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I’m the Emmy award-winning Executive Producer of Interactive Content for KTVI and KPLR television. I manage some of the top websites and social media in St. Louis.

I write breaking news stories, produce viral videos and manage our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. My team is often the first to confirm a story and alert our audience through our apps, social media and e-mail newsletters. We work with newscast producers to bridge the gap between online and on-air elements.

My work during the protests following the shooting of Michael Brown led to an Emmy for breaking news.


Recent Articles
  • ‘Hands just fine’ Matt Carpenter signals success with salsa update

    St. Louis infielder Matt Carpenter extended his on-base streak during Wednesday’s game against Washington to 33 games with a walk in the fifth. It’s the longest current streak in the majors. He left the game in the seventh after he was hit on the hand by a pitch from Matt Grace. The St. Louis Cardinals posted this update to Facebook Wednesday night: “After being hit, the trainers wanted to see if Matt Carpenter’s hand was ok. He tested his strength […]

  • Man shot in leg in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Police are investigating a north St. Louis shooting.  A 27-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 5800 block of Roosevelt Tuesday morning.  He was taken to the hospital and is now expected to survive. There was a large police presence at the scene after the shooting.  Police say this investigation is ongoing.  

  • Lead singer of The Urge in bodybuilding competition

    ST. LOUIS, MO — The lead singer of The Urge and owner of Steve’s Hot Dogs just competed in his first bodybuilding competition at the 2018 NPC Midwest Naturals Saturday in St Louis. Steve Ewing also just celebrated his 48th birthday. Ewing writes on Instagram, “Pretty much had the best weekend ever! Competed in my first bodybuilding competition, spent Sunday with my family eating pizza and cookie cake for my birthday! 48 ain’t so bad.” Ewing made eight records with […]

  • Music video shows students what it takes to prepare for the first day of school

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Administrators are letting students in on some of the work it takes to get ready for the first day of school in the Maplewood Richmond Heights School District. A video posted to the district’s Facebook page shows members of the Buildings and Grounds Department dancing to Bachman-Turner Overdrive’ “Takin’ Care Of Business.” The Maplewood Richmond Heights School Districted posted this message with a video to Facebook: “Welcome back! On behalf of the Buildings and Grounds Department, […]

  • Two women found dead in St. Louis home; hazardous gas detected

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Two sisters were found dead in a north St. Louis home Tuesday morning and first responders suspect a hazardous gas may be responsible. According to the St. Louis Fire Department, the incident occurred in the 3100 block of Whittier Street, that’s in the Greater Ville neighborhood. The women were not identified but said to be in their mid-50s. They were discovered by a boyfriend. One of the women was on the bed, while the other was located […]

  • Good Samaritan surprises man who has blindness with new home

    VILLA RIDGE, MO — A man living at a St. Louis area RV park got the surprise of his life from a man he recently met. Mike Graham met Alex, a visually impaired man after his camper was dropped off near his spot. Mike soon learned that Alex needed help and his home was falling apart. He put together a gift and caught Alex’s reaction on video. “When it rained, he had to sit in certain spots so the rain […]

  • I-270 temporarily closed at Mississippi River for police situation

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A police situation at the Chain of Rocks Bridge caused a major traffic backup Monday morning. The Illinois Department of Transportation said I-270 was closed in both directions at the Mississippi River to deal with the situation. The bridge was reopened to vehicles just after 11 a.m.

  • ‘It meant so much’ Tiger Woods thanks St. Louis golf fans for support

    It has been five years since Tiger Woods last won a golf tournament — 10 years since he secured the last of his 14 majors — but the former world No.1 had the world of golf abuzz with a remarkable charge to finish second behind Brooks Koepka in the US PGA at Bellerive. The resurgent Woods had the huge St. Louis crowd in raptures Sunday as he chased a first major title since the 2008 US Open — a feat which, given […]

  • Woman shoots viral video of ominous clouds forming over southern Illinois Walmart

    ANNA, IL – You walk out of Walmart and see this… What do you do? Maranda Marie Benefield shot video of ominous clouds over the Walmart in Anna, Illinois on August 7, 2018. FOX 2 Meteorologist Glenn Zimmerman says this incredible footage is of the beginning of a thunderstorm cloud forming. He says they can form close to the ground and rise up to lofty heights. The video, shared by “Live Storm Chasers” has been seen by millions of people […]

  • Sign language interpreter’s amazing metal performance in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO — A sign language interpreter’s performance at a metal concert at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre is going viral. John Canavera captured a clip of the woman’s performance at a Lamb of God show Thursday night. The metal concert on Riverport Drive in Maryland Heights featured Slayer with Lamb of God, Anthrax, Testament, and Napalm Death. He writes, “Watching the interpreter during @lambofgod is just pure entertainment.” Torri Ryder says she has been interpreting music for 23 years and has […]

  • Misspelled word in Illinois State Fair’s life-sized butter cow

    SPRINGFIELD, IL – “There is no spell check in butter.”  Those words from an apologetic sculptor of the Illinois State Fair’s life-sized butter cow sculpture. The word “bicentennial” was misspelled in the butter formed message at the base. Someone placed an “n” in the wrong place. Helpers of the artist corrected the misspelled word. Check out the butter cow at the Illinois State Fair In Springfield Illinois or visit the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia.

  • Mantovani will not contest primary election for St. Louis County Executive

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Incumbent Steve Stenger narrowly defeated Mark Mantovani to win the Democratic primary to likely keep his job as St. Louis County Executive. Without a well-known Republican challenger looming in the fall, the Democratic primary turned into the de facto election for the post. The ballot tally late Tuesday night was so close that it fell somewhere within one percent of the vote. Steve Stenger garnered 91,487 votes while Mark Mantovani had 90,330. St. Louis County authorities […]