Category: 1980s

Kim (Bredar) Guthrie ’84

Class: 1984, journalism and mass communication Then: WOI-TV news anchor and morning news producer; Pi Beta Phi sorority member; student alumni ambassador; Campus Chest marketing director; KPGY Radio DJ Now: president, Cox Media Group When Kim (Bredar) Guthrie studied journalism at Iowa State University, she dreamed big. “I wanted to be the next Joan Lunden … Continue reading Kim (Bredar) Guthrie ’84

Rick Montgomery ‘82

As you enter the Kansas City Star’s newsroom, take a right past the Octagon of Knowledge, (employees call it the “Ook,”) and through a maze of cubicles to find Rick Montgomery among 3-foot piles of notes and letters. Montgomery, a Star feature writer, is a traditional journalist. There are a couple coffee-stained reporter’s notebooks all … Continue reading Rick Montgomery ‘82