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Packer, Lynn Kenneth, 1944-



  • Existence: 1944-


Lynn Packer (1944-) is an author, award-winning investigative reporter, television news consultant and law consultant.

He graduated from Utah State University in broadcast journalism. Packer served in the United States Army between 1968 and 1970. In Vietnam he was a television news anchor and producer for the Armed Forces Vietnam Network. For 15 years Packer reported for KSL Television News in Salt Lake City where he covered city-county and state government, did investigative reporting for the documentary unit, and hosted a weekly talk show. Packer won first place investigative reporting awards from the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), Utah Chapter, in 1984, 1995, 1996, and 2001.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Lynn Kenneth Packer interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330364]
Identifier: MSS SC 3153
Scope and Contents This interview was conducted by Christopher A. Stockwell on 29 Oct. 1985 as part of the Ray Hillam project. Packer was raised in Utah, served on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Germany, and studied broadcast journalism at Utah State University graduating in 1968. He subsequentially worked for KSL television and was drafted into the United States Army. Packer first worked as a German translator and was later assigned to Vietnam as a broadcast journalist for...
Dates: 1985 October 29

Lynn Packer research collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8919
Scope and Contents

Motion picture materials captured during his years as an active television reporter for KSL News covering the years 1975-1985.

Dates: approximately 1960-1984

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Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 1
Broadcast journalism -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History -- Sources 1
Documentary films 1
Interviews 1
Journalism 1