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New St. Louis Public Radio podcast, digital project explores Mayor Slay’s legacy

Stephanie Lecci, Rachel Lippmann and Brit Hanson were all driving forces behind St. Louis Public Radio's limited-run podcast "Millennium Mayor."
Kelly Moffitt | St. Louis Public Radio
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Stephanie Lecci, Rachel Lippmann and Brit Hanson were all driving forces behind St. Louis Public Radio's limited-run podcast, "Millennium Mayor."

Come April 18, 2017, Mayor Francis G. Slay will end his tenure as St. Louis’ longest-serving mayor. To mark the occasion, St. Louis Public Radio reporters, producers and editors have been working on a special project for the past four months that provides insights into Slay’s 16-year tenure through the lens of seven critical days in office.

The full podcast and website officially drop on Monday, April 10. The place to subscribe, find podcast episodes and more is available here.

On Friday’s “Behind the Headlines,” some of the leading forces behind the project joined St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh to provide a taste of the podcast and insights into what its website, filled with archival content and data visualizations, will offer listeners and readers.

Joining us to discuss:

  • Brit Hanson, digital and special projects editor, St. Louis Public Radio
  • Stephanie Lecci, senior producer, St. Louis Public Radio
  • Rachel Lippmann, reporter, St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis on the Air brings you the stories of St. Louis and the people who live, work and create in our region. St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh and producers Mary EdwardsAlex Heuer and Kelly Moffitt give you the information you need to make informed decisions and stay in touch with our diverse and vibrant St. Louis region. 

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Kelly Moffitt joined St. Louis Public Radio in 2015 as an online producer for St. Louis Public Radio's talk shows St. Louis on the Air.

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