Katelyn Mae Petrin

Editorial Assistant at St. Louis Magazine

I am a multimedia journalist & freelancer who writes everything from breaking news to comic reviews. I work in text, audio, video, and interactive web platforms.


Protesters March on Peabody HQ, Urging Reparations in Bankruptcy
Nadine Narindrankura drove more than 1,000 miles to St. Louis this week. With friends and family members, she joined around 100 others marching from City Hall to Peabody...
Protests erupt downtown in wake of Jason Stockley acquittal
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of downtown St. Louis on Friday to voice their frustration and anger following the announcement that former St. Louis police officer...
"Exercise your neck" and other helpful tips from IndyCar racers
This weekend, IndyCar drivers will descend on Gateway Motorsports Park for its biggest race in years, the Bommarito Automotive Group 500. SLM went to the track on setup day with...
St. Louisans respond to Trump's inauguration with feelings of hope and horror
"That's why I'm [in Forest Park] today. Because I don't want to see anything about it. It's wall-to-wall coverage on TV. It's on the radio. I don't want to be around it. I don't...
Lyda Krewson edges out Tishaura Jones in tight Democratic mayoral primary
Ald. Lyda Krewson narrowly beat out City Treasurer Tishaura Jones in a tight Democratic mayoral primary Tuesday night. Because the city leans Democrat, Krewson's win makes her...
Photos: Thousands congregate downtown to participate in Women's March on St. Louis
Editorial assistant Katelyn Mae Petrin edits the health and home sections and writes about identity, social equity, and the wild things that happen to everyday people. In her...


A Glimpse of Protest against Peabody Energy
Coldwater Creek: Audrey Simes
St. Louis's Firecracker Press demonstrates letterpress printing


Transgender St. Louisans create a home for their own
Gin Calloway was running out of options. She'd grown up with an aunt in the county, dancing jazz, ballet, and tap and performing at The Muny. "I used to run around in my...
These Six Tattoo Artists Are Changing St. Louis, One Body at a Time
When he talks about his work as a tattoo artist, Sean Baltzell like to repeat an old adage: "Prostitution may be the oldest profession in the world, but the prostitute...
St. Louis-Based Asprient Has Some Tenants Fuming
Imagine: a newly renovated one-bedroom loft apartment with granite countertops and in-unit washer/dryer located in the heart of the Central West End. Advertisements for "The...
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Future
Take a look at one possible future of the body.
Small press publishing gives a big boost to young St. Louis artists
A group of skaters screeched, weaving circles around the rink. Dozens of booths sat in the rink's center. Artists sat at the booths, selling their work to the crowd that milled...

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