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Vice President, Enterprise Journa...

Phone: (314) ***-****  HQ Phone
Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis
Webster Downtown Campus, Suite 107 911 Washington Ave.
St. Louis, Missouri 63101
United States

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STL Press Club Board Bios
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DICK WEISS
WeissWrite LLC 72 Lake Forest Saint Louis, MO 63117 Phone: 314-645-3399 Fax: 314-645-3377
Dick Weiss is an award-winning writer and editor with more than three decades of experience at American newspapers. While keeping his day job at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Weiss started WeissWrite LLC in 2003 as a writing, editing and coaching service for anyone with a story to tell. WeissWrite recently has been burgeoning with requests for writing workshops, ghostwriting, and editing consultations. In December, 2005, Weiss left the Post-Dispatch to devote all his energies to WeissWrite. As a metro editor and writing coach at the Post-Dispatch, oversaw the development of enterprise stories, with a particular emphasis on narrative writing. He also held training seminars for a newsroom staff of 300 reporters and editors, and coached reporters one-on-one. Several stories Weiss wrote and edited were nominated for Pulitzer Prizes. Weiss is a frequent speaker at the American Press Institute and was site director for the National Writers' Workshop in St. Louis from 2001-2004.
STL Press Club Board
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Dick Weiss VP: Enterprise Journalism
STL Press Club Archives
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Dick Weiss
VP of Programming
WeissWrite: About Dick Weiss
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Dick Weiss DICK WEISS is an award-winning writer and editor with more than three decades of experience at American newspapers. While keeping his day job at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Weiss started WeissWrite LLC in 2003 as a writing, editing and coaching service for anyone with a story to tell. WeissWrite recently has been burgeoning with requests for journalism and business writing workshops, ghostwriting, and editing consultations. In 2005, Weiss decided the time was ripe to devote all his energies to WeissWrite and retired from the paper.
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At the Post-Dispatch, Weiss was a metro editor and writing coach. He oversaw the development of enterprise stories, with a particular emphasis on narrative writing. He also held training seminars for a newsroom staff of 300 reporters and editors, and coached reporters one-on-one.
Weiss is a frequent speaker at the American Press Institute and was site director for the National Writers' Workshop in St. Louis from 2001-2004. He is currently touring as a speaker for the Washington-based Reynolds Center for Business Journalism where he shows business writers how to weave their facts and figures into compelling tales. He has also served on the faculty for the Neiman Narrative Program at Harvard University. He offers media commentary each Monday at 8:35 a.m. on the McGraw Milhaven Show on KTRS (550-AM).
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In June of 2000, Weiss produced a four-part serial narrative on the revival of an inner city neighborhood, called " A Better Place to Grow Up.'' It recounted how blacks, whites, residents and businessmen forged an alliance to rebuild the neighborhood and improve a substandard elementary school. The work was recognized by the St. Louis Newspaper Guild and the local chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists.
July of 1997, Weiss began training a team of 18 writers, editors, photographer and designers in profile writing. As part of that effort, the team has produced a series of in-depth pieces about important and interesting St. Louisans.
As features editor, Weiss both wrote and edited stories ranging from tragic to sublime. He was honored in 1995 with the best feature writing award from the Missouri Press Association for an article on a couple whose four children were murdered by a 14-year-old boy.
On May 15, Richard Weiss, ...
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On May 15, Richard Weiss, founder of WeissWrite LLC and an award-winning journalist with three decades of experience at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and other
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