Roy Wenzl is a reporter for The Wichita Eagle. Two of his serial narratives, 'Saving Dad' and 'Hope City',were published in Reader's Digest. He has won national awards, including a first place from the Society of Professional Journalists in 2001 for the serial narrative, 'The Hero's Son.' He was the primary author of The Wichita Eagle's book about the BTK serial killer, published by Harper Collins in 2007: 'Bind, Torture, Kill, The Inside story of the Serial Killer Next Door.' In 1981 he was part of the newsroom team at The Kansas City Star and Times that won a 1982 Pulitzer prize for coverage of the Hyatt hotel skywalks collapse. He has taught writing in newsrooms, in university classrooms, at the national IRE convention, at National Writers Workshops and at the American Press Institute. He's a native Kansan, a farmer's son, a graduate of Kansas State University, and a grandfather.