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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of C-sections have halted and women, who are having the procedure, are waiting till they are closer to the due date.
A new study from the Czech Republic suggests two meals a day are better than six, when it comes to dieting.
The local religious communities are reacting differently to the Supreme Court ruling that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act.
A new study found in the Journal of the American Medical Association says women between 50 and 55 who took synthetic hormones over seven years had no cognitive decline.
A Washington University School of Medicine study finds a more effective way for treating anxiety among senior citizens.
The Kids Count 2013 annual report, from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, shows Illinois is ranked 23rd in the nation, while Missouri trails at 27th on the list.
Experts say of the 350,000 Americans that die from sudden cardiac arrest every year, about half do not have knowledge of any heart problems.
The National Baptist Convention says farewell to St. Louis for the second year in a row after its week-long series of meetings.
The American Medical Association classified obesity as a disease, which could lead to more insurance coverage of bariatric surgery and weight loss medications.
Mosquitoes are out in full force in the St. Louis area, but experts don’t anticipate West Nile to come around until late July.