BEHIND THE SCENES: Ron Jensen and the production of a print newspaper

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 | 6:16 p.m. CST; updated 2:45 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 30, 2013

In 1971, Richard M. Nixon was president, the anti-Vietnam War movement was in full swing and the 26th Amendment lowered the voting age to 18. That same year, Ron Jensen was hired at the Columbia Missourian as a part-time proofreader. Today, Jensen is "the lone remaining full-time production guy in what's left of the Missourian's back shop."