Get behind-the-scenes happenings at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch as you hear how some of our stories came together. Hear from our reporters and editors on various topics such as politics, features, what's coming online, in print and more.Current series are 2-Sport Town, Net Front Presence, Political Fix, Making Babies, 2 Bens and Commish's Classics.
Inside the Post-Dispatch: What to expect in the March 10 Democratic presidential primary in Missouri05/03/2020 Duration: 22min
Jefferson City reporter Jack Suntrup, St. Louis City Hall reporter Mark Schlinkmann and editorial writer Kevin McDermott sit down to discuss the March 10 Democratic presidential primary in Missouri, as well as the state of play of politics in Missouri this election cycle.
Inside the Post-Dispatch: A conversation with Sen. Amy Klobuchar26/02/2020 Duration: 24min
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editorial Board members Tod Robberson and Kevin McDermott interviewed Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar by phone on Wednesday morning, Feb. 26, only hours after Democratic presidential contenders squared off for their latest televised debate. This Inside the Post-Dispatch episode is a slightly edited version of that interview.
Inside the Post-Dispatch: Stéphane Denève and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra11/11/2019 Duration: 31min
Post-Dispatch reporter Bryce Gray and classical music critic Sarah Bryan Miller talk with new St. Louis Symphony Orchestra music director Stéphane Denève about the differences between the job in Europe and the United States, about Denève's first season with the SLSO, about outreach efforts, and why Powell Hall needs a pipe organ.
Inside the Post-Dispatch: Pamela Hupp pleads guilty to murder27/06/2019 Duration: 28min
This week's host, Bryce Gray, discusses the murder investigation saga surrounding Pamela Hupp with reporter Robert Patrick, and Beth O’Malley, who helped with coverage and has been intrigued by the case, as many have. After pleading guilty last week, Hupp, a St. Charles County woman, will spend life in prison for the 2016 murder of a mentally disabled man. But her story also includes ties or unanswered questions related to a 2011 murder of one of her friends, and the 2013 death of Hupp’s mother.
Inside the Post-Dispatch: A breakthrough in the 1993 Angie Housman investigation06/06/2019 Duration: 28min
This week's host, Bryce Gray, speaks with reporters Kim Bell and Christine Byers about charges emerging in the abduction and murder of 9-year-old Angie Housman, who disappeared from the suburb of St. Ann in November 1993.
Inside the Post-Dispatch: The indictment of Steve Stenger02/05/2019 Duration: 21min
Talking with this week's host, David Hunn, reporters Jeremy Kohler and Jacob Barker discuss the indictment of former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger and the fallout after.
Inside the Post-Dispatch: Tony Messenger on his Pulitzer-prize winning rural debtors prison series17/04/2019 Duration: 32min
Post-Dispatch metro columnist Tony Messenger talks about his Pulitzer-prize winning series on rural Missouri courts that use fees to perpetuate the cycle of poverty.
Inside the Post-Dispatch: Treasurer Tishaura Jones - City of St. Louis04/04/2019 Duration: 28min
This week's host, David Hunn, speaks with Treasurer Tishaura Jones - City of St. Louis
Inside the Post-Dispatch: Who investigates after police shootings in St. Louis?21/03/2019 Duration: 24min
This week's host, Bryce Gray, speaks with crime reporter Christine Byers to break down her recent story about "Who investigates after police shootings in St. Louis?" — a seemingly simple question with answers that, apparently, are anything but. As she found, it's "almost anyone's guess" about who handles that aspect of police oversight in St. Louis, despite reforms geared toward transparency and consistency that were adopted more than four years ago.
Inside the Post-Dispatch: What goes into creating Ian Froeb's STL 100 restaurant list11/03/2019 Duration: 18min
The fifth annual edition of the STL 100 is here! It's a list of the best restaurants in St. Louis, and there's a new No. 1 this year. Post-Dispatch restaurant critic Ian Froeb talks about compiling the list, and designer Josh Renaud and photographer Hillary Levin give insight on making that list accessible to our readers through search options and photos. To see the full list, go to graphics.stltoday.com/apps/stl100-2019/
Inside the Post-Dispatch: Better Together could bring 'protests in the streets'06/03/2019 Duration: 38min
Reporter David Hunn and metro columnist Tony Messenger interview former city and county official Mike Jones on Better Together’s impact on African-Americans in St. Louis, and how black leaders should react if the city-county consolidation plan passes. Jones says Better Together could bring "protests in the streets."
Inside the Post-Dispatch : Leipholtz v. Kelly -- The first one-on-one debate on Better Together’s St. Louis merger plan28/02/2019 Duration: 58min
This week's host, David Hunn, is joined by Post-Dispatch reporter Jeremy Kohler in an exclusive hour-long podcast with Municipal League director Pat Kelly and Better Together research chief Dave Leipholtz as they argue about police, jobs, city debt and other key points in Better Together’s city-county consolidation proposal.
Inside the Post-Dispatch: St. Louis Municipal League chief argues Better Together would hurt region21/02/2019 Duration: 26min
This week's host, Jeremy Kohler, is joined by Post-Dispatch reporter David Hunn and Pat Kelly, executive director of the Municipal League of Metro St. Louis. Pat has been the voice of St. Louis County municipalities' opposition to pro-merger advocacy group Better Together.