Brad Choat

brad choat Brad ChoatReporter/editor Brad Choat joined the KMOX news team in the summer of 2006. The 1993 University of Missouri-Columbia graduate is a Metro-East native.

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.

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Symptom of Respiratory Illness Infecting Midwest Children is Asthma Attacks

The respiratory illness plaguing the Midwest brought nearly 450 kids in for treatment recently at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.

09/08/2014

Police speak to a protester as they try to control the crowd on Aug. 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Former St. Louis Police Officer Says ‘Disillusionment’ Prompted Switch to NAACP Career

Redditt Hudson says he was disillusioned with the criminal justice process and the way race impacts it.

08/25/2014

The main level customer service desk of the newly renovated Six Mile Regional Library in Granite City, Ill. (Photo courtesy of Tina Hubert)

Six Mile Regional Library Set for Reopening in Granite City

One of Granite City’s landmark buildings is ready for its public re-introduction.

08/22/2014

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State Senator: More Can Be Done to Prevent Violent Crimes by Mentally Ill

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.

08/05/2014

Steve Stenger, county councilman and candidate for county executive.

Stenger Remains Confident in Final Hours Before Election

The challenger to St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley in Tuesday’s Democratic primary is reacting to accusations of “push polling” by the Dooley campaign. The Missouri Political News Service reported Saturday that it obtained a copy of a script for calls out to county residents that suggests candidate Steve Stenger defends sex trafficking.

08/04/2014

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Female Passenger Killed After Driver Suffered Medical Problem

Police in Jersey County, Ill., say a female passenger was killed Friday morning when the driver of a car suffered a medical problem.

08/01/2014

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Task Force Finishes Work Assisting St. Louis Veterans with VA Complaints

Deputy director of claims for the American Legion’s national office Zachary Hearn says the Saint Louis crisis center helped about 175 veterans get medical appointments or file disability claims during the week.

07/18/2014

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Local Radio Voices Reflect on Casey Kasem’s Career

The creator of American Top 40, Casey Kasem, died Sunday at the age of 82.

06/16/2014

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Is Your Computer Safe from Hackers?

International police recently busted two large computer-hacking networks, finding more than a million infected computers around the globe.

06/10/2014

Johnny White IV booking photo

Man Charged in Wellston Shooting

St. Louis County Police say they took 22-year-old Johnny White IV into custody for Wednesday’s incident.

06/06/2014

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