Times Tribune Staff Report
Emily Klein has joined the staff of the Times-Tribune as a reporter.
With the goal of expanded coverage, Klein will cover local news and happenings both in Collinsville and in other areas throughout Madison County.
Klein, from St. Louis, is a graduate of Webster University, where she earned a BA in Mass Communications, as well as a Certificate in Magazine Design.
“I’m excited to be here and serve the communities covered by the Times-Tribune,” Klein said. “Please contact me if you have a story idea you’d like considered!”
Her experience includes internships with AAA Traveler Magazine, St. Louis Magazine. She worked as a staff reporter for Call Newspapers in 2018, and was editor in chief for Webster University’s Ampersand Magazine.
She received a first place award from the National Federation of Press Women for its cover of the fall 2018 issue. The Ampersand received a Gold Crown Award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for its fall 2016 and spring 2017 issues, for best print and digital magazine.
Klein will cover both hard news and feature stories for the Times-Tribune.
Please feel free to call or leave a message for her at 618-667-3111, or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
“We are excited to have Emily on board,” Editor Steve Rensberry said. “Her experience and training will be a real asset with all that’s going on in the area — which is a lot.”
In her spare time she like to play piano and bass guitar.