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Ronald W. Kenner, American writer, editor. Recipient John Swett award California State Teachers Association, 1967, Special Recognition award National Association Adult Educators; co-recipient Pulitzer prize with 35-man Los Angeles Times metro staff for Watts Riot coverage, 1965. Member Pen Center United States of America West.

Background

Kenner, Ronald W. was born on April 21, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Jack Morris and Sandra Cohan Kenner.

Education

Bachelor in English Literature, California State University, Los Angeles, 1975;postgraduate, California State University, Los Angeles, 1975-1976.

Career

World news editor, deskman, staff writer, Daily Pilot, Costa Mesa, California, 1960-1961;editor, Humboldt Star, Winnemucca, Nevada, 1961-1962;correspondent, Northern Nevada United Press, 1961-1962;deskman, staff writer, The Register, Santa Ana, California, 1962-1964;correspondent, Orange County (California) Association Press, 1962-1964;writing consultant book editing, Mexico City, 1964-1965;reporter, staff writer, Los Angeles Times, Metro, Los Angeles, 1965-1966;editor central desk, Call-Enterprise Newspapers, Bellflower, California, 1966-1967;managing editor, Norwalk Call, 1966-1967;co-editor press & public relations bureau, News Features, International & Kenner Press Features, Copenhagen, 1967-1969;metro reporter, staff writer, Los Angeles Times, 1969-1970;vice president public relations, press director, CompuTransit Corporation, Los Angeles, 1970-1973;supervisor publications, Santa Fe International Corporation, Orange, California, 1977-1978;author, book editor, freelance, publications relations publicity director, Kenner Press Features, Los Angeles, 1978-1989;author, book editor, freelance, publications relations publicity director, News Features International, Copenhagen, 1978-1989;author, book editor, editorial consultant, Los Angeles, 1990-1995. Guest lecturer writing classes University of California at Los Angeles, California State University, Northridge, Northbridge H.S.

Works

Membership

Member Pen Center United States of America West.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: traveling.

Connections

Married Mary Abbott, February 29, 1964.

father:
Jack Morris

mother:
Sandra Cohan Kenner

spouse:
Mary Abbott