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Donny Kendal

Donny Kendal is a graphic designer for The Heartland Institute.

Kendal is responsible for the layouts of Heartland’s four monthly newspapers, Environment & Climate News, Budget & Tax News, School Reform News, and Health Care News. He is also responsible for laying out other various Heartland publications. In addition, Kendal also produces other graphics, designs, and advertisements for heartland.org.

He is also the host of Heartland's “In the Tank Podcast,” uploaded to the Heartland Daily Podcast iTunes feed every Friday. Prior to becoming a full-time staffer in 2014, Kendal served as an intern in Heartland's Communications Department. He graduated from Benedictine University in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in mass communications and was a staff writer for the university’s newspaper.

Kendal was born and raised in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and is an avid fan of the Chicago Blackhawks.

Recent Articles and Publications

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August 26, 2016
By Donny Kendal
If you don’t visit Somewhat Reasonable and the Heartlander digital magazine every day, you’re missing out on some of the best news and commentary on liberty and free markets you can find. But worry not, freedom lovers! The Heartland Weekly Email is here.
August 19, 2016
By Donny Kendal
If you are actively engaged in efforts in support of an Article V convention – and we hope you are! – you owe it to yourself to devote a few minutes to reading Natelson’s analysis.
August 12, 2016
By Donny Kendal
If you don’t visit Somewhat Reasonable and the Heartlander digital magazine every day, you’re missing out on some of the best news and commentary on liberty and free markets you can find.

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