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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
  • Luke Matheny posts heartfelt note about his father’s career with the Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Cardinals have fired manager Mike Matheny during his seventh season with the team hovering around .500. The Cardinals announced Matheny’s firing after an 8-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night, a defeat that dropped St. Louis to 47-46 and seven games back of the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs. Luke Matheny posted this message to his Twitter account Sunday morning, “People can say what they want, but I am so incredibly proud of you Pops. […]

  • St. Louis woman with cerebral palsy goes viral in Crossfit video

    ST. LOUIS, MO — A major milestone for a St. Louis woman with cerebral palsy.  She’s conquering the disease one tire pull at a time. Crossfit of south St. Louis County posted a video to their Twitter account over the weekend that went viral . In the tweet, Tiffany Eickhoff expresses her excitement saying, “I have a physical disability called cerebral palsy. I work out at CrossFit 314 in St. Louis, Missouri. Yesterday in class for the first time ever I pulled a […]

  • Cardinals suspend Papa John’s relationship after founder uses racial slur

    John Schnatter, the founder and public face of Papa John’s pizza, resigned as the company’s chairman hours after he apologized for using the N-word on a conference call in May. The St. Louis Cardinals released this statement: “We are suspending all Papa John’s promotional activations until further notice. We are working with MLB and Papa John’s during the All-Star break to evaluate our partnership and will decide how to proceed from there.” Papa John’s said in a statement late Wednesday it would appoint […]

  • Cedar Hill shooter contemplated killing victim for months, according to police

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – Details are coming in about a murder in quiet Cedar Hill neighborhood that turned into a five-hour standoff. When authorities arrived, they found Steven Treece, 62, standing over a Donna Treece’s body on the porch of his house. He is now charged with 1st-degree murder, armed criminal action and 2 counts of unlawful use of a weapon. A witness tells police that she heard a gunshot in the 8400 block of East View Wednesday morning. When […]

  • Build-A-Bear cites overwhelming crowds for closing ‘Pay-Your-Age-Day’ promotion early

    ST. LOUIS, MO — High interest in Build-A-Bear Workshop’s “Pay Your Age Day” has caused the promotion to end early. Earlier this week the company announced that on July 12 customers can pay their current age for any make-your-own furry friend in all stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Build-A-Bear added this update on Facebook, “Per local authorities, we cannot accept additional Guests at our locations due to crowds and safety concerns. We have closed lines […]

  • Man in custody as Jefferson County standoff ends

    CEDAR HILL, Mo. – Jefferson County authorities have a man in custody following an hours-long standoff Wednesday morning in Cedar Hill. Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 8400 block of Eastview at around 5:30 a.m. They encountered a man holding a firearm when they arrived on the scene.  They also spotted the lifeless body of a woman on the front porch.  Police said the man pointed a gun at them during the encounter. Sheriff Dave Marshak […]

  • Reward jumps to $15,000 for suspects in pizza delivery murder

    ST. LOUIS — An Imo’s Pizza delivery driver was shot in the neck on July 4, 2018 while he was making a delivery in south St. Louis City. Dave Matthews, 31, died from his injuries Saturday morning. The Imo’s family announced early Tuesday morning that they will donate $10,000 in honor of Matthews to St. Louis Regional Crime Stoppers.  Now CrimeStoppers says their $5,000 reward plus the money from the Imo’s donation could get a tipster with correct information $15,000 […]

  • Pevely Police Department’s impressive ‘lip-sync challenge’ includes choreography

    ST. LOUIS, MO – The Pevely Police Department has accepted the lip-sync challenge that is sweeping social media across.  Their submission is impressive.  It includes a choreographed dance routine. The video has gone viral just a few hours after they posted it to Facebook with thousands of shares and reactions. The Pevely Police Department posted the video to their Facebook page with this description: “Last week we were “challenged” by our lovely community to participate in the viral Lip Sync […]

  • Build-A-Bear Workshop’s ‘Pay-Your-Age’ day is this Thursday

    ST. LOUIS – The Build-A-Bear Workshop says that guests who visit stores on Thursday can take part in “Pay Your Age Day.” That means that on July 12 they will just have to pay their current age for any make-your-own furry friend in all stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. According to a press release, Build-A-Bear created the one-day promotion “to kick off its new, everyday celebration of birthdays.” “We have overwhelming data that indicates Build-A-Bear is synonymous […]

  • Illinois man helping to save soccer team trapped in Thai cave

    MARION, Ill. – A southern Illinois man is helping to save a soccer team trapped in a cave in Thailand. Thanet Ntisri and his wife, Yada, own Thai-D restaurant in Marion, Illinois. Thanet is helping to pump water out of the cave to help bring the 12 boys and their coach to safety. The Thai restaurant posted this message to their Facebook page: “Have you heard about the recent news in Thailand about the 12 boys and their coach that were […]

  • Missing Marine’s body found in river at Fort Leonard Wood

    UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Pfc. Corey Staten. He was assigned to the Marine Corps Detachment at Fort Leonard Wood. FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. — The body of a missing Marine was found Thursday morning in the Big Piney River on Fort Leonard Wood. The identification of the victim is being withheld until next-of-kin is notified. The Marine was assigned to the Marine Corps Detachment on Fort Leonard Wood. The Marine went missing at around 4:30pm on July […]

  • Body with ‘multiple puncture wounds’ found in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Police found a body with multiple puncture wounds in the 4500 block of Carrie Thursday at around 11:15am. They were called to the after a call for a “Supposed Sudden Death.” The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim has not been identified. The Homicide Division responded and assumed the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).