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 Vatican has announced Pope Francis has cancelled all of his public appearances in July, prompting new papal health rumors.
A local cardiologist supports government efforts to raise the pressure on food companies and restaurants to use less salt.
Illinois is number 3 on the list, while Missouri is number 42.
SLU Care breast surgeon Dr. Teresa Schwartz at Saint Louis University Hospital says the study was based on women’s memory of what they ate.
Each of the 50 states were compared on 26 key metrics, including financial safety, driving safety, crime, and workplace safety.
Archbishop Robert Carlson’s attorney says it’s a ploy by the plaintiff’s attorney to sway public opinion against the Church.
St. Louis Children’s Hospital and SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center were recognized for excellence in a few pediatric specialties.
Express Scripts found out the top five percent of opiod prescsribers write 40 percent of all U.S. narcotics prescriptions.
A new study has some surprising findings about the risk factors for allergy and asthma in infants.
Anyone under 17 in Missouri will soon need signed parental consent before using a tanning booth, bed or other tanning device at a business.