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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Illinois House of Representatives (KMOX file photo)

Mike Bost Says TV Ad Using Rant Isn’t Hurting Campaign – It May Be Helping

Illinois Congressional candidate Mike Bost’s oposition is using his rant on the Illinois House floor in their TV ad, but is it hindering or helping Bost?

09/23/2014

Photo courtesy of Change.org

Calls Renewed for Clemency for Man Serving Life for Marijuana Possession

Jeff Mizanskey was sentenced to life in prison without parole after his third felony marijuana conviction in 1993.

09/23/2014

Booking photo of Phillip Brock.

School Principal Charged With Sexual Contact With Student

Phillip Brock, 37, is jailed on a half million dollars bond.

09/19/2014

State Rep. Rick Stream of Kirkwood wins the Republican primary for St. Louis County Executive. He vows to run a positive campaign. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Rick Stream Distancing Himself from Campaign Troubles of Opponent

Republican Rick Stream says he wants to “stay outside of the fray” when it comes to his opponent’s political troubles in North St. Louis County.

09/18/2014

Police guard a Quick Trip gas station that was burned when protests over the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown turned to riots and looting on August 11, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police May Not See Reimbursement from State for Work in Ferguson

It may be difficult for Missouri to reimburse local police for their work in Ferguson. Mike O’Connell, spokesman for the Department of Public Safety, says it just isn’t done.

09/17/2014

Photo: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

PROMO: Missouri’s Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Costing State $36 Million

Missouri’s ban on same-sex marriage is causing the state to lose big money, according to the group PROMO.

09/16/2014

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Brew Hub to Open in Chesterfield in 2016

With a growing demand for craft beers, a former Anheuser-Busch marketer is bringing a Brew Hub to the St. Louis area.

09/09/2014

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar briefs media on shooting of Mike Brown. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

St. Louis County Police Chief Invites Department of Justice Scrutiny

The Justice Department has launched its investigation into police practices in Ferguson, and yesterday St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said the DOJ will also look at practices in his department.

09/05/2014

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Cor Jesu Responds to Criticism After Firing of 2 Gay Teachers

A much-anticipated response has come from Cor Jesu Academy after stories that Alumni were upset with the decision to fire two gay teachers.

09/04/2014

Police officers work to keep order as demonstrators express their feelings on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

1 Officer Resigns, 1 Fired For Response to Ferguson Protestors

Two officers who once patrolled the streets of Ferguson are out of jobs.

08/29/2014

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