Brad began putting his Mizzou journalism degree to good use by first landing a reporter’s job at WBYS-AM/FM in Canton, Illinois and later serving as talk show host and news director. He went on to spend nearly nine years as news director and morning show co-host at WJEQ-FM in Macomb, Illinois (Brad blames the St. Louis Rams’ downturn on the team abandoning Macomb as its summer training camp site).
Brad has won numerous awards during his career in broadcasting, including the Illinois Associated Press “Newsfinder of the Year” and “Best Feature” honors.
When he’s not chasing down leads and interviews, Brad enjoys shuttling his two children to school, practices, and meetings. He is a member of the Granite City Elks Lodge and cubmaster of his son’s Cub Scout pack.
Brad is married to his Granite City High School sweetheart, Stacey. The Choats love sports, music, and spending time with family.
Today is the day for what is being called a National March on Ferguson – a protest that organizers say will include acts of civil disobedience.
Officers say a 61-year-old woman had her purse snatched Wednesday night while getting out of her car on Blue Ridge Drive.
Major General Leslie Smith tells KMOX the military should not be viewed as a “last resort” for job seekers between the ages of 17 and 24.
Saturday’s death of one-year-old Parker Mantia in a car crash near Hawk Point has friends of his family seeking change.
McCaskill: Charter Extension For Export-Import Bank Would Be ‘Really Good News’ for Missouri Businesses
The bank provides loans, credit insurance and loan guarantees to help foreign buyers purchase American goods.
The driver has been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
The respiratory illness plaguing the Midwest brought nearly 450 kids in for treatment recently at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.
Redditt Hudson says he was disillusioned with the criminal justice process and the way race impacts it.
One of Granite City’s landmark buildings is ready for its public re-introduction.
A state senator from the Metro-East thinks more can be done to keep the mentally ill from committing violent crimes with guns and other weapons.