Fred Bodimer

fred bodimer1 Fred BodimerFred 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.

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Missouri Falls in ‘Least Rude’ Category for Drivers

When you quickly change lanes on Missouri roads, how likely are you to anger the driver behind you? What about in Illinois? A new study tells us which states have the rudest drivers.

09/22/2014

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Flu Season is Approaching – Time to Get Vaccinated

Dr. Tom Frieden says getting vaccinated is the single most important step we can take to protect ourselves and our families against influenza.

09/19/2014

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Men with Certain Pattern of Baldness Have Increased Risk of Prostate Cancer

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.

09/18/2014

A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men's chances of being homosexual, but the results aren't strong enough to prove it. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Hundreds in Washington DC Asking for Cancer Research Funding

Local cancer patients and their doctors join hundreds in Washington DC this week, urging Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority.

09/17/2014

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Missouri Ranked 18th in Country for Most Deer Collisions

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.

09/17/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Local Expert Praises Obama Response to Ebola

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.

09/17/2014

An exact copy of the Shroud of Turin, the linen cloth that wrapped the body of Jesus Christ, is displayed at the chapel of the Cahtholic Armenian patriarch?s residence in an east Beirut neighbourhood on September 30, 2010. The Shroud arrived in Beirut by the will of Nerses Bedros, the Armenian Catholic patriarch who after a pilgrimage to Turin last May decided to display permanently the replica at the Saint Elias Cathedral.   AFP PHOTO/JOSEPH EID (Photo credit should read JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)

Shroud of Turin Conference to be Held in Chesterfield Next Month

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.

09/16/2014

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Local Research Shows Schizophrenia is Not Single Disease

New research out of Washington University School of Medicine shows schizophrenia is not a single disease, but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders.

09/15/2014

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St. Louis Falls Below Car Insurance National Average

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.

09/12/2014

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Report: Number of Suicides Up Across Area

Some shocking numbers were revealed during this week’s National Suicide Prevention Week.

09/12/2014

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