Parker joins Explorer staff
Ed Parker has joined The De Soto Explorer staff as an education reporter. His primary responsibility will be to cover local schools and De Soto USD 232.
Parker graduated with a degree in communications from Emporia State University. He has worked as a free-lance writer for a number of publications and as a writer for the Lawrence public radio station KANU.
Parker lives in Lawrence with his wife, Elizabeth, and 2--year-old daughter Frances.