William Woo

Woo, editor of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, has worked as a columnist, feature writer, special projects writer, foreign correspondent, editorial writer and Washington-based editorial writer during his 19 years at the newspaper. Prior to working for the Post-Dispatch, Woo was a general assignment reporter at The Kansas City Star for five years. He was also … Continued

Wes Gallagher

Wes Gallagher, president of the Associated Press, earned his journalism spurs as a foreign correspondent. His by-lined dispatches from Europe and North Africa during World War II and his coverage of historic postwar events won him many honors. AP recalled him to New York in 1951 to become general executive in charge of the association’s … Continued

Walter W. Smith

Red Smith, a legendary sports columnist for the New York Times, broke into newspapering in 1927 as a general assignment reporter for the Milwaukee Sentinel soon after graduating from Notre Dame. In 1928 he joined the St. Louis Star as a copyreader and soon went to sports. Smith headed east to the Philadelphia Record in … Continued