing.

[KS-E 0201] - Epiphany XC: Managing Editor: Dennis Anderson, The Lawrence Journal-World (1:56)

Dennis Anderson had to make one of those phone calls every reporter dreads -- to the mother of a boy who had just drowned. “She didn’t know me, but she had a story to tell,” says Anderson. She talked for a long time and Dennis took notes. Afterward, “ I knew that I helped her,” says Anderson. “We can do things like that – help people,” says Anderson