ST. LOUIS — Multi-skilled journalist Dana Dean has been promoted to host of Show Me St. Louis, which airs at 10 a.m. weekdays on 5 On Your Side. Dana will also continue reporting for the show, shooting, writing, and editing her own stories, in addition to her new role as host.
Today in St. Louis Meteorologist Anthony Slaughter joins Dana as temporary co-host of the show.
“It’s a dream to be a co-host of Show Me St. Louis,” said Dana. “I started here in 2008 and have loved sharing positive stories about our city. I can’t wait to continue to show off the people and places that make this city so special.”
“Dana represents the 5 On Your Side brand; she genuinely knows our audience and clients and enjoys creating meaningful relationships with them, said President and General Manager Alicia Elsner. “As a working mom of two young boys, her ability to connect and relate to our audience is exceptional.”
Dana’s first role at 5 On Your Side was as a reporter for Show Me St. Louis, a position she held until she moved to 5 On Your Side’s morning newscast, Today in St. Louis, in 2011. She returned to Show Me St. Louis in 2015. She has three Mid-America Emmy Awards for video journalist, education/schools, and health science. In her free time, she enjoys getting out into the community and meeting viewers.
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