The FOX2 and KPLR 11 Shadow Program is an initiative that introduces local high school juniors and seniors to an up and coming career in broadcasting. This program offers students the opportunity to gain knowledge and exposure to day-to-day operations of newscasts. The inside look at a career in local television from what to expect as a reporter, to production, to technical, to creative services, and sales.

Each candidate will be assigned a mentor/leader to oversee their designated department program.

To be considered for the shadow program each candidate must:

  • Be a junior or senior at a local high school.
  • Must provide an academic reference from their high school.
  • Adhere to the station policies while in the Shadow Program.
  • Must provide parent/legal guardian signed consent form prior to the Shadow start date.
  • Be able to participate in a minimum of 8 hours or a maximum of 16 hours.
  • Must show up for every scheduled program event on time.

For questions on the program, please contact Mary Hill


Phone: 314-213-2222

To apply for the shadow program, please fill out the fields below: