Magazine article St. Louis Journalism Review


Magazine article St. Louis Journalism Review


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Patrick Murphy has been elected to a two-year term as president of the St. Louis Local of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. In the same election, he was re-elected to the National Board of AFTRA.


Mike Shipley has been named news director. He joined the station in 1981 as an evening assignment editor and has progressed through the ranks as assignment manager, news operations manager, assistant news director and has been the station's acting news director since January. Prior to joining the station, Shipley worked in Jefferson City at KLIK-KJFF (then) radio. KSDK-TV is part of Gannett Broadcasting.


Paul Shankman and Jill Farmer have been named to anchor the News Sunday Morning. Farmer will continue to produce three Contact 2 pieces each week in addition to anchoring the Sunday morning news. John Gadson has returned to the station as a reporter. He comes from its sister station WHBQ in Memphis, Tennessee.


Karen Carroll, vice president and general manager of KMOX News/Talk 1120, and Charlene Sherman Bry, founder and publisher of the Ladue News, were co-recipients of the Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis' 2000 Media Person of the Year award.


Joe S. Foote, dean of the communications college, has been named director of Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Telecommunications effective July 15. He will also hold the Cronkite Endowment professorship at the school. Foote has headed the SIUC's College of Mass Communications and Media Arts since Nov. 1, 1993. He joined SIUC in 1986.



The agency has appointed Ann Carr graphic design/production artist and Jill Feldman media planner/buyer. Previously, Carr worked as a graphic artist at Ultra-Color Corporation in St. Louis. Feldman comes from Hoffman York in Milwaukee, where she began planning as well as negotiating and placing media. …

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