The Kansas City Star has hired business journalist Trey Williams to oversee its coverage of race and equity issues across the Kansas City area.
Kevin Hardy of The Star reports, “Williams, 29, is a native of Independence. He graduated from Truman High School and Northwest Missouri State University. He worked as a Star intern in the summer of 2013. Since then, he has worked as a business reporter in New York, covering Wall Street for MarketWatch, and in Los Angeles, covering Hollywood for The Wrap.
“‘I am honored to be able to take up such an important role with The Kansas City Star, one of the country’s most storied newspapers, and one that has given me a tremendous amount both personally and professionally. I am also amazed, having spent years away on both coasts, at the growth and evolution of this city, which I have continued to stump for in all my travels.'”
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