Jack Ronald is president and publisher of The Commercial Review and has been with the publication for 40 years.
He is a member of the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame.
Ronald earned five honors in the 2014 Hoosier State Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, including the Charlie Biggs Commitment to Community Award. He also picked up first-place honors for general commentary and editorial writing. He finished second for editorial page along with staffers Ray Cooney and Samm Quinn and ongoing news coverage.
A 1970 graduate of Earlham College, he became a Fulbright Scholar in 1998 and a Fulbright Senior Specialist in 2012. He won the Indiana Journalism Award from Ball State University in 2004.
The Portland High School graduate is a strong supporter of community journalism and has also used his skills to teach journalists around the world. He has served as a trainer in Moldova, Kyrgyzstan and most-recently Myanmar.