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Thomas Nicholas Lorsung

Thomas Nicholas Lorsung, American news service editor. Recipient By-Line award Marquette University, 1997. Member Catholic Press Association (board directors 1991-2003, secretary 1998-2000, vice president 2000-2002, St. Francis de Sales award 1995), International Catholic Union of the Press, Federal Catholic News Agencies (vice president 1992), board member, Our Sunday Visitor, since 2002.

Background

  • Lorsung, Thomas Nicholas was born on June 9, 1938 in Milwaukee. Son of Nicholas A. and Margaret (Senger) Lorsung.

  • Education

    • BJ, Marquette University, 1960.

    Career

    • Reporter Journal/Times, Racine, Wisconsin, 1961-1963. Reporter, photographer, news editor Catholic Review, Baltimore, 1963-1969. Photo, copy editor The Sentinel, Milwaukee, 1969-1972.

      Photo editor National Catholic News Service, Washington, 1972-1975, news editor, 1975-1976, managing editor, 1976-1989. Director, editor-in-chief Catholic News Service (formerly National Catholic News Service), since 1989. Chairman board directors Carroll Public, Washington, 1993-1995.

      Consultant Pontifical Council for Social Communications, since 1995. Board directors Our Sunday Visitor Public, 2002.

    Membership

    Member Catholic Press Association (board directors 1991-2003, secretary 1998-2000, vice president 2000-2002, St. Francis de Sales award 1995), International Catholic Union of the Press, Federal Catholic News Agencies (vice president 1992), board member, Our Sunday Visitor, since 2002.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, biking, choral singing.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Jelen, August 27, 1960. Children: Kristin Lorsung Shulder, Anne Lorsung Quinn, Erin Lorsung Krauss.
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    Born June 9, 1938
    • 1960
      Marquette University
    • 1961 - 1963
      Reporter Journal/Times
      Racine, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1963 - 1969
      reporter
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1969 - 1972
      photo
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1972 - 1975
      photo editor National Catholic News Service
      Washington, United States
    • 1975 - 1976
      photo editor National Catholic News Service
    • 1976 - 1989
      photo editor National Catholic News Service
    • 1989
      director

    Award