By: Staff Reports
Campbell To Join Poynter
Cole C. Campbell announced his resignation yesterday as editor of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch,
the newspaper’s Web site reports:
The Web site described staff members as ‘stunned’ by the surprise announcement. After serving
the paper for 3 1/2 years, Campbell will leave April 15 to join the Poynter Institute for Media
Studies in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Publisher Terrance C.Z. Egger praised Campbell for building the paper’s national reputation and
a strategic plan for the publication.
Egger will not appoint an interim editor while a replacement is sought. The newsroom will be
guided by Executive Editor Richard K. Weil Jr., Managing Editor Arnie Robbins, Editorial Page Editor Christine A. Bertelson, and Deputy Editor Virgil Tipton.
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