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Alexandra grew up in Albany, NY where she cultivated a passion for politics and a love for writing. She attending SUNY Geneseo in Rochester, NY earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. Her degree landed her a job as a Press Coordinator in the N.Y.S. Assembly before she decided to take the road less traveled and move to NYC looking to start a new chapter of her life. It was there in NYC she found her true calling: freelance networking and small business management. She now lives in Brooklyn, NY where she manages her social media management company SocialMe Media and Fiverr profile every day from her Court Street apartment.
Dave is a managing member of St Louis Media, LLC and serves as the Managing Editor. Dave is also the managing member of MaxGroup Marketing.
Caley Johnson holds a Bachelors degree from The University of Missouri – St. Louis in Elementary Education. Her areas of special study have been in English and Science. Caley has lived in St. Louis most of her life, with the exception of eight years during which she lived in Salida Colorado. Caley enjoys learning and working with students on a daily basis.
Jill Enders is an award winning journalist. She is the proud recipient of the 2015 Missouri Broadcaster’s Association award for Best News Series. Jill won this prestigious first place award for her piece “Ferguson Year In Review” she wrote, produced, and voiced for KTRS radio, where she also currently works as an anchor, reporter, and writer.
Over the past twenty years, Jill has worn many hats in the broadcast industry. She has worked as a D.J., field reporter, production director, copy writer, airborne traffic reporter, anchor, and news bureau chief. Jill has covered a wide variety of high profile stories during her career, including the Flood of ’93, presidential debates, and the Ferguson Crisis.
Jill also has acted in TV, film, and stage. Her experience as an actress allows her to provide her acting students with a practical insight of the entertainment industry.
Jill is a native St. Louisian and a graduate of Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.
Kathy Bratkowski is an award-winning writer and multimedia producer. Her television work has been recognized with eleven regional Emmy® awards and multiple Telly awards. Her documentaries and programs have screened at film festivals (St. Louis International Film Festival and New York Television Festival). She writes and produces videos and web content for dozens of national corporations. In a previous life, she was a television news producer and worked in the corporate world. She is a published feature and short story writer and has an M.A. in Marketing and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing. She teaches Multimedia Storytelling (aka Convergence Media Production) at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park.
Susan Smith-Harmon is an experienced writer, editor, and broadcast journalist with a strong news background. She’s worked in radio and television news, and for national and international newswire services.
She began her career in public radio while still a student at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (where she earned a B.A. in Communications). She soon made the jump to news/talk radio, handling assignments from field reporting, airborne traffic, and news anchor, to producing and hosting daily talk shows. She’s also worked in television, most recently as the inaugural producer for The Allman Report on KDNL-TV 30, and as a news writer and reporter for national and international newswire services.
Jacqui is a multiple Emmy award winning journalist, television producer, writer, director and voice over talent. She’s earned thirteen Emmy Awards, forty-two Emmy Nominations, fifty-three Telly Awards, and two Aurora Awards. Jacqui currently produces feature stories, short documentaries and live educational interactive simulcast specials for HEC-TV. As a writer/director, three of her short documentaries were featured in the St. Louis Filmmaker’s Showcase. During the Fall semesters, Jacqui is a guest expert for Washington University’s Denise Ward Brown grant funded, Tale of Two Cities: Documenting Our Divide film-making class. Jacqui has also penned numerous articles and stories for magazines and Journal publications.
Marty is a managing member of St Louis Media, LLC. He also serves as the Editor in chief of STL.News and STLRestaurant.News. Marty is Google Certified, Bing Accredited, SEO Certified and a member of the United States Press Agency.
Kara Savio is an Emmy award-winning journalist. She has experience as a morning news anchor for an ABC Affiliate, and as a drive time news and traffic reporter on radio. As an experienced writer and storyteller, Kara currently produces feature stories for HEC-TV and STL TV; as a model and an actress, she appears in commercials, industrial films, and in magazine print ads.
Her familiar voice is frequently booked for voice over projects. Kara has earned numerous industry awards including: Five Telly Awards, a NATOA Award, and an International Aurora Award, and received several Emmy nominations.
Marie D. Lipowicz is the managing member of The Lipowicz Law Firm. She has been in practice since 2010. Her main area of practice is family law, Marie handles divorce, paternity actions, custody cases, motions to modify, grandparent visitation cases, orders of protection and guardianship and she provides her clients with dedicated, efficient, legal services at competitive rates.
Lipowicz graduated in 2005 from St Louis University School of Law and has focused her legal career on family law. Marie is a certified Guardian ad Litem and has experience in all aspects of family law litigation, from filing the case through trial or settlement. Marie truly enjoys helping her clients through their most difficult times and strives to provide them with real solutions and solid legal representation.
Marie is licensed in Missouri and currently practices in Jefferson, St. Charles, Franklin and St Louis counties as well as St Louis City. She is also admitted to practice in the Eastern District of Missouri, United States District Court.
Krista Mosby Tolbert, a St. Louis native grew up with a passion for the fashion industry and communications. After attending the University of Missouri-Columbia with a B.A. in Communications, she started her career in the retail field. Working for numerous Big Box department stores and Specialty retail, she gained her knowledge and skills in management, buying, marketing and business. As the owner of Women’s Closet Exchange STL, nationally recognized designer resale boutique, she uses her experience in retail and her expertise in luxury and designer goods to bring the very best affordable luxury to the St. Louis area . Krista has earned business awards from the St. Louis YWCA-Leader of Distinction and Iota Phi Lambda Outstanding Business Award.