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newspaper editor , television personality

Jon Brian Schwantes, American newspaper editor, television personality. Named one of 40 under 40 Young Achievers, Indianapolis Business Journal, 1996; recipient 1st place award for non-deadline news reporting Associated Press, 1994.

Background

Schwantes, Jon Brian was born on November 4, 1963 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Arnaldo and Frances Kathleen (Casteen) Schwantes.

Education

Bachelor's degree, Indiana University, 1986.

Career

Reporter, The Republic, Columbus, Indiana, 1986-1987;staff writer, The Indianapolis News, 1987-1988;statehouse bureau chief, The Indianapolis News, 1988-1994;commentator, host, Station WFYI-television/Station WFYI-FM (Public Broadcasting Service), Indianapolis, since 1991;correspondent, Congress Daily/National Journal, Washington, since 1992;Indiana stringer Chicago bureau, Newsweek, since 1992;city editor, Indianapolis Star/Indianapolis News, since 1995.

Membership

Mentor high school journalism Indiana Department Education, Indianapolis, since 1994. Member Society Professional Journalists (membership chairman 1983-1986, 1st place awardfor deadline reporting 1988), Indianapolis Press Club (Board of Governors since 1989).

Connections

Married Wendy Joyce Roepke, July 9, 1994. 1 child, Jon Brian Junior.

father:
Arnaldo Schwantes

mother:
Frances Kathleen (Casteen) Schwantes

spouse:
Wendy Joyce Roepke

child:
Jon Brian Junior Schwantes