Toby Dorr
Media and Events

Media and Events



The Atlantic Magazine, October 2020 Toby Dorr’s Great Escape
Wall Street Journal Article The Heart Has Its Reasons
New York Daily News EXCLUSIVE: Kansas jail worker that helped inmate she loved escape
The Kansas City Star She helped a Lansing prisoner escape in a dog crate 12 years ago. Here’s her story
“America’s Most Wanted” highlights escape case
Rebuilding from the ashes, Sedalia Democrat, July 5, 2015
Miami Herald, Toby Dorr (formerly Toby Young) talks about helping an inmate escape in a dog crate from Lansing Correctional Facility

Interviews and Stories

Inside Edition May 10, 2022, Vicky White
Dana and Parks Radio Show May 10, 2022, Alabama Prison Capture
Corrections1 May 9, 2022, Toby Dorr talks about her path from dog program volunteer to helping convicted murderer John Manard escape from a Lansing, Kansas prison
Tier Talk May 7, 2022, Correctional Officers forum
Dana and Parks Radio Show May 3, 2022, Alabama Prison Escape
Fox 4 News, May 5, 2022, Woman who helped murderer escape Kansas prison empathizes with Alabama officer
Dateline Breakout Season 29, Episode 45 aired Fri, June 11, 2021.
BBC Lisa Montgomery Story
KC Star Lisa Montgomery will soon be executed – she never had a chance, or a friend
Fox 4 News Kansas City Death Row Inmate’s Notorious Friend
Radio Dana Diaries – Butterflies Unleashed
Anderson Cooper 360 Interview
Brooke Baldwin Former prison worker tells why she helped inmate escape
Inside Edition Disgraced Prison Employee Predicts:
Oxygen Crime News, Woman Who Helped Inmate Escape Max Prison In a Dog Crate Tells Her Story
98.1 KMBZ Radio, 12 years ago, she smuggled a convicted murderer out of prison in a dog crate.
KMBC News, Toby Young Talks About Escape, Prison Life
Former Warden Talks about the famous Prison Escape
Inside Edition Lisa Montgomery Execution Criticized


Boston College, April 12, 2022
Women Starting Movements, Chicago Virtual Event, October 7-9, 2020
Women Starting Movements, Chicago, October 17-18, 2019
Speech to NCL Heart of Kansas City, A Woman’s Character
NCL Greater Kansas City, October 15, 2019
Urgent Care for the Broken Hearted, May 1, 2019
NCL Heart of Kansas City, September 5, 2018
Journey to New Life, March 1, 2018
The Embassy, October 2017
First Christian Church, Sedalia, March 2016

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