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Scott Faughn

Publisher, The Missouri Times

Host, This Week in Missouri Politics

Scott Faughn is the publisher of The Missouri Times. Before beginning his publishing career, Faughn was elected the youngest mayor in the history of Poplar Bluff at the age of 22.

Faughn is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University and Three Rivers College. He is a member of the Missouri Sunshine Coalition, The National Association of Alternative Newsweeklies of America, Americans for Free Speech, Poplar Bluff Downtown Business Owners Association, Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce, Jefferson City Downtown Business Owners Association, Columbia Chamber of Commerce, and the American Civil Liberties Union.

Readers can contact Scott via email at scott@themissouritimes[dot]com or on Twitter at @scottfaughn

Kaitlyn Schallhorn

Editor, The Missouri Times

Kaitlyn Schallhorn is the editor of The Missouri Times. She joined the newspaper in early 2019 as a statehouse reporter after working for Fox News in New York City. She became the newspaper’s editor in December 2019.

Throughout her career, Kaitlyn has covered political campaigns across the U.S., including the 2016 presidential election, and humanitarian aid efforts in Africa and the Middle East.

She is a native of Missouri who studied journalism at Winthrop University in South Carolina. She is also an alumna of the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C.

Readers can contact Kaitlyn via email at kaitlyn@themissouritimes[dot]com or on Twitter at @K_Schallhorn

Ashley Winters

Reporter, The Missouri Times

Ashley Winters is a news reporter for The Missouri Times. She joined the newspaper in early 2020 after working as the co-host and producer for St. Louis Public Radio’s “We Live Here” podcast.

Throughout her career, Ashley has covered local news in the St. Louis region, including thought-provoking stories impacted by race and class. She is a two-time recipient of the Excellence in Poverty Journalism Award, and in November 2019, Ashley published her first children’s book called “Memories of a Bunny Rabbit.”

Ashley received her B.A. degree from Columbia College Chicago majoring in journalism with a concentration in magazine article writing. She is a native of Missouri and a member of the Greater St. Louis Association of Black Journalists.

Readers can contact Ashley via email at ashley@themissouritimes[dot]com or on Twitter at @areneewinters.

Cameron Gerber

Reporter, The Missouri Times

Cameron Gerber is a senior journalism major at Lincoln University. Prior to Lincoln, he earned an associate’s degree from State Fair Community College. He plans to continue pursuing a career in print journalism.

Readers can contact Cameron via email at cameron@themissouritimes[dot]com.