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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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Recent Articles
  • Rescued puppies doing better at Humane Society

    (KTVI) -  They stole the hearts of viewers earlier this week,  more than three dozen chihuahuas and other small mixed breeds rescued from a suspected hoarder in Carter County. An investigation continues into whether their owner will be facing any charges.  But for now the focus has been getting this pups healthy and ready for their forever homes.    Their owner had placed all 39 of  her dogs in this crate and was reportedly close to dumping them on the side […]

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    15 St. Louis Instagram accounts to follow

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) -  Out of all current social media sites, there is perhaps no one that rivals the creative spirit and energy of Instagram. The popular photo and video sharing app is a popular destination for photographers, both amateur and professional, to share their works and ideas with others. It’s also a great way for businesses to connect with their clients and fans by giving them a look at the inner workings of their daily operations. And since […]

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    ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic hits No. 1 with ‘Mandatory Fun’

    It’s “Mandatory”: “Weird Al” Yankovic is Number One. The long-haired comic musician’s new album, “Mandatory Fun,” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart of best-selling albums with 104,000 in sales, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It’s Yankovic’s first No. 1 of his more than 30-year career. It’s the first No. 1 comedy album on Billboard’s charts since Allan Sherman’s “My Son, the Nut” in 1963 — the album that contained Sherman’s biggest hit, “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh.” Yankovic’s album […]

  • Police find person dead in St. Peters home

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KPLR) – A suspect  barricaded in a St. Peters home has taken their own life. St. Charles police, firefighters and the SWAT team arrived on the scene since 10am.  They have located a body. Police initially responded to a call of someone trying to overdose on pills.  When they arrived at the scene they heard gunshots.  They then found a body in the backyard. The reason for the heavy police presence was because investigators were concerned that […]

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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 […]

  • Empty playgrounds and bored kids

    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 […]

  • LACLEDES LANDING COBBLE STONE STREETS

    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 […]

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    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, […]