Anfinson went back to Benson to work at the paper after attending the University of Minnesota. He worked his way up to the position of editor/publisher. Afinson has won a number of awards related to freedom of information and will serve as president of the National Newspaper Association in 2011.
This interview was conducted on Jan. 26, 2011.
Audio of the interview can be downloaded here: http://www.archive.org/details/ReedAnfinson
The full transcript of the interview is available here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/59059733