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 one out of three patients falsely believes their new generic pill isn’t as effective as the name-brand medication if it has a different shape or color.
Do you have an unexplained rash that doesn’t go away? Check your electronics.
A student in Taiwan who kept a pair of disposable contact lenses in her eyes for six months was left blinded after a microscopic bug ate away at her sight.
A local cardiologist welcomes a new study that finds the downward trend in stroke cases is continuing across the United States.
A brain-eating amoeba infection recently killed a 9-year-old Kansas girl.
U.S. News and World Report is out with its annual Best Hospital rankings.
SLU Care infectious diseases specialist Dr. Donald Kennedy says there are many reasons to miss the cases.
All Star catcher Yadier Molina is about to undergo surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.
Cardinals pitcher Jaime Garcia undergoes season ending surgery tomorrow, much like the surgery former Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter had in 2012.
Dr. Joseph Ojile with the Clayton Sleep Institute studied the sleep patterns of Fabien Cousteau’s crew.