Community Relations Program Coordinator
As a Video Communications Production Coordinator with the St. Louis Cardinals, Lindsey Weber is responsible for coordinating the production of the team's weekly Cardinals Insider television show and supporting the various related video production projects of the Communications Department.
In her position, Lindsey is responsible for coordinating and supporting all aspects of the production of the weekly show that debuted in March 2016, including developing story ideas, writing scripts, maintaining the show run down and excel production tracker, scheduling interviews for the team's video reporters, coordinating numerous logistical details to support the production team, advising the show's video editor and delivering the show files to the various TV stations airing Cardinals Insider. In addition to her duties supporting the multimedia video production team, Lindsey also serves as the weekly on-air host of Cardinals Insider and is learning to shoot and edit video herself.
For this role with the Cardinals, Lindsey draws on experience from her college degree, her internship with FOX Sports Midwest, her production support experience on a variety of independent films and reality television projects, and her six seasons as the member of the audio-visual crew at Saint Louis University's Chaifetz Arena. While working at the Global Spectrum venue, Lindsey helped create the live, arena broadcast of Billikens basketball, as well as additional sporting and entertainment events, by operating cameras or in-game graphics and videos.
Prior to her current role within the Communications Department, Lindsey spent four seasons coordinating the team's daily business communication efforts, including writing press releases, crafting social media posts, facilitating media requests, and supporting the team's various departments with public relations advice and counsel.
In 2012, Lindsey helped with the #FreesePlease social media campaign which resulted in David Freese winning the MLB Final Vote and representing the National League in the All-Star Game. Freese received over 8.4 million votes, many of which came via social media and the first-ever Twitter vote. Fans made the hashtag #FreesePlease trend across St. Louis, Memphis, Chicago, the United States and worldwide.
Prior to joining the Cardinals, Lindsey worked for over three years in the Marketing and Communications department of the American Red Cross St. Louis Area Chapter, where she launched the organization's social media and video production efforts. In addition, Lindsey helped develop and launch The American Red Cross Ready Rating™ program, a unique web-based tool designed to help businesses, organizations and schools become better prepared for emergencies. Originated in St. Louis, The Ready Rating program is now being utilized by Red Cross chapters across the country. In 2010, Lindsey and her colleagues received a FOCUS St. Louis' What's Right with the Region! Award, as well as the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Excellence in Communication award for their work with the program.
A native of St. Louis, Lindsey is a summa cum laude graduate of Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, where she holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Media: Broadcasting. During her time at Stephens College, Lindsey received the 2007 Student Leadership Award voted on by the student body, and was named a representative to the school's prestigious tradition, The Ten Ideals.