Tom Henderson is the business and religion editor of the McMinnville News-Register as well as the social issues reporter.
He has more than 30 years of experience as an editor and reporter for newspapers in the Pacific Northwest and has taught journalism at Washington State University. He has won more than 100 awards for his work and has served as president of the Oregon and Idaho chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists chapters as well as the organization's Region X (Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana).
Tom lists among his proudest achievements in journalism as successfully lobbying toymakers at Hasbro to immortalize World War II correspondent Ernie Pyle as a G.I. Joe doll (er, action figure), being "outed" as a space alien in the Weekly World News and portraying 19th-century New York World columnist Bill Nye in the upcoming movie "10 Days in a Madhouse."