Editorial: A look at the people and procedures guiding Post-Dispatch Editorial Board positions


Tod Robberson, 64, has been the editorial page editor since January 2016. He previously served eight years on the editorial board of The Dallas Morning News, where he received a Pulitzer Prize in editorial writing among other national and state awards. Before that, Tod was a foreign correspondent for the Morning News, The Washington Post and Reuters news agency. He has covered North and South America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Europe, Afghanistan and Pakistan and has lived in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Cyprus, El Salvador, Mexico, Colombia, Panama and the United Kingdom.

Gilbert Bailon, 62, is editor of the Post-Dispatch. He recently received the 2021 President’s Award from the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. His career in newspaper management began as executive editor of The Dallas Morning News and as the founding editor/publisher of its Spanish-language newspaper, Al Dia. Gilbert resigned after 21 years at The Dallas Morning News to become editorial page editor of the Post-Dispatch, later becoming editor. He oversees all print and digital news coverage, including the paper’s award-winning photography of the police shooting in Ferguson and the social unrest that followed. Gilbert received the Benjamin C. Bradlee Editor of the Year Award from the National Press Foundation for the newspaper’s coverage of the unrest in Ferguson in 2014. He also has worked for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, San Diego Union and Kansas City Star.

Views from the editorial board, opinions from guest and national columnists plus the latest letters from our readers.

Region: Metro East,Editorial,Opinion,City: St. Louis, MO

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August 14, 2021 at 12:09PM

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