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.
University of Missouri scientists suggest that one day we may be able to use sound, rather than pesticides, to protect plants from harm.
SNAP’s David Clohessy says concrete actions need to be taken, instead of more discussion.
It would have been the second child sexual abuse case against the St. Louis Archdiocese to make it to trial.
A new federal study finds it is a lot easier to get painkillers from your doctor in Missouri than in Illinois.
Serious side effects from vaccines are rare and there’s no evidence they lead to autism, according to a new study.
A common part of every woman’s yearly check up might be doing more harm than good.
Officials with the Giddings Lovejoy Presbytery say they consider child sex abuse allegations made in 2012 against former pastor Michael Walker Jackson credible.
Last week, a priest responding to a break-in at his downtown Phoenix church grabbed his handgun, but lost it to a burglar who then used it to kill a fellow priest.
Officials with St. Anthony’s Medical Center say they saw record patient volumes in their Emergency Department in March, April and May.
The Vatican has announced Pope Francis has cancelled all of his public appearances in July, prompting new papal health rumors.