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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. During high school I started working at KFXB-TV in Dubuque Iowa as a production assistant. After attending Webster University I landed a job at WRSP/WCCU In Springfield Illinois. Then, I made the move to a larger market at WSTR in Cincinnati, Ohio.

In 2006 I was able to move back to St. Louis to work at KPLR in the promotions department. I made Emmy nominated campaigns. Eventually I found my niche as the head of KPLR's web department.

The merger with KTVI meant a lot more newscasts to produce for the web. Experience and experimenting with web content makes my days fly by. We throw a lot of spaghetti at the wall. Sometimes something sticks and goes viral. I enjoy touching so many people's lives through their phones, tablets, browsers and televisions. Now, I lead the team at one of the top websites in St. Louis.

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    O’Fallon, Missouri’s viral anthem that you probably haven’t heard

    O’FALLON, MO – The city of O’Fallon started in the 1850’s after westward migration through St. Charles County on the Booneslick Trail.  Now the city is one of largest municipalities in St. Charles County. The city with the motto, “Tradition with Vision” now has an anthem titled, “The O’Fallon State of Mind.” DJ Rockette put together this music video featuring Kelsey Bean.  The parody of Jay Z and Alicia Keys, “Empire State of Mind” showcases the best O’Fallon has to […]

  • Join KPLR 11 for the Cardinals Opening Day Pep Rally

    ST. LOUIS, MO – Make sure to join KPLR 11 along with Y-98 and Fresh 102.5 for our home opener pep rally  Monday at 10am in Kiener Plaza. Enjoy food, giveaways, interactive games and live music before the Cardinals host the Milwaukee Brewers. Opening day schedule according to the St. Louis Cardinals: 11am – 2pm:  Cardinals Official Opening Day Pre-Game Pep Rally, sponsored by Hardee’s:  The Cardinals, Ballpark Village and Hardee’s will host a pre-game pep rally in the Ballpark […]

  • Missing Arnold police dog located

    ARNOLD, MO (KTVI) – The search is over in Jefferson County. A police K-9 is no longer missing. A spokesperson for the Arnold Police Department contacted Fox 2 News late Wednesday night to inform the station that Rocky, an eight-year-old German Shepherd, was located not too far from his home in the Eagle Point subdivision, alive and well. He ran away from his home around 10 p.m. Tuesday. Nearly a dozen officers spent most of the day Wednesday searching for […]

  • Homes evacuated over Benld mine collapse

    MACOUPIN COUNTY, IL (KPLR) – Four homes in the southern Illinois town of Benld were evacuated Wednesday over damage caused by recent mine subsidence. Benld Police Chief James Zirkelbach said authorities checked six square blocks, between West Dorsey Street, South Illinois Street and South Kentucky. More than a dozen homes are believed to have damaged foundations. The homes were evacuated as a precaution after authorities detected methane gas leaks in three homes. Roads also cracked and buckled. Benld, named after […]

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    Election results for over 600 Missouri & Illinois municipal races

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – More than 600 municipal races will be decided in Missouri and Illinois. Early voters were able to cast their ballots before the severe weather moved into the Saint Louis area Tuesday morning. All eyes are on Ferguson where voter turnout could change the racial makeup of the city council as it moves forward after the Michael Brown shooting and civil unrest. Currently just one city council member is African American in Ferguson. Four African-American candidates […]

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    Body found in north St. Louis neighborhood

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A body has been found in a north St. Louis neighborhood.  The Fire Department confirms that the victim was found near the intersection of Ashland and North Newstead. More details will be posted as this story develops.  Refresh this page for the latest update.

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    Prank photo has the “World’s Largest Bottle of Catsup” airlifted to new owners

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill – A southern Illinois landmark has mysteriously been sold on April 1st. That is according to a tweet from the Brook’s Catsup Bottle. The message posted to social media reads, “Financing came thru early April 1. on my way to retirement in sunny FLA #LivingLarge” The April Fool’s Day post underlines a real conundrum for the owners of the roadside attraction. The asking price for the 65-year-old piece of Americana is $200,000. So far no bids have been […]

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    The Great Gonzo Performs ‘The Humpty Dance’ by Digital Underground

    Two things you never thought would come together, Muppets and Humpty-Hump.  Thanks to some creative editing this classic gets a new, hilarious, lease on life. The YouTube description states: The Muppets perform their version of the Digital Undergound classic, “The Humpty Dance.” Starring Gonzo as Shock G, featuring the chickens on backup vocals. Video by Mylo the Cat, aka the guy who did the Beastie Boys/Muppets mashup.

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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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