Betsey Bruce - 2008
Veteran broadcaster Betsey Bruce is one of St. Louis’ most respected television journalists. She worked as both an anchor and a reporter specializing in public affairs, education and political reporting. She began as a writer and then moved to reporter and anchor at KMOX-TV (now KMOV) before joining the staff at KTVI in 1989. She was a member of the KMOX-TV news team, which launched the nation’s first electronic news gathering broadcasts using video mini-cameras and microwave live trucks. She won several awards for her reporting, including the national 1994 Clarion award from Women in Communications for her special report on the St. Louis County Special School district.