Tom, (at right), joined the staff as editorial consultant in January 2002. Tom has cut back on his schedule but is occasionally available for sessions at the Kansas Press Association annual convention.
Tom works from his home in Lawrence. He is former general manager of The University Daily Kansan in Lawrence and worked at the Kansas City Star and Fort Scott Tribune as well.
He was inducted into the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame in 2010 and has received the Clyde M. Reed Jr. Master Editor Award and the Gaston Mentoring Award.