Digital Media Manager Madalyn Painter joined the station in 2006, after working for three years as Online Communications Manager for KETC/Channel 9, St. Louis Public Television. Her professional awards include a 2005 APEX Award of Excellence for a Web site and three Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. She has lived in St. Louis since graduating in 2000 from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in Honors English. She has a master's degree in social work from St. Louis University. She enjoys gardening, poetry, and listening to public radio. Her favorite public radio shows are RadioLab, On Being, and The Splendid Table.