Mendocino Voice taps Peterson to cover county government

Lucy Peterson will join The Mendocino Voice as a Report for America corps member to cover government in Mendocino County, California. Peterson had worked as a statehouse reporting intern at the Kansas City Star since January. Before that, she was a Dow Jones news fund business reporting intern at the BusinessDen. Peterson is pursuing her […]

Vockrodt joins NPR as editor

Steve Vockrodt has joined NPR as an editor as NPR and member stations in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska are forming the Midwest Newsroom to do investigative journalism. Vockrodt comes from The Kansas City Star, where he worked as a business reporter, and most recently as a news reporter. He was also a staff writer […]

Kansas Star’s editor is promoted while publisher exits

The Kansas City Star has undergone a reshuffle at the top level with their editor put in charge of the publication and their former reporter joining The Eagle, according to reports. Tony Berg had been the Publisher of The Star since 2016. Now, he has been moved to publisher of The Wichita Eagle, KCUR reports. […]