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I'm the Executive Producer of Interactive Content in St. Louis Missouri for KTVI and KPLR television. Our social media and web content at both TV stations is the focus of my day. 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 worn a lot of hats in my career producing material both for on-air and online. I started working in television at KFXB-TV in Dubuque Iowa. In Springfield Illinois at WRSP/WCCU I made commercials, promos and the website. In Cincinnati Ohio at WSTR I worked as a producer. The move back to St. Louis meant working as a promotions producer for KPLR and eventually as the web team leader for KTVI.

Now, I live in South City and own a small art gallery and studio.

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    Mike Brown question sparks MetroLink beating caught on video

    WARNING:  THIS VIDEO CONTAINS IMAGES AND LANGUAGE THAT MAY OFFEND SOME VIEWERS. ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A MetroLink beating captured on video is now lighting up social media in St. Louis.  Viewers sent the video to FOX 2 on Twitter and Facebook pages looking for answers.  Police say the beating happened on Monday evening at 9:54pm.  The victim, a 43-year-old white male,  tells investigators that a question about Mike Brown sparked the incident. Twan Davis posted the video to […]

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    St. Louis man in prison for spending fake $100 at Sauget club

    SAUGET, IL (KPLR) – He tried to make it rain and is now doing some hard time. Wade Buckner, 26, of St. Louis is spending 9 days in prison for trying to pass counterfeit bills at an Illinois strip club. Buckner admits to passing counterfeit bills at the Oz club on March 7, 2013.  A release from the Department of Justice says that he tried to pass a $100 bill to a bartender to buy drinks.  The bartender immediately realized […]

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    University City murder suspect caught in Arizona after police chase

    PINAL COUNTY, AZ – A Missouri murder suspect has been captured by Arizona Police after a high speed chase.  He is accused of killing a University City woman in an office on Tuesday morning. The Arizona Department of Public Safety says that Michael Mcafee, 52, refused to pull over for a traffic stop.  He led them on a chase on westbound I-10 on Thursday night.  Police were able to stop his car with stop sticks.  Mcafee crashed his vehicle and […]

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    Zayn Malik is leaving One Direction to ‘be a normal 22-year-old’

    Zayn Malik is leaving One Direction. The singer says he is quitting so he can “be a normal 22-year-old who is able to relax and have some private time out of the spotlight.” “My life with One Direction has been more than I could ever have imagined,” says Malik in a statement posted to Facebook. “But, after five years, I feel like it is now the right time for me to leave the band. I’d like to apologise to the […]

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    Two police officers shot near Ferguson Police Department; Both expected to survive

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Two police officers were shot near the Ferguson Police Department at around midnight.   Protesters were marching after Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson’s resignation.  Three shots rang out and the officers standing in a line were hit.  They are expected to survive. A 32-year-old Webster Groves police officer with 5-years of service was shot in the face. The second officer, a 41-year-old, 14-year veteran of the St. Louis County Police Department, was shot in the shoulder. There […]

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    The wealthiest zip codes in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The city proper has seen its fair share of change over the years. One facet of that change has been the creation of wealth. FindTheBest analyzed the most current Five-Year American Community Survey (ACS) data released by the Census Bureau in late 2013 to determine which cities in America contain higher proportions of wealthy households. Taking it one step further, here are the 11 wealthiest counties in St Louis listed in descending order by median […]

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    “Where should we eat?” – The top spot in St. Louis may surprise you

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – It’s Friday night. You’ve had a long week – too long, as far as you’re concerned – and what you could really use is a delicious, hassle-free dinner to ring in the weekend. But then comes the dreaded question: “Where should we eat?” There are two kinds of people in this world: those who like to choose specific cuisine first, and those who prefer to explore their options in a given neighborhood. Whichever of the […]

  • Fatal crash involving multiple vehicles in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – One person died Thursday after a multi-vehicle accident in a north St. Louis neighborhood. The crash happened near the intersection of Fair and Rosalie in the Fairgrounds / O’Fallon neighborhood. The accident ended with the back of an SUV slamming into the entrance of the St. Paul Temple Missionary Baptist Church, and a second vehicle stopped in the middle of the street. A woman who witnessed the accident said the SUV came speeding down Rosalie, […]

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    Read a full transcription of Eric Holder’s press conference on the DOJ Ferguson report

    WASHINGTON DC – The Justice Department on Wednesday released a scathing 102-page report revealing systemic racial discrimination against African-Americans at the hands of the Ferguson Police Department and city officials. After an extensive federal civil rights probe, the Justice Department found what it described as “unlawful bias against and stereotypes about African-Americans,” resulting in repeated violations of the First and Fourth Amendments and excessive uses of force. US Attorney General Eric Holder gave a press conference about the report. This […]

  • Homeless man dies in downtown St. Louis tent fire

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A fire killed a homeless man Friday in his tent near the Mississippi riverfront north of downtown while he was struggling to keep warm with a propane heater. On Friday night, roughly 150 homeless men and women took advantage of the hot meal and warm place to sleep at the 12th and Park Center. The man who died was there the night before, where the staff says he appeared agitated and left early Friday morning. […]

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    What color is this dress? Some see white & gold, others blue & black

    There’s a fierce debate taking over the Internet — and if you haven’t heard about “the dress,” you probably will soon. Tumblr user swiked uploaded a photo of a dress on Wednesday and asked: “Guys please help me – is this dress white and gold, or blue and black? Me and my friends can’t agree…” The image quickly went viral with some saying the dress is blue and black while others insist it’s white and gold. But how can this […]

  • Woman tries to kick owners out of $4.7 million Chesterfield mansion

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI) – Police say a woman going by the name “Queen” tried to file false paperwork to take possession of a $4.7 million home last summer.  Lakresha Slaughter, 28, filed a claim with the St. Louis County recorder of deeds for the Chesterfield home on July 3rd. The couple who own the home put it on the market and took it off.  They were still living in the mansion when “Queen” put a sovereign claim on the home. […]


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