Barry Petersen (BSJ70, MSJ72)

Barry Petersen was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the St. Louis Press Club, presented by Club President William Greenblatt. The award recognized Petersen’s more than four decades of work as a CBS News Correspondent, especially his story about his wife, Jan Petersen, and her struggle with Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease that aired on the program CBS Sunday Morning. Petersen also wrote “Jan’s Story: Love Lost to the Long Goodbye of Alzheimer’s”. Jan succumbed to the disease in 2013.