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Karen Jurgensen

Karen JurgensenBorn: c. 1949

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Editor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Editor of USA Today 1999-2004

Resigned ("retired") amid the Jack Kelley scandal.

Father: Kai Jurgensen
Mother: Peggy
Husband: (div., one daughter)
Daughter: Kristen
Husband: Bill Leary (attorney)

    University: BA English, University of North Carolina (1971)

    USA Today Editor (1999-2004)
    USA Today Editorial Page Editor (1991-99)
    USA Today Senior Editor, Special Projects (1987-91)
    USA Today Managing Editor, Cover Stories (1986-87)
    USA Today Managing Editor, Life Section (1985-86)
    USA Today Special Projects Editor (1983-85)
    USA Today Topics Editor, Life Section (1982)
    USA Today (1982-91)
    The Miami News Assistant City Editor (1982)
    The Miami News Lifestyle Editor (1979-82)
    UNC Raleigh Seagrant College Program Writer and Editor (1976-79)
    The Charlotte News (1972-75)
    American Society of Newspaper Editors

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