McClatchy seeks a service journalism editor

McClatchy is seeking a Service Journalism Editor to join the award-winning newsrooms of The Kansas City Star and The Wichita Eagle to lead our service journalism and high-utility reporting team. This role is based in Kansas City but will work with reporters in both Kansas and Missouri. Among this editor’s priorities are helping to ensure […]

The Kansas City Star seeks Wyandotte County reporter

The Kansas City Star is looking for an experienced, high-energy, self-starting and community-minded reporter to cover Kansas City, Kansas, and Wyandotte County. This reporter will be tasked with covering local government and other influential institutions with a strong focus on accountability, in a way that reflects and reaches Wyandotte County residents who may have been […]

Philly Inquirer hires Lowry as senior politics editor

Bryan Lowry will join the Philadelphia Inquirer as a senior politics editor next year. He wrote on X/Twitter: “Honored to join the team that will bring you crucial coverage of the presidential race & other key contests in my home state in 2024.” Since May 2022, Lowry has been a politics editor at The Kansas […]

Spoerre departs the Kansas City Star for Missouri Independent

Anna Spoerre has joined the nonprofit news outlet Missouri Independent to cover reproductive health care. Recently, she was a reporter at The Kansas City Star. Previously, Spoerre interned for and was a courts reporter at The Des Moines Register. She also interned at the Chicago Tribune, The Oregonian/, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Journal Star. […]

The Kansas City Star seeks a development, growth & business reporter

The Kansas City Star is looking for an experienced high-energy, self-starting reporter to cover development, growth and business in the Kansas City area. Our readers want to know about the big developments near their homes, as well as the big office buildings, apartment complexes and entertainment venues downtown. A part of that coverage will include […]

Stateline News hires Hardy to cover biz, labor and rural issues

Kevin Hardy has joined Stateline News to cover business, labor and rural issues. Recently, he was a business reporter at The Kansas City Star for four years. Hardy was a business reporter at The Des Moines Register and freelanced for seven years. He was an education reporter at The Chattanooga Times Free Press, where he […]

Kansas City Star names Gross ME

  Andale Gross has been tapped to serve as managing editor of The Kansas City Star, making him the first Black editor to hold the position. As the second-highest-ranking editor, Gross will oversee the daily newsroom operations. Gross previously worked there from February 1994 to February 1996 as a reporter covering education. He will join […]

Bloomberg, NBC, KC Star honored with SPJ’s New America Awards

The following was sent out from The Society of Professional Journalists is honored to announce the 2023 recipients of its New America Awards. This award honors public service journalism that explores and exposes issues of importance to immigrant or ethnic communities in the United States. This year’s New America division winners are: • Audio […]

Kansas City Star seeks a royals – writer

The Kansas City Star seeks an aggressive, enterprising Kansas City Royals beat reporter to join its award-winning newsroom in one of America’s most diverse and fast-growing communities. In our Royals reporter, we’re seeking a versatile and resourceful journalist who is as skilled and knowledgeable about Major League Baseball as she/he/they are in knocking on doors […]

Kansas City Star promotes Farmer to exec editor

McClatchy’s Kansas City Star has tapped Greg Farmer to serve as executive editor. Recently, he held the post of managing editor. During his 26 years with the Star, Farmer also served as senior assistant managing editor, assistant managing editor for AME/Online, AME/News, AME/Page One and Universal, and weekend news editor. “It’s a privilege to lead […]