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

W.E. Garrett

Traveling from Alaska to Vietnam and from Guatemala to Quemoy, W.E. (Bill) Garrett has written and/or photographed 23 articles for National Geographic magazine during the past two decades. Garret, who received his BJ degree from Missouri in 1954, has been instrumental in National Geographic’s emergence as the most prominent photojournalism publication in the United States. … Continued

Tom Brokaw

Tom Brokaw, anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, has reported late-breaking news stories since 1962. The sole anchor of NBC’s nightly newscast since 1983, he has earned the trust of 14 million viewers. Through the years, these viewers have seen him anchor the news from across the globe, from rooftops … Continued

Theo Wilson

Theo Wilson retired last year after 30 years as a court reporter for the New York Daily News. While at the Daily News Wilson covered many headline trials, including those of Dr. Sam Sheppard, Charles Manson, the Boston Strangler, Angela Davis, Roman Polanski, Sirhan Sirhan and “Son of Sam” David Berkowitz. Before joining the Daily … Continued