Mary Kimbrough - 2007

Mary Kimbrough worked at three St. Louis newspapers, at a time when few women could be found in newsrooms. She received the Quest Award and was named 2004 Communication of Achievement by the National Federation of Press Women in recognition of her outstanding work as a journalist. In addition to her work in the newsrooms of the Post-Dispatch, Globe-Democrat and Star-Times, Mary was a prolific free-lance writer and authored 16 books. She was the first woman to be honored as the St. Louis Press Club’s Media Person of the Year.