Erica Smith is a journalist and digital media strategist and editor with a passion for using social media and online technology to tell stories, gather information and engage people. She is the online producer for St. Louis Public Radio’s talk shows, “St. Louis on the Air” and “Cityscape.”
Smith previously led social media efforts at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. She is the social media instructor at Media Now STL, a summer journalism camp for high school students; and works with college journalism students across the state. Smith has worked in graphic design at newspapers in Indiana, Washington and Missouri, and won several awards from the Society for News Design and the Society of Professional Journalists. She also has won “best tweeter” awards from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the Riverfront Times. She likes typewriters, craft beer and cat memes; eats M&Ms in Roy G. Biv order; is a St. Louis Blues and Kansas City Royals fan; and often tweets about the weather.