John Rieping

Job Title: 
webmaster, columnist
Organization: 
The Madera Tribune

Native Maderan John Rieping studied journalism for four years at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, earned a philosophy degree at Mt. Angel Seminary at St. Benedict, Oregon, and spent 4 1/2 years trying to discern God's plan for his life at the Benedictine monastery of Mount Angel Abbey. In between adventures, he has lived in Madera, California. His personal website is http://wambly.weebly.com.