Joe Westbury

Former Index managing editor Joe Westbury served with the news journal for 20 years before retiring earlier this year. The career journalist with the Southern Baptist Convention for 42 years has traveled extensively telling the story of Southern Baptist missionaries at home and around the world. He is a 1974 graduate of Union University. Westbury served as a career journalist at The Jackson (TN) Sun newspaper, the former Baptist Brotherhood Commission, the former Home Mission Board, and the North American Mission Board before joining The Index in January 1998.