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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 Svc., Washington, 1972-1975;news editor, National Catholic News Svc., Washington, 1975-1976;managing editor, National Catholic News Svc., Washington, 1976-1989;director, editor-in-chief, Catholic News Svc. (formerly National Catholic News Svc.), Washington, since 1989. Chairman, Board Of Directors Carroll Public, Washington, 1993-1995.

Consultant Pontifical Council for Social Communications, since 1995.

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, biking, choral singing.

Connections

Married Mary Jelen, August 27, 1960. Children: Kristin Lorsung Shulder, Anne Lorsung Quinn, Erin Lorsung Krauss.

father:
Nicholas A. Lorsung

mother:
Margaret (Senger) Lorsung

spouse:
Mary Jelen

children:
Kristin Lorsung Shulder Lorsung

Anne Lorsung Quinn Lorsung

Erin Lorsung Krauss Lorsung