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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Former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch.  (KMOX/file photo)

Former Police Chief Predicts Difficulty in Recruiting Officers to Police Departments

While there is a new cry for more African Americans to be hired in predominantly minority communities such as Ferguson, Mo., former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch doesn’t see that happening.

08/26/2014

Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown outside Greater St. Marks Family Church while Browns family along with civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton and a capacity crowd of guests met inside to discuss the killing on August 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday in the nearby suburb of Ferguson. Ferguson has experienced two days of violent protests since the killing but, tonight the town remained mostly peaceful. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

800 Cyclists to Observe St. Louis Moment of Silence

Some 800 cyclists plan to ride to the Arch grounds later today for a moment of silence.

08/14/2014

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Cyclist Claims to Have Been Struck by Car in O’Fallon, Ill.

James Lewallen was with other cyclists, he says, riding single file on Lincoln Road when a man in a pick-up yelled for them to “get off his roads.”

08/07/2014

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Church Conducts Services in Local Bar

Every Wednesday night, Joy Lutheran Church of Weldon Spring conducts services at Brewskeez Bar in O’Fallon, Mo.

08/01/2014

Photo: MIKE FIALA/AFP/Getty Images

Attorney: Botched Execution Shows Process is ‘Callous Trial-and-Error’

The nation’s third botched execution in six months has death row lawyers, including one in Missouri, crying foul.

07/25/2014

Joseph Suggs

Belleville Man Charged with Child Pornography

Police say 39-year-old Joseph Suggs approached two teenage boys in Bellevue Park, said he had a photography business, and asked them if he could photograph them for a magazine.

06/26/2014

Photo: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

Expert: Wacha’s Injury is Rare in Pitchers

It’s an injury very rare in pitchers, but common in the legs of runners.

06/24/2014

Alissa Jackson. Photo courtesy of Belleville Police Department

Belleville Woman Faked Cancer to Collect Money

Police say the community rallied around the woman, holding several fundraisers to support her and her family.

06/04/2014

Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Pope Francis Plans Meetings with Victims of Sex Abuse by Priests

He repeated, aboard his papal plane returning from Jerusalem, there will be zero tolerance for clergy who violate children.

05/27/2014

Photo: Getty/Justin Sullivan

City Officials Draw Up Alternate Parking Plan for Fair St. Louis

There will be no street parking within Forest Park during Fair St. Louis, and officials are drawing up a comprehensive parking plan for the July 3-5 event.

05/22/2014

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