Foundation NewsBoard of Directors

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
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
Steve Ahrens, Exec. Director Propane Gas Association
Dave Berry, Bolivar Herald-Free Press
David Bradley, News-Press Gazette Co. 
Brian Brooks, Professor University of Missouri School of Journalism
Kathy Conger, Bethany Republican Clipper
Chuck Haney, Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune
Bill Miller Sr., Washington Missourian
Jeff Schrag, Springfield Daily Events
Jean Snider, Retired
Betty Spaar, The Odessan
James Sterling, Professor University of Missouri School of Journalism
Paul Stevens, Retired, AP
Dane Vernon, Eldon Advertiser
Dalton Wright, Lebanon Daily Record
Rogers Hewitt, Retired
Tom Miller, Retired, Washington Missourian
R.B. "Bob" Smith, Retired
Edward Steele, Stoneybrook Lodge
Wallace Vernon, Retired


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Thursday October 20th Link

Wednesday October 19th

The Photojournalism Hall of Fame induction is TOMORROW! The Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame in Columbia, Mo., will induct four award-winning innovators and teachers of photography and journalism on Oct. Link

Tuesday October 18th Link



Rural postal service remains essential | via @townnews
Thursday October 20th


PJHOF will induct four award-winning innovators & teachers of photography & journalism on Oct. 20. |
Wednesday October 19th


Charles Arlinghaus: Closing a newspaper should wake you up | New Hampshire via @sharethis
Tuesday October 18th


MPA, AT&T and local MO newspapers host It Can Wait editorial contest. Contest began on Oct. 3 |…
Friday October 14th