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I'm the Executive Producer of Interactive Content in St. Louis Missouri for KTVI and KPLR television. I help make the websites hum and our social networks buzz. If you're having a problem with the website I can help you find a story, fix a typo or get you in contact with our assignment desk.

I've worked in television since I was 17 years old. I started at KFXB-TV in Dubuque Iowa running the studio camera and working the teleprompter. I went to Webster University for television production and have worked at several other TV stations in the Midwest. I was a producer in Springfield / Champaign Illinois at WRSP/WCCU. I also worked in Cincinnati Ohio at WSTR as a promotions producer before moving back to St. Louis.

Now, I live in South City and am an active member of my neighborhood association.

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    Teen missing from St. Peters last seen on July 8th

    ST. PETERS, MO (KPLR) – Police are looking for a teen who has been missing since July 8th.  Police say that Tiy Salazar, 15, ran away from home after a disagreement with his parents.  He lives at a home near Laurel Park. Investigators say in a release that Salazar does not have access to a vehicle or cell phone. They also do not suspect any foul play. He may have connections to the Normandy area. Anyone with information about the […]

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    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The kids are about halfway through their summer, so are they bored yet?

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    Big Muddy Blues Fest announces national artist line-up

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Some big acts are coming to downtown St. Louis for the area’s biggest blues music festival. Local and national artists will play three stages at Laclede’s Landing on August 30-31 for Big Muddy Blues fest. Festival goers will experience a full range of Blues styles, from Louisiana, Chicago, St. Louis and more throughout the newly rebuilt cobblestone streets of the Landing. National and Regional Touring Artist Line-up: Saturday, August 30th Atlanta, Ga. artist Tinsley Ellis […]

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    Police looking for South Broadway Family Dollar robbers

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Police need your help identifying two men accused of robbing a Family Dollar on South Broadway. Officers are asking you to take a good look at these pictures. The first suspect is said to have shown a firearm and demanded money from an employee, threatening to shoot her if she didn’t hand it over. Both suspects ran from the store after taking the cash. No one was hurt. Anyone who recognizes the suspects is asked […]

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    Manchester pool closes after patron tests positive for parasite

    MANCHESTER, MO (KPLR) – The pool at the Manchester Aquatic Center has been closed because someone tested positive for the parasite crytosporidium. The St. Louis County Department of Health says that the individual did not acquirer the parasite from the pool. But, in an abundance of caution the facility has been closed an the pool is being chemically treated. Cryptosporidiosis is a gastrointestinal illness characterized by diarrhea and stomach cramps, dehydration, nausea, vomiting, fever for 72 hours or more. The […]


    Laclede’s Landing celebrates smoother streets

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – The cobblestones are not gone, they are just reset. This is according to the Laclede’s Landing Neighborhood Association. Leaders plan to celebrate the end of work on 2nd Street between Washington Avenue and Morgan Street. The $1.46-million project left behind a smoother ride for drivers used to slowing to a crawl over the historic cobblestones. But, the work was more than just a surface facelift. Workers moved underground water lines, rebuilt street bases and upgraded […]


    Get “Lost and Found” with a new audio tour of downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – If you’ve got an hour to spare, Randy Tankersley wants you to get lost and found in downtown St. Louis. ‘I think it’s important know your history out of respect for all those that came before us,’ says Randy Tankersley. Long before the Arch became a fixture on the riverfront, this sleepy river town saw a lot of this nation’s history. Videographer Randy Tankersley has been compiling tales that have been lost and found for […]

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    Larry Conners returns to St. Louis airwaves on the “Big” 550 KTRS

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Former news anchor Larry Conners will be broadcasting again in St. Louis.  He will be the new host of the “Big” 550 KTRS’ weeknight news-talk program. <a href=”http://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/columns/joe-holleman/larry-conners-returning-full-time-to-stl-airwaves/article_e3a5f058-44b8-5cc8-b59c-20fbc7fb91d7.html&#8221; target=”_blank”>The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that </a>Conners will be on from 9pm to midnight. Conners writes in a Facebook post, “Radio has always been my first love since I started in broadcasting at age 16.” He says that the show will be a mix of interviews, news, […]

  • Video: Speeding woman sings national anthem before being tased on I-44

    EUREKA, MO (KTVI) – St. Louis County Police are scratching their heads, but praising their officer, after a bizarre incident Monday afternoon on I-44.  Video sent to the Fox 2 Newsroom by a passing motorist shows the end of the ordeal as a woman was tased by an officer after she tried to jump into oncoming traffic. According to St. Louis County Police Officer Brian Schellman, around 4 p.m. Monday, an officer was westbound on I-44 when he spotted a […]

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    Man shot at Festus Walmart

    FESTUS, MO (KPLR) – A man has been shot inside a Jefferson County Walmart bathroom.  Two suspects have been taken into police custody in connection with the shooting. There are no details yet about the extent of the man’s injuries.  One witness tells FOX 2 News that the man was shot in the leg.   The injuries appear to be non-life threatening. The store is currently closed to the public while police investigate. More details will be posted as this story develops.

  • FAA – No criminal charges for man who crashed drone into a St. Louis building

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – The owner of the drone that crashed into a building in downtown St. Louis has been identified.  The 51-year-old man from Mountain View, California not being charged with any crime. He tells police that he was in St. Louis for his mother’s birthday.  He was using the drone to record videos of historic buildings.  He lost contact with the drone while flying it from the top of the parking garage at  295 N. 7th Street. […]


    “HiddenCash314″ turning St. Louis into a scavenger hunt

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – An anonymous donor is turning St. Louis into a modern-day treasure hunt. The “Hidden Cash” craze hit California last week. Now, a social media campaign called “HiddenCash314″ is doing the same scavenger hunt in Missouri. They say that they are dropping envelopes of cash in several secret locations around St. Louis. The account posted a picture of an envelope behind a bench on Sunday in St. Louis County. The clue posted to Twitter was, “Creve […]