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Paul Jensen


Paul Jensen began his career as an announcer for KOLN Radio in 1948 and later became production manager and program director for KOLN TV. After working for WXEX-TV in Richmond, Virginia, Jensen returned to KOLN-TV in 1956 as sales service manager. He served as program director, assistant general manager and station manager for KOLN-TV/KGIN-TV before being named vice president and manager of Cornhusker Television Corporation in 1980.

A past Nebraska Broadcasters Association president and two-term member of the board of directors, Jensen was instrumental in establishing Media of Nebraska, a watchdog committee for freedom of the press, and KRNU Radio at UNL.

Paul was the recipent of many awards recognizing his service to the broadcasting industry and to his community.

Mr. Jensen passed away in 1996.

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