Weinberg, Steve

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WEINBERG, Steve. American, b. 1948. Genres: Documentaries/Reportage, Biography. Career: Reporter on newspapers and magazines in Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, and Washington, DC, 1968-78; Drake University, adjunct professor of journalism, 1976-78; Investigative Reporters and Editors, Columbia, MO, executive director, 1983-90; University of Missouri School of Journalism, Columbia, associate professor, 1978-. Alicia Patterson Fellow, 1997-98; Pope Foundation Fellow, 1995. Publications: (with Scherrie Goettsch) Terrace Hill: The Story of a House and the People Who Touched It, 1978; Trade Secrets of Washington Journalists: How to Get the Facts about What's Going on in Washington, 1981; Armand Hammer: The Untold Story, 1989; Telling the Untold Story: How Investigative Reporters Are Changing the Craft of Biography, 1992; The Reporter's Handbook: An Investigator's Guide to Documents and Techniques, 1996. Freelance contributor to books and periodicals, 1969-. Address: Hills Hall, School of Journalism, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, U.S.A.