Kelsey Proud

Engagement Editor

Kelsey Proud is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, where she earned a Convergence (Multimedia) Journalism degree. She has worked at PBS Interactive in Washington, D.C., MSN UK News in London and is a social media enthusiast. Kelsey feels journalism is truly a public service and hopes her work enhances community and reaches those who need information most.  Though she's "from" Chicago, Kelsey has also lived in several different regions of the United States, including periods of time in North Carolina, Ohio, New Mexico and Illinois. Her extended family has roots in Boone and Audrain counties in Missouri, too. She is a wannabe chef and globe trekker, former competitive golfer and band-ie (trumpet), and honorary Missourian.

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St. Louis Symphony
1:59 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

St. Louis Symphony Extra — Schumann Cello Concerto

Daniel Lee.
Credit Photo by Tuan Lee

We continue our live broadcasts of the St. Louis Symphony's 2014-2015 season this weekend, and you can be right there with us from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22.

On select Saturday evenings, St. Louis Public Radio broadcasts the Symphony's performance over the air, bringing you a live classical music experience wherever you are. 

Here's what's planned for you this weekend:

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St. Louis Symphony
3:41 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

St. Louis Symphony Extra — All Beethoven

Jun Märkl.
Jean-Baptiste Millot

We continue our live broadcasts of the St. Louis Symphony's 2014-2015 season this weekend, and you can be right there with us from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15.

On select Saturday evenings, St. Louis Public Radio broadcasts the Symphony's performance over the air, bringing you a live classical music experience wherever you are. 

Here's what's planned for you this weekend:

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St. Louis Symphony
4:39 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

St. Louis Symphony Extra — Grieg Piano Concerto

Markus Groh.
Credit Credit included in image.

We continue our live broadcasts of the St. Louis Symphony's 2014-2015 season this weekend, and you can be right there with us from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8.

On select Saturday evenings, St. Louis Public Radio broadcasts the Symphony's performance over the air, bringing you a live classical music experience wherever you are. 

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Same-Sex Marriage
4:01 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Judge Rules Missouri's Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Is Unconstitutional; Couples Step Up In St. Louis

A group of women hug at the St. Louis Recorder of Deeds office after a judge struck down Missouri's ban on same sex marriage.
Jason Rosenbaum, St. Louis Public Radio

A judge in St. Louis has ruled Wednesday that Missouri's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. Almost immediately, several same-sex couples made their way to City Hall to get their marriage licenses.

"The court recognizes that the freedom to marry is a fundamental right and liberty deeply rooted in the history of the United States," St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison said in his ruling Wednesday. He heard arguments in the case on Sept. 29.

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Politics & Issues
2:33 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Live Updates Election 2014: Follow The Vote As It Happened

(via Flickr/voxefxtm)

During Election Day we were with you here with the latest updates in our live blog.

(Updated following conclusion of election night)

Help Inform Our Coverage

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Election 2014
12:30 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Election Updates From Across The Nation

NPR is blogging some of the Election Day updates from around the country over on Tumblr. Check out their updates here, too, below:

St. Louis Symphony
1:19 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

St. Louis Symphony Extra — Mendelssohn Violin Concerto

John Storgårds.
Credit (Provided/St. Louis Symphony)

We continue our live broadcasts of the St. Louis Symphony's 2014-2015 season this weekend, and you can be right there with us from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25.

On select Saturday evenings, St. Louis Public Radio broadcasts the Symphony's performance over the air, bringing you a live classical music experience wherever you are. 

Here's what's planned for you this weekend:

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Arts & Culture
5:15 pm
Sat September 27, 2014

St. Louis Symphony Extra - Prokofiev 5

Cally Banham.
Credit Dan Dreyfus

We continue our live broadcasts of the St. Louis Symphony's 2014-2015 season this weekend, and you can be right there with us from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27. 

On select Saturday evenings, St. Louis Public Radio broadcasts the Symphony's performance over the air, bringing you a live classical music experience wherever you are.

Here's what's planned for you this weekend:

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Developing
7:30 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Live Updates: After The Decision, Dealing With Despair And Destruction

Michael Brown's mother, Leslie McSpadden, in center in blue shirt, hears that Darren Wilson will not be indicted.
Credit Willis Ryder Arnold | St. Louis Public Radio

This is where you can find the latest updates from our newsroom and reliable community sources on developments related to the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson August 9.

Live Updates (better version for mobile users):

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Arts & Culture
12:44 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

St. Louis Symphony Extra - First Live Broadcast Of 2014-2015 Season

Guest soloist Yefim Bronfman.
Credit Dario Acosta

Welcome back! We begin our live broadcasts of the St. Louis Symphony for the 2014-2015 season this weekend, and you can be right there with us from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13. 

On select Saturday evenings, St. Louis Public Radio broadcasts the Symphony's performance over the air, bringing you a live classical music experience wherever you are.

Here's what's planned for you this weekend:

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