Jeremy Bailey

Assistant Producer

Jeremy Bailey is currently serving as an assistant producer of St. Louis on the Air and Cityscape through a fellowship awarded by The Mission Continues.  Jeremy, a St. Louis native, is a long time consumer of St. Louis Public Radio and is ecstatic to become an active contributor.

Jeremy was in the US Navy from 1998-2003. After his military service he went on to graduate from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (journalism) where he was awarded the William Carlin Slattery Memorial Award in Poetry or Drama as well as a Teachers Assistantship for the English Department.

Jeremy loves public media, writing, sports, camping and, most of all, his family.

St. Louis on the Air
4:28 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Hitting The Right Note: St. Louis Non-Profit Helps Veterans Heal Through Music

Dennis Reeves, Vietnam veteran and Six String Heroes instructor.
(Courtesy Six String Heroes)

For veterans struggling to adjust to civilian life, playing music can provide a means of focus and escape. That's the founding idea of Six String Heroes, a non-profit organization based at Jefferson Barracks. The organization connects St. Louis area veterans with guitar lessons as a means of music therapy.

After six lessons, veterans can earn a free guitar. So far, more than 170 guitars have been awarded.

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