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.
A new study finds men with a certain pattern of baldness by the age of 45 had a 39 percent increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer versus men with no baldness.
Local cancer patients and their doctors join hundreds in Washington DC this week, urging Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority.
Next time you’re driving around dawn or dusk, consider your chances of hitting a deer on the road. State Farm Insurance ranks Missouri 18th in the country for most deer collisions.
President Obama’s decision to send military troops and medical advisors to West Africa to help contain the Ebola epidemic is drawing praise from a local infectious diseases specialist.
A local Shroud of Turin expert says next month, the St. Louis area will host an international conference on a piece of linen believed by some to be the burial cloth of Jesus.
New research out of Washington University School of Medicine shows schizophrenia is not a single disease, but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders.
St. Louis is among the least expensive cities for car insurance, according to a new study. The St. Louis area ranked fourth-least expensive out of 25 major cities studied by InsuranceQuotes.com.
Some shocking numbers were revealed during this week’s National Suicide Prevention Week.
Thirteen years after the terrorist attacks on America, a local expert shares his thoughts on how we’re doing to prevent future acts of terrorism.
A local psychiatrist is excited about a new small study that shows if infants are treated early enough, developmental problems can be reversed.