Tag: St. Louis

C-SPAN and Spectrum to honor local student documentary directors

C-SPAN and Spectrum will visit a variety of St. Louis region schools starting Wednesday to celebrate winners for C-SPAN’s annual student video documentary competition. Both C-SPAN and Spectrum will celebrate students efforts in the documentary competition, StudentCam which announced the winners in March. During their visit both companies will present StudentCam certificates of merit to Clayton High School, Kirkwood High School, and Liberty High School on April 25. Since 2006, the public affairs network has […]

RELEASE: FleishmanHillard Expands Southern California Leadership with Isobel Coney

ST. LOUIS, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — FleishmanHillard (FH) today announced the hire of Isobel Coney as a senior vice president and partner. Based in the agency’s Los Angeles office, Coney is responsible for leading and growing the firm’s brand marketing portfolio across Southern California, where the agency has seen strong new business performance and client growth, particularly in the consumer, entertainment and technology sectors. Additionally, Coney joins the leadership team within the firm’s global business development function – a dedicated agency unit to invigorate […]

Krewson, Stenger ask governor to fill long vacated Bi-State Development Board seat

St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger sent a letter to Governor Eric Greitens on Wednesday requesting that he fill a long vacant position on the Bi-State Development Agency board. Krewson and Stenger originally requested the governor to fill the seat back in August and submitted potential nominees to fill one Missouri vacancy and to replace four Missouri members on the Bi-State Development Agency board whose terms have expired. The main […]

RELEASE: Cards place Gyorko on D.L., recall Bader from Memphis (AAA)

MILWAUKEE, WI, April 3, 2018 – Prior to tonight’s game, the St. Louis Cardinals placed infielder Jedd Gyorko (right hamstring strain) on the 10-day disabled list and recalled outfielder Harrison Bader from Memphis (AAA). Bader, the Cardinals Minor League Player of the Year in 2017, made his Major League debut last season, appearing in 32 games, hitting three home runs in his first 11 games in the majors. Bader, 23, posted a .283 batting mark […]

Attorney for ex-husband in Greitens scandal wants to block defense team’s call for subpoena and issue protection order

The St. Louis attorney representing the ex-husband of a woman who had an extramarital affair with Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has filed a motion to quash a subpoena from the defense team and issue a protective order against the governor. According to the motion filed by attorney Al Watkins, the ex-husband was issued a subpoena on Tuesday commanding him to appear in the city of St. Louis and testify under oath in a deposition requested […]

Judge denies Greitens’ defense team’s request for earlier trial

The judge presiding over the Gov. Eric Greitens’ trial for invasion of privacy denied the defense team’s request to move the trial up by more than a month. The defense team for the governor hoped to have the case held in two weeks on April 3, rather than the original hearing scheduled for May 14 before Circuit Judge Rex Burlison. On Wednesday, Burlison denied the defense team stating that he would not change the trial […]

RELEASE: St. Louis poised to lead reshoring of U.S. fashion and apparel industry

ST. LOUIS, March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — According to a recent article by the St. Louis Business Journal, St. Louis is on the leading edge of a national trend to re-shore apparel manufacturing jobs in the United States, attracting much-needed manufacturing investment and training skilled sewing talent. “With the launch of the Fashion Fund a few years ago, the emphasis on the business of fashion and what St. Louis has to offer as a strong foundation, I expect to see our fashion industry grow and national […]

St. Louis-based technology company bridges the gap between business and innovation

A technology company has grown to become a global technology solution provider with up to $10 billion in annual revenue, all from the backyard of St. Louis. World Wide Technology (WWT) was founded by David Steward in 1990 and hires thousands of IT engineers, developers and has testing labs for deploying various technologies that help customers bridge the gap between IT and business. Based in the City of St. Louis, WWT has over 4,000 employees and […]

Rep. Courtney Allen Curtis to Hold Special Committee Hearing on Airport Oversight

Rep. Courtney Allen Curtis, D-Ferguson, chair of the Special Committee on Urban Issues, will host a special committee hearing on Monday to discuss two pieces of legislation. The first bill  HB 2745, will establish The St. Louis Airport Oversight Commission consisting of members from cities adjacent to the St. Louis Lambert International Airport. This committee will have the power to review, and possibly veto, any decision from the airport’s governing body that could have a substantial […]

RELEASE: St. Louis area students win prizes in C-SPAN’s video documentary competition

WASHINGTON (March 7, 2018) – C-SPAN announced today that students from Kirkwood, Clayton and Lake Saint Louis, Missouri are winners in C-SPAN’s national 2018 StudentCam competition. Jack Rintoul, a student at Kirkwood High School, will receive $750 for his third-prize winning video, “Curing Hazelwood,” about freedom of speech. The following students have won honorable mention prizes, and each winning documentary will receive $250: Matthew Johnson, Kirkwood High School: “Your Cell Phone: Will the Vault be Opened?,” […]