Jerry Warren graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in 1952 with a degree in journalism. He died on Friday, March 20 in Arlington, Virginia at the age of 84.
A native Nebraskan, Warren served as editor of the Daily Nebraskan. Following graduation, he became a pilot in the U.S. Navy and later joined the San Diego Union as a reporter working his way up to the assistant city editor.
In 1968, Warren became White House deputy press secretary and spokesman to Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford.
In 1975, Warren returned to journalism, becoming editor of The San Diego Union and later the merged publication San Diego Union-Tribune until 1995.
The Nebraska Alumni Association featured Warren in the Nebraska Magazine in the Winter 2004 issue.