Beth O'Malley has worked at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch since May 2014 as reader engagement editor. She assists with social media curation, updating the website and other online duties for the newsroom. She previously worked for the Suburban Journals and as an education and county government reporter at the Sedalia (Mo.) Democrat. O'Malley was born and raised in the Soulard neighborhood of St. Louis, and attended St. Louis University. She is married and has a 9-year-old son.