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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 


Online Store Feature

2015 MPA BOUND Newspaper Directory

An alphabetical resource guide to all of the newspapers in the state of Missouri. $45.00



Wednesday November 25th

The deadline to reserve your spot in the 2016 Directory is Friday, Nov. 27! Click the link below to claim your advertising space in the 2016 Missouri Press Association Directory! Link

Tuesday November 24th

"While online shopping will be strong this year, the reality is that most purchases still occur at physical stores, making the print coupon a mainstay for shoppers." Link

Monday November 23rd

"UN: One Journalist Is Killed Every 5 Days in the Line of Duty" Link



Shoppers Look to Newspaper Media for the Best Holiday Shopping Deals | via @NAAupdates
Tuesday November 24th


UN: One Journalist Is Killed Every 5 Days in the Line of Duty |
Monday November 23rd


How 5 publishers enhance their stories with original illustrations | via @NiemanLab
Thursday November 19th


What we know about newspapers - Media Life Magazine |
Wednesday November 18th