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Carl Paul Janensch

Professor Emeritus

BA, Georgetown University; MS, Columbia University



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Email: Cell: 203-858-6753. Paul Janensch, a newspaper reporter and editor for more than 30 years, retired in 2009 as a full-time associate professor of journalism. In 1995, he was the first print journalist to join the full-time faculty. He designed the graduate journalism program and taught all levels of journalism courses. He put together "Famine Echoes," a dramatic reading of narratives about the calamitous Irish potato famine, for Ireland's Great Hunger Museum. His weekly "Memo on the Media" can be heard on WQUN, 1220 AM in Hamden, Conn. His "Treasure Coast Essay" can be heard on WQCS, 88.9 FM in Fort Pierce, Fla., and on He was the top editor of the Courier-Journal in Louisville, Ky., the Rockland Journal News in Nyack, N.Y., and the Telegram & Gazette in Worcester, Mass. In Louisville, two members if his staff won a Pulitzer Prize. He was a newspaper consultant in Russia and has lectured in China. He co-wrote a non-fiction play based on WWII letters, versions of which have been given two full productions and many readings. He and his wife Gail live in Bridgeport, Conn.,and Vero Beach, Fla. For more information, see his page in Wikipedia.