Victor Gierke

Victor A. Gierke has been publisher of the Press-Journal, a semi-weekly in Louisiana, Mo., since 1949. He started at the paper as managing editor and over the years has bought stock in the paper so it is now family-owned. Gierke is past president of both the Missouri Press Association and the Northeast Missouri Press Association. … Continued

Tim Giago

An advocate for the rights of Native Americans, Giago founded the Lakota Times in 1981 with the motto “Standing up for the peoples’ right to know.” In addition to serving as the editor-in-chief and publisher of the Lakota Times, he writes a syndicated column that appears in 20 daily and weekly newspapers. Giago, who was … Continued