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Jeannie Brandstetter

Jeannie Brandstetter

Former journalist and western Kentucky native Jeannie Brandstetter has served as communications director for the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys for 14 years. Prior to that, she wrote and edited for newspapers in Kentucky and Tennessee and contracted as a public affairs specialist for the U.S. Department of Energy.

COMMENTARY

If it can save a life, why won’t you just wear a mask?

By: - December 7, 2020

I volunteered to work on Election Day in Cole County, and took training as an election judge. At 54, I’m younger than most volunteers who might not feel safe working, I reasoned, and I had a ton of vacation days to use, so why not? I was worried about COVID but decided I just needed […]