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Bob Hamilton

bob hamilton1 Bob HamiltonVeteran KMOX news anchor, Bob Hamilton, started at KMOX in 1982. Before joining KMOX, Bob worked as a reporter and feature writer for the Washington Missourian and as a news anchor at the KSD Radio AM/FM and KSD-TV.

Today, Bob’s duties at KMOX include anchoring, writing and editing news stories. Bob is a familiar voice to many in the Midwest because of his distinctive voice and anchoring style. Bob’s superior journalistic skill has won numerous awards for his news series on organized crime’s connection to the local illegal drug trade. A veteran at reporting local election returns, Bob, a political scientist by training, is known for being among the first to predict a candidate or an issue as a winner in an election.

In addition to working as a news anchor, Bob often participates in the set-up and coordination process for new organizations whose purpose is to benefit and serve the public. Operation Nightwatch and Effort for AIDS are just two organizations that Bob helped coordinate and support.

A mentor to scores of interns at KMOX over the years, Bob has been Senior Adjunct Lecturer on the faculty of the University of Missouri-St. Louis. His civic activities include membership on the board of directors of the Transport Museum Association and the financial support arm of the St. Louis County’s Museum of Transportation. Bob is also a member of the National Association of Broadcasters, Broadcast Education Association, the National Trust for Scotland, the Radio Society of Great Britain, and dozens of St. Louis area civic organizations.


Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

World Naked Bike Ride Streaks Through St. Louis

The St. Louis ride was part of a worldwide effort to promote bicycling and a positive body image.

12 hours ago


UPDATE: U. City High Grad Slain In City Park

A 20-year-old identified as Mario Wallace, a U. City graduate, was shot to death.

21 hours ago

Ronnie White

New York Times Tips Hat To Judge Ronnie White

St. Louis’ newest federal judge is already the subject of an editorial in The New York Times.



SIU Stepping Up Sex Assault Awareness

It’s part of the university’s response to federal mandates requiring colleges to do more in dealing with sexual assaults.


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Downtown I-44 Ready For Rush Hour

There’s no need to worry about getting in and out of downtown in the depressed lanes this morning.


Photo courtesy of Flickr, Metro St. Louis

Passenger Attacks Metro Bus Driver

The bus then veered off the road and hit a fence.


Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Brian Kersey)

New Boating Rules Ready in Illinois

The new measures apply statewide and require safety courses, create rules for towing people on water tubes or skis and impose stricter boater drunk driving penalties.


Photo: KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits

Floods Threaten Upper Mississippi Riverbanks

The call continues to go out for volunteers to help with sandbag work in Louisiana, Missouri.


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South Side Merchant Murdered

The name of the owner is not yet known, but police say a witness saw a gunman leave the shop, and then return.


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Shots Fired in Road Rage Dispute

One car bumped into another in a shopping center parking lot, and the driver was then chased by the family in that car.