By Greta Cross:
“Susan Croce Kelly’s latest book documents the life and work of Lucile Morris Upton, who wrote for the News-Leader from the 1930s to the 1980s. The biography is also an ode to the region’s newspaper industry and women’s contributions to journalism to the mid-1900s…”
For my two introductory reporting courses in journalism school, I had the teacher said to be the toughest of the faculty. And he was. His classes tended to weed out anyone who wasn’t fully committed (which the school administrators were less than pleased with)… Read the Review
Longtime journalist Lucile Morris Upton memorialized in new bookSusan Croce Kelly wrote “Newspaperwoman of the Ozarks,” which features the life and legacy of Lucile Morris Upton.Read More
An Independent Woman, Changing Times, And A Bully Pulpit: ‘Newspaperwoman of the Ozarks’ tells all! Before the word Ozarks was synonymous with the idea of goofy hillbillies, fast boats, and family vacations, it was a place where real people lived their lives day-to-day and learned about the world from their local newspapers.
A look into the life of one of Springfield, Missouri’s, first female reporters, Lucile Morris Upton, with host John Sellars and guest Susan Croce Kelly
For our pop-up series KSMU Summer Reading, reporter Gregory Holman interviews Susan Croce Kelly about her new biography of a legendary Springfield journalist.‘It started as a project. It turned into a labor of love’ — Susan Croce Kelly spent years writing a biography of Lucile Morris Upton, ‘Newspaperwoman of the Ozarks’