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The Missouri Press Foundation is managed by a board of directors with officers chosen by members of the board. The Foundation office is in the Missouri Press Building, 802 Locust St., Columbia, MO 65201; phone 573-449-4167.

Missouri Press Foundation Board of Directors, 2012-2013
President: Vicki Russell, Columbia Daily Tribune
First Vice President: Wendell Lenhart, Trenton Republican-Times
Second Vice President: Kirk Powell, Pleasant Hill Times
Secretary-Treasurer: Doug Crews, Missouri Press Assocation
Dave Berry, Bolivar Herald-Free Press
Brian Brooks, Prof. University of Missouri School of Journalism
Kathy Conger, Bethany Republican-Clipper
Chuck Haney, Chillicthe Constitution-Tribune
Bill Miller Sr., Washington Missourian
Tom Miller, Retired- Washington Missourian
Betty Spaar, The Odessan
James Sterling, Prof. University of Missouri School of Journalism
Paul Stevens, Retired, AP
Dane Vernon, Eldon Advertiser
Dalton Wright, Lebanon Daily Record
Wanda Brown, Foxwood Springs
Rogers Hewitt, Retired
R.B. "Bob" Smith, Retired
Edward Steele, Stoneybrook Lodge
Wallace Vernon, Retired 


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Wednesday October 7th


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Tuesday October 6th


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Monday October 5th


Celebrate the "Power of the Press" during National Newspaper Week Oct. 4-10! |
Thursday October 1st