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.
Irish politician Charlie Flanagan is visiting St. Louis for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Douglas Knowles used a forged check to buy a stove for his home.
43-year-old Omar Vazquez is charged with one count of leaving the scene of an accident—a Class “D” felony.
The Blues had the look of a Stanley Cup contender last night.
It was a celebration in the Shaw neighborhood of Saint Louis as hundreds turned out Sunday to learn more about the plan to build a new middle school on the Saint Margaret of Scotland parish school campus.
Since 1792, the Old Farmer’s Almanac has been predicting the weather and this winter it looks like they’ve got it right.
MoDOT suggests making arrangements to miss work on Monday morning.
Raising meat prices might prompt consumers to extend its shelf life.
A group will be hosting a rally in memory of Trayvon Martin in St. Louis, while a march and rally will also be held in East St. Louis.
The full moon this weekend is expected to be the largest of the year.