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journalism educator

Dwight William Jensen, American Journalism educator. Active Citizens' Committee Judicial Reform, Boise, 1965, Idaho Arts Commission, Boise, 1966-1967; chairman Idaho National Railroad Passenger Corporation Committee, Boise, 1974-1976. First lieutenant United States Army, 1956-1958, Europe. Member International Radio-television Society.

Background

Jensen, Dwight William was born on September 4, 1934 in Malad City, Idaho, United States. Son of Glenden Jacob and Lola Ethel (Nutting) Jensen.

Education

Bachelor, Idaho State College, 1955. Master of Arts, Central Missouri State University, 1983. Master of Arts, Syracuse University, 1988.

Career

Reporter, Station KSEI, Pocatello, Idaho., 1959-1960;reporter, Delaware County Daily Times, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1960-1961;editor, reporter, Intermountain Observer, Boise, 1961-1973;reporter, Station KBOI-AM/FM/television, Boise, 1961-1974;freelance journalist, Boise, 1974-1982;assistant professor, Syracuse (New York) U., 1982-1988;associate professor, Marshall U., Huntington, West Virginia, since 1988. Assistant to president Idaho State University, Pocatello, 1970. Teacher Control Wyoming College, Riverton, 1968-1969.

Membership

Active Citizens' Committee Judicial Reform, Boise, 1965, Idaho Arts Commission, Boise, 1966-1967. Chairman Idaho National Railroad Passenger Corporation Committee, Boise, 1974-1976. First lieutenant United States Army, 1956-1958, Europe.

Member International Radio-television Society.

Connections

Married Claudia Davison, April 16, 1955. Children: Leonard, Julia.

father:
Glenden Jacob Jensen

mother:
Lola Ethel (Nutting) Jensen

spouse:
Claudia Davison

children:
Leonard Jensen

Julia Jensen