Bill Reker

bill reker 1 Bill RekerBill Reker re-joined KMOX in September of 1995. His duties at the station include anchoring the evening and nighttime newscasts. A veteran in the broadcast industry, Bill brings experience, knowledge and enthusiasm to the KMOX news team.

Bill got started in radio in high school doing play by play for high school football, for a small station. From there he served as News Anchor at station WINZ, Miami, Oklahoma City, and KOMO, Seattle. Bill also served as News Director, Morning Anchor and Reporter for WIBV for nearly five years.

Bill has won numerous awards for his reporting including “Radio Festival of New York” GOLD award for a feature on mentally disabled children.

Bill is married with two daughters and lives in the Metro East. Bill is also active in the American Cancer Society’s “Relay for Life.”

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St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mayor Outlines Plan to Hire More Police Officers

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay has come up with a price tag to hire more police officers.

12/17/2014

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State Sen. Wants to End Cities Deriving Too Much Revenue from Traffic Fines

Sen. Schmitt has submitted legislation that would allow only 10 percent of a city’s budget to be derived from traffic fines. The law currently allows 30 percent.

12/04/2014

KMOX file photo.

Woman Shot in South St. Louis Bar Shootout Has Died

The woman was shot in the back of the head after three men came into the bar and began shooting. She has been identified as 63-year-old Diana Lawrence.

12/03/2014

Photo/Bill Reker

Remembering: One Year Ago

Tornadoes hit towns in Illinois, including New Minden.

11/17/2014

A man wears a shirt that shows support of Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson during a rally on August 23, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. Wilson shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown during an altercation on August 9. Brown's death sparked violent protests and looting in the St. Louis suburb.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Officer Darren Wilson Due to Testify in 10 Felony Cases

Prosecutor Bob McCulloch says five of the cases will be dismissed.

10/29/2014

Demonstrators protest the shooting death of Michael Brown on October, 11 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. Civil rights organizations, protest groups and people from around the country were protesting the August 9 shooting of Brown, 18, which involved Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson in the suburban town of Ferguson near St. Louis.  Joshua Lott/AFP/Getty Images

Officer Who Called Protestor’s Boss Fully Backed By Union

A police officer has the same right to free speech as any protestor – that’s the defense voiced by the police union for an officer who called a protestor’s boss.

10/17/2014

KMOX file photo.

Guardrail Injuries, Deaths Spark Investigation

Missouri asked for a study after it was charged in some lawsuits around the country claiming a newer version of the guardrail doesn’t absorb as much impact.

10/09/2014

Voluteers help the owners of Sam's Meat Market clean up after their business was looted during another night of rioting following protests over the shooting death of Michael Brown on August 16, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Looters ransacked several businesses for several hours as police held a position nearby with military grade weapons and armored personnel carriers (APC). Violent outbreaks have taken place almost nightly in Ferguson since the shooting death of Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Some Ferguson Businesses Staying Put, Others Not Sure

With the reports of stores closing or vowing to stay open in Ferguson, who are you to believe?

09/26/2014

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Committees Recommend All Missouri’s Non-Partisan Judges be Retained

Committees representing the state Bar Association are recommending all 50 of Missouri’s non-partisan judges be retained in advance of the Nov. 4 general election.

09/25/2014

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Cancers Occur at Higher Rate Along Cold Water Creek

People who live near Cold Water Creek in North St. Louis County have a higher rate of cancers than the rest of the state, according to the Department of Health and Senior Services and the Missouri Cancer Registry.

09/24/2014

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