Veteran 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.
A 20-year-old college student has been shot to death in south St. Louis early Saturday.
What had been a Winter Storm Warning has been downgraded to a Winter Storm Advisory.
Embattled Ferguson-Florissant school superintendent Art McCoy is scheduled to have his day in front of the district’s school board.
Illinois Governor Quinn is ramping up his re-election campaign. Quinn’s campaign over the weekend hired Illinois native Bill Hyers as chief strategist. Hyers most recently managed Bill de Blasio’s successful campaign for mayor of New York.