About John Killen
KILLEN, JOHN is an assistant sports editor at The Oregonian in Portland, in charge of supervising the newspaper's coverage of high school and community sports. He has been in this position since February of 2003. Before that, he was an assistant political editor for six months during the ramp up to the 2004 elections and previous to that, he spent four years as bureau chief for The Oregonian's Northeast Portland Neighborhood Bureau. During his 32-year career at three newspapers, he's also been a sports writer, police reporter, general assignment reporter, city editor, state editor, Sunday editor and he led the newspaper's Portland Team for four years. Recently, he's also worked as a videographer and producer for The Oregonian's multimedia team and since 2002, has produced three independent documentaries. A native of the Pacific Northwest, Killen graduated with honors in English Literature from Albertson College. He is married and has three grown sons.
- Was accepted for Dec 10-15 2006 Multimedia Training.
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Content on this site written by John Killen (includes contributory writing):
- Stick like a Gecko
- Using gecko feet as their guide, UC Berkeley scientists are developing new adhesive fibers that will allow new products for the future.