Mark Reardon

reardon 150x180 Mark ReardonMark is the host of “The Mark Reardon Show” and “Total Information PM” on KMOX from 2 – 6 p.m. every weekday. A Chicago native, he moved to St. Louis in 1979 and quickly became a Cardinals fan for life after the 1982 World Series. He started in radio when he was just 15 years old and his answer to the most important question in St. Louis is: Parkway West class of 1983.

After graduating from the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Mark spent the following 10 years in radio and television in Columbia, Missouri. His other radio gigs include stops at the former KSD-AM in St. Louis, WTMJ in Milwaukee and WGN in Chicago. He is a film fanatic and has been a long time film critic. Mark is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and his reviews are heard on KMOX, BXR radio in Columbia, Missouri and “Great Day St. Louis” on KMOV channel 4. He’s also a member of the Broadcast Journalist Television Association (BJTA).

He’s an avid cyclist, fisherman, hunter and is passionate about music—especially Bruce Springsteen. Mark is married and has two children, two dogs, three cats—and a very powerful vacuum.

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FIVE QUESTIONS WITH MARK:

What is your favorite St. Louis activity?
Concerts at The Pageant. Cycling in wine country. Too many restaurants to name, but favorite place to hang out is The Haven in south city.

What would you do if you weren’t in radio?
Movie producer/director

Do you have any pets?
Two dogs: KC (lab mix) and Chase (black lab)
Three cats: Lizzie (Am shorthair), Jack Jack (Tortoise shell) and Dave (Maine Coon mix, originally from New Orleans – rescued in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina)

Share one random fact.
I once sat next to Bruce Springsteen at a movie in LA. “Defending Your Life” 1990.

If you could live anywhere else in the country, where would it be?
Colorado

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 19: (L-R) Director Antoine Fuqua, actors Denzel Washington, Peter Sarsgaard, Vincent D'Onofrio, Haley Bennett and Chris Pratt attend "The Magnificent Seven" New York premiere at Museum of Modern Art on September 19, 2016 in New York City.

Mark On Movies: ‘The Magnificent Seven’

There are some moments early in director Antoine Fuqua’s remake of a remake “The Magnificent Seven” when you think he’s really onto something special. But things go a bit sideways.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–09/22/2016

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Actor Tom Hanks attends a screening of "Sully" at Directors Guild Of America on September 8, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

Mark On Movies: ‘Sully’

Tom Hanks stars as Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger — the pilot who successfully landed US Airways Flight 1549 in the middle of the icy Hudson River in January of 2009 after a gaggle of Canada geese flew into both of the planes’ engines.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–09/09/2016

"Hands Of Stone" U.S. Premiere - Arrivals

Mark On Movies: ‘Hands Of Stone’

Robert DeNiro stars as legendary boxing trainer Ray Arcel in the new fight biopic “Hands Of Stone.”

08/26/2016

An elephant seal lounges on a beach near the Antarctic Peninsula. These seals can grow to over 15 feet long and 3 tons in weight. The elephant seal was hunted to near extinction in the 19th century but the population recovered to over half a million animals. (Photo Credit: Jordan Spielman)

VIDEO: Seal Jumps Onto Boat To Escape Killer Whales

A YouTube user uploaded a video of a seal jumping onto the rear deck of his boat in British Columbia to escape killer whales swimming nearby.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/24/2016

(Credit: stock.xchng)

Mark On Movies: ‘The BFG’

When you find out that the director of one of the most magical movies of all time is reuniting with the screenwriter of that classic film, expectations are set pretty high.

07/02/2016

File photo of an AR-15 assault rifle. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Former WIRED Editor Explains Why He Owns The AR-15

Jon Stokes wants Americans to have an understanding of how real people view and use the AR-15.

06/21/2016

File photo of an AR-15 assault rifle. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

The Federalist Co-Founder Says The Assault Weapons Ban Is A Dumb Idea

Sean Davis, co-founder of The Federalist, says stupid people are pushing for an assault weapons ban.

06/15/2016

(File photo. Getty Images.)

Mom Writes Powerful Letter to Doctor Who Suggested Abortion

Courtney Baker decided to write a letter to the prenatal doctor who suggested she have an abortion rather than give birth to her daughter with special needs.

06/08/2016

(Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)

Forbes Writer Warns About Long Lines at Airports This Summer

Complaints about long security lines at airports have increased more than tenfold over the last year.

05/17/2016

(Courtesy of YouTube)

Sports Blog Highlights the Harassment of Women on Twitter

Just Not Sports published a video this week in which men sit down in a room with sports reporters Julie DeCaro and Sarah Spain and read harassing tweets directed towards them.

04/28/2016

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