miriama pepper

vice president, editorial page, at The Kansas City Star
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Fellow for Best Practices: Editorial/Commentary in Cyberspace

miriama pepper is vice president, editorial page, at The Kansas City Star, a position she's held since November 2001. The Star's Midwest Voices Web log under her supervision is part of the NCEW Opinion Pool project. Another current role is coordinator of an online cartoon site for McClatchy newspapers. Earlier responsibilities during Pepper's 31 years at the Star include associate editor/readers' representative, business columnist, investigative projects, Missouri legislative reporter, city hall bureau chief, political writer, regional government reporter and general assignment reporter. She was part of The Kansas City Star team coverage of the Hyatt skywalks collapse that won the 1982 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. Pepper has been honored for Excellence in Media by the Greater Kansas City Women's Political Caucus, best editorial pages by the Kansas and Missouri Press Association and Outstanding Media Coverage by the Missouri Association for Social Welfare. Before joining The Kansas City Star, she covered the Missouri Legislature for The Associated Press and was a sports reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Pepper holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California at Berkeley.


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