Fred Bodimer joined KMOX in 1982 after graduating from the University of Missouri at Columbia, School of Journalism. Bodimer is the Health and Religion editor for KMOX News and executive news producer for The Mark Reardon Show, Total Information PM, Total Information AM Saturday and The Hancock and Kelley Show.
Over the past two decades at KMOX, Bodimer has interviewed the Reverend Dr. Billy Graham, the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Raymond Burke, Cardinal Justin Rigali and coordinated the station’s award wining coverage of Pope John Paul the Second’s visit to St. Louis in 1999. He also is the religion editor for CBS News…and for 15 years wrote, produced and anchored AP Radio’s World of Religion syndicated weekly news program. Bodimer also anchors the regular features “The Week in Religion,” “Report on Religion,” “The Week in Health” and “Sixty Seconds to Better Health.”
During his time at KMOX, Bodimer has won numerous awards including “The Edward R. Murrow” award for outstanding continuous coverage of the clergy sex abuse scandal, “The Wilbur Award,” “The Angel Award,” and “The Missouri Broadcasters Award” for best religion news coverage. Over the years, Bodimer has produced for some of the station’s legendary names including Anne Keefe and Bob Hardy.
The mysterious stomach bug that has come up in a dozen states has spread to Illinois, but has yet to make it to Missouri.
The Wittenberg Project, an outreach project in Germany, was backed by delegates attending the national convention of the St. Louis based Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.
More than 350 million people are chronically infected with the virus that causes severe liver damage and many kinds of health problems including liver cancer and death.
Illinois fared slightly higher than the national average and Missouri when it came to the National Honesty Index, presented by Honest Tea.
The Siteman Cancer Center is now one of just five in the U.S. offering a new treatment for prostate cancer patients.
The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed that the Heartland Virus is borne by ticks.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says approximately 18 women die everyday from a painkiller overdose.
Catholics will gather Wednesday to take part in the Fortnight for Freedom Mass, which was prompted by the current trends in redefining marriage in the United States.
A local ER doctor warns that fireworks can be dangerous and people should practice firework safety.
A new study shows that the type of forks, spoons and knives can influence people in how food tastes and how much people eat.