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Richard Alan Pratt

Richard Alan Pratt, American newspaper editor. Recipient Best Editorial Writing, Feature Story, Feature Photo award Iowa Newspaper Association, Des Moines, 1994. Member Knoxville Kiwanis Club (charter), Baraboo Rotary Club.


  • Pratt, Richard Alan was born on May 5, 1965 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. Son of Alan LeRoy and J. Jean (Begley) Pratt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Iowa, 1988.


    • Associate editor Daily Standard, Excelsior Springs, Missouri, 1988-1990. Staff writer, editor trainee Pilot-Tribune, Storm Lake, Iowa, 1990-1992. Editor Journal Express, Knoxville, 1992-1994.

      Associate editor The Messenger, Clemson, South Carolina, 1994. Editor News Republic, Baraboo, Wisconsin, since 1994. Editorial panelist Iowa Newspaper Associates, Iowa and Wisconsin, 1993, 94.

      Newspaper contest judge Wisconsin Newspaper Association, 1994.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Member Knoxville Kiwanis Club (charter), Baraboo Rotary Club.



    Reading, sports, bicycle riding, people watching.

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    Born May 5, 1965
    (age 52)
    • 1988
      University Iowa
    • 1988 - 1990
      Associate, editor Daily Standard
      Excelsior Springs, Missouri, United States
    • 1990 - 1992
      staff writer, Pilot-Tribune
      Storm Lake, Iowa, United States
    • 1990 - 1992
      editor trainee, Pilot-Tribune
      Storm Lake, Iowa, United States
    • 1992 - 1994
      editor Journal Express
      Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1994
      associate, editor The Messenger
      Clemson, South Carolina, United States
    • 1994
      editor News Republic
      Baraboo, Wisconsin, United States