Ken Carpenter (journalist)
|Born||Kenneth Stephen Carpenter
November 18, 1956
|Education||B.A., Mass Communications (1987)
M.S., Urban Studies (2001)
Master of Business Administration (2004)
|Alma mater||Cleveland State University, B.A., M.S.U.S.
Webster University, M.B.A.
|Occupation||Adjunct Professor of English
Winter Park, Fla.
|Known for||Golfweek.com (founding editor)
The Golf Gazette (founding editor/publisher)
Journalism Buzz (founding editor)
Global Peace Film Festival (chairman of the board)
|Spouse(s)||Debbie Carpenter (née DiLullo), 1988|
|Parent(s)||Carmela Carpenter (née Bornino)
Warren J. Carpenter
Ken Carpenter (born November 18, 1956 in Cleveland, Ohio), is an American journalist and journalism professor. He was an editor and reporter at The Plain Dealer in Cleveland (1980–87); a senior editor at The National Sports Daily in New York (1989–91); managing editor at Golfweek magazine in Winter Haven and Orlando, Fla. (1992–98); founding editor of Golfweek.com in Orlando, Fla. (1998–2001); copy editor at the Tampa Tribune (2001–02) and Orlando Sentinel (2002–03); and founding editor and publisher of TheGolfGazette.com.
Carpenter is the associate producer of the award-winning documentary film "China: The Rebirth of an Empire," which was named Best Documentary at the 2011 River Bend Film Festival, the 2010 Central Florida Film Festival, the 2010 Astoria/Long Island City Film Festival, and the 2010 Big Easy International Film Festival.
Carpenter is the associate producer of a new documentary film "Passfire," now in production with a planned release in 2016.
He is an adjunct professor of English in the Hamilton Holt School at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla. He is a former professor of journalism, mass communications and film at Valencia College in Orlando, Fla. (2002–2014).