HEC wins 7 Mid America Emmy Awards, including Overall Excellence

HEC Media was honored to come home to St. Louis with seven Mid America Emmy Awards, including Overall Excellence


Talking with Authors: Janet Napolitano “How Safe Are We?”

As the third full-time head of the Department of Homeland Security since its creation post September 11th, Secretary Napolitano is very well versed about the threats that the United States faces.


Talking with Authors: Karin Slaughter “Pieces of Her”

Internationally best-selling crime novelist Karin Slaughter is killing it. 18 novels in 17 years. Over 35 million sold in 120 countries with three movie options in the works.


2019 Emmy, NATOA Award Nominations

HEC media nominated for 23 Mid America Emmy Awards in 18 categories, including Overall Excellence.


Talking with Authors: Nick Offerman “Good Clean Fun”

We discuss all things Parks and Rec, Ron Swanson, woodworking, and much more with Nick Offerman, in this episode of Talking with Authors. Download wherever you get your podcasts.


10 podcasts we’re listening to right now

Whether you’re in the car, cleaning the house, or on a run, podcasts can make the time pass, while you’re being entertained and enlightened. Here are our favorite podcasts we’re listening to right now.


St. Louis Regional Chamber’s 182nd Annual Event: Bending The Trend Lines

Our 15-county, bi-state region is experiencing economic growth, low unemployment, and a cultural renaissance. But to truly embrace all St. Louis has to offer, we need to change the narrative. At our 182nd Annual Event, we want to get rid of the qualifiers like “This is a really great place, but…” Together, let’s bend the […]

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History In Focus at The Missouri History Museum’s New Two-Part Exhibit

By Amanda Honigfort On Saturday, August 3rd, the Missouri History Museum will open a new, two-part exhibit that blends national, international and local history. Pulitzer Prize Photographs, a traveling exhibit from the closing Newseum in Washington D.C features the Pulitzer Prize winning photographs from the last several decades presented in context and displayed alongside In […]

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Father of Modern Plastic’s Great-Grandson Explores His Cultural Impact

The feature-length documentary, “All Things Bakelite: The Age of Plastic”, premiers Sat. August 3 at 7 pm on HEC and gives a unique insight into plastic products of convenience as it celebrates the Father of Modern Plastic – chemist Leo H. Baekeland – and his work.


Talking with Authors: Sarah Kendzior “The View from Flyover Country”

St. Louis based journalist and authors of “The View From Flyover Country”, Sarah Kendzior, is often credited with being the first to predict Donald Trump’s presidential victory.

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