Kayla Wheeler is a digital desk producer at 5 On Your Side in St. Louis, Missouri.
As a digital desk producer, Kayla urgently and aggressively covers breaking and developing stories, manages newsroom assignments and oversees the quality of 5 On Your Side digital content efforts across all platforms.
Creating a social experience is important to Kayla – she enjoys bringing the best content to viewers not only through the website, but on all social platforms.
Kayla is a native of Arnold, Missouri and graduated from Southeast Missouri State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communication with an emphasis in multimedia journalism. After she graduated, Kayla worked part-time as a digital content producer at a CBS affiliate before joining 5 On Your Side full-time in November 2017.
When Kayla isn’t working, she’s either lifting weights in the gym, playing with her dog Louie or binge-watching TV shows and having cheat meals with her husband, Kyle. In February 2022, she welcomed her first child Archer into the world.