Amanda Honigfort

Production Intern

Amanda will graduate from Saint Louis University in May with a degree in Communication and an emphasis in Journalism and Media Studies as well as minors in Marketing and Film Studies.

She is a public media and film enthusiast and has served as president and news director of SLU-TV, Saint Louis University's student-run television station. This summer, she was in Washington D.C. interning for Washington Week In Review with Gwen Ifill. Born and raised in St. Louis, she grew up listening to the station constantly, grew to love it, and is thrilled to be the production intern this semester. 

St. Louis On the Air
11:13 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Discussion: What Makes A Neighborhood A Community?

The Old North Neighborhood today
Courtesy of the Old North Restoration Group

As the population of St. Louis began to shift away from the city’s core in the 1970s, many of the city’s older neighborhoods entered a state of decline. But now, thanks in part to a renewed interest in the city’s older neighborhoods, many are experiencing renewal.

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St. Louis On the Air
4:43 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Long Awaited Ballpark Village Opens On Thursday: Will It Be A Hit On Non-Game Days?

Concept art for Ballpark Village
Courtesy of the St. Louis Cardinals

After more than a decade in development, Ballpark Village is opening to the public on Thursday. A partnership between the St. Louis Cardinals and Baltimore-based Cordish Companies, the development spans seven city blocks just north of Busch Stadium.

At the heart of Ballpark Village are three anchor tenants: Cardinals Nations, Budweiser Brew House and Fox Sports Midwest Live!, said Cardinals president Bill DeWitt III.

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St. Louis On the Air
8:09 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Columnist, Military Wife Hopes Her New Book Gives Civilians Insight On Military Life

Terri Barnes
Courtesy of Terri Barnes

Author and columnist Terri Barnes now calls O’Fallon, Ill. home. But that is a recent designation determined by her husband’s transfer to Scott Air Force Base last August. First the daughter and now the wife of a career military man, she estimates O’Fallon is her family's seventeenth hometown.

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St. Louis On the Air
4:12 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Belleville Celebrates Its Bicentennial

The Belleville Veterans' Memorial Fountain
(Courtesy of the City of Belleville)

Updated following the show.

St. Louis is not the only local community celebrating an important milestone this year. Founded in 1814, Belleville, Illinois is turning 200.

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St. Louis on the Air
2:57 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

St. Louis Curling Club Sweeps Onto New Ice

Curling Stone
(Via Flickr/Felix)

After months of searching for a new practice space, the members of the St. Louis Curling Club have found a place to pursue their passion. Nancy Rogers, who founded the club, and member Lucas Shook announced that the club will begin playing at the City of Creve Coeur Ice Rink (11400 Olde Cabin Road) on Saturday, March 1. The club will hold classes every Saturday in March and April.

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St. Louis On The Air
6:25 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Missouri History Museum Marks 250th Anniversary Of St. Louis With New Exhibit

Signature image of the 250 in 250 exhibit opening in February at the Missouri History Museum.
Courtesy Missouri History Museum

In recognition of the 250th anniversary of St. Louis, the Missouri History Museum will open an exhibit called "250 in 250," next week. The exhibit highlights 50 people, 50 places, 50 images, 50 moments and 50 objects. It opens on Friday, February 14th - the day before Auguste Chouteau landed in St. Louis.* It's one of many events planned for the city's birthday weekend.

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