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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.

Webster University in St. Louis is my alma mater. 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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    Attackers turn on man recording incident on South Grand

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A man says he captured a beating on South Grand on video.  The suspects were not happy about being recorded so they went after the videographer. A white Chevy Blazer was parked near the intersection of Pestalozzi street and South Grand Avenue at around 7:20pm on Thursday night.  The person who shot the video says he saw a woman trapped inside the car.  Men were punching her yelling, “I will kill you.”  A friend called […]

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    Facebook changing news feed to feature more trending stories and instant updates

    Two big changes to Facebook’s news feed were announced Thursday. You will start seeing stories about trending topics higher up in your feed and when friends like a post influences when it will be seen in others feeds. Facebook made these announcements in a post to their newsroom blog. The people behind the world’s biggest social network have been listening to their users. Software engineer Erich Owens and David Vickrey write, “Our goal with News Feed is to show everyone […]

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    Newest Budweiser Clydesdale named, “Memory”

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Anheuser Busch has a new member of the family.  A foal named “Memory” was introduced to A-B’s twitter followers on Thursday. This latest member of the iconic brand joins the heard of around 250 Clydesdale horses.  The brewery started with a gift of six horses to commemorate the end of Prohibition.  They toured the East Coast in 1933 eventually delivering cases of beer to President Roosevelt. The horses now tour the world and have been […]

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    Netropolitan: Facebook for rich people (just pay $9,000)

    (KTVI) – Would you enjoy social media more without all those pesky 99-percenters complaining about their mortgage payments and high cable bills? For a mere $9,000, Netropolitan is here to help. Launched Tuesday, Netropolitan bills itself as “the online country club for people with more money than time.” Seriously. To join, users must pony up $9,000 for dues and a membership fee, then another $3,000 per year after that. If it all seems like a joke — an elaborate ruse […]

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    Time travel with Fredbird in the Cardinals newest Instagram video series

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis Cardinals have launched another original video series on Instagram.  “Bird to the Future” follows announcer John Rooney as he tries to uncover the truth behind the baseball museum located in Ballpark Village.  Where did all of the artifacts come from?  It appears they were snatched from the past.  Follow Fredbird as he goes back to the future in this September series. Last year the Cards did an Office parody called, “The Front […]

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    Report of “tiger on the loose” turns out to be something far less dangerous

    BRYANT, AR – A woman told police officers that she saw a tiger and was afraid to approach it.  Police found a very different situation when they arrived. When officers checked on the report of a “tiger on the loose” they found something far less dangerous, a very large stuffed animal. The Bryant Police Department posted to Facebook, “Officer VanVeelen located the “tiger” and was even nice enough to give him a ride to the Police Department.”

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    Accident shuts down two lanes of southbound I-270 near Olive

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – MoDOT reports a traffic accident has closed two left lanes of southbound I-270 just before Olive. Emergency vehicles are on the scene.  The expected clearance time is around 2pm.

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    Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro stepping down in 2014

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro is stepping down at the end of this year.  She has come under fire for the issues with the Normandy School district in St. Louis.  This February the NAACP asked her to resign because of a push to force Missouri’s unaccredited school districts into a super school district. The Associated press reports that the struggling Normandy school district in St. Louis County saw its academic performance drop to the lowest […]

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    Happy 50th Birthday Glenn Zimmerman

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) -We’re celebrating Glenn Zimmerman’s 50th birthday.  The morning started out with some special donuts from Strange Donuts — bacon donuts! Then the Lindbergh High School band where Glenn attended high school formed a giant 5-0 to wish our meteorologist a happy birthday.  SkyFOX Helicopter captured the moment from the air. Later on, Glenn got a cake courtesy of Schnucks and Mack Bradley as well as some awesome treats from Kenricks Catering. Awesome cake from @SchnuckMarkets for […]

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    Glen Carbon village names next police chief

    GLEN CARBON, IL(AP)  – The southwestern Illinois village of Glen Carbon soon will have a new police chief. The village’s governing board has approved of Collinsville Police Department Assistant Police Chief Todd Link as John Lakin’s eventual replacement, the Belleville News-Democrat reported. Lakin is running unopposed for Madison County sheriff as a Democrat in the November election. Link, 48, is a Collinsville High School graduate who has bachelor’s degrees in English and political science from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. […]


    Teen waiting for bus killed in St. Clair crash – Multiple drivers charged

    ST. CLAIR, MO (KTVI) – A 15-year-old died Friday morning after being hit by a car while he stood  on the side of the road.  He was waiting for the school bus. Missouri Highway Patrol says Donald Tipton, of St. Clair, Missouri died on the scene at Highway 30 and Highway 47 just outside of St. Clair, Mo.  shortly after 7am. Street racing may have been a factor in the crash.  Authorities say Ethan Humphries, 23, of Londell was driving […]

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    Will the Rams move back to Los Angeles? ESPN Radio’s Steve Mason thinks so

    Steve Mason of ESPN radio thinks the Rams will be going back to Los Angeles. Tim Leiweke is leaving Maple Leaf Sports. He is the former president of Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG). The group owns the Los Angeles Kings, the Los Angeles Galaxy, part of the Los Angeles Lakers. Rams owner Stan Kronke is his old boss. Mason thinks the Rams will come to Los Angeles and Leiweke is the executive that will make that all happen. There will be […]