Ken leads the Energy News Network, overseeing and maintaining high quality original journalism and spearheading the expansion of the network into all 50 states. Ken was the founding editor of Midwest Energy News and led the development of Southeast Energy News. Prior to joining Fresh Energy, Ken was the managing editor for online news at Minnesota Public Radio and spent five years at the Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington. He holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from the University of Oregon and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Ken is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors and the Society of Professional Journalists.