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.

CONNECT WITH MARK:
Email | Twitter | The Mark Reardon Show | Total Information PM

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

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When Conan O’Brien’s joke fell flat on his show, he channeled his inner Cam Newton to deliver a post-joke press conference.

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Actor Channing Tatum arrives at The Universal Premiere of Hail, Caesar! at the Regency Village Theatre, in Westwood, California, February 1, 2016 / AFP / Valerie Macon (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

Mark On Movies: ‘Hail, Caesar!’

Josh Brolin plays a big movie studio fixer in 1950s Hollywood in the new film from Joel and Ethan Coen, “Hail, Caesar!”

02/05/2016

WESTWOOD, CA - JANUARY 27: Actors Cuba Gooding Jr.and Courtney B. Vance attend the premiere of FX's 'American Crime Story - The People V. O.J. Simpson' at Westwood Village Theatre on January 27, 2016 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Insight Into ‘The People v. O.J. Simpson’ Miniseries On FX

St. Louisan Jessica Radloff wrote about the casting of the miniseries. Witness Kato Kaelin is writing an episode by episode reaction.

02/04/2016

COLUMBIA, MO - NOVEMBER 10: Academic Hall on the campus of University of Missouri - Columbia is seen on November 10, 2015 in Columbia, Missouri. The university looks to get things back to normal after the recent protests on campus that lead to the resignation of the school's President and Chancellor on November 9. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

UMSL Professor Sounds Off On The Problems On Mizzou’s Campus

Martin Rochester wrote an opinion piece about what happened on the Missouri campus in November 2015.

02/01/2016

Actor Eric Bana attends the world premiere of Disney's "The Finest Hours" at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California on January 25, 2016. The film is based on the true story of the US Coast Guard's dramatic rescue in 1952 of crew members from two oil tankers that were split apart by a massive storm. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK / AFP / ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Mark On Movies: ‘The Finest Hours’

Casey Affleck plays the chief engineer of an oil tanker that splits in two during a nasty nor’easter off the coasts of Massachusetts in Feb of 1952 in the new movie “The Finest Hours.”

01/29/2016

(FILES): This 28 January 1986 file photo the two solid fuel rocket boosters flaring away from the explosion of the US space shuttle Challenger over Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Twenty years after Challenger exploded after liftoff, killing all seven of its crew members, the shuttle program has yet to overcome doubts about its safety and value. The disaster that unfolded before crowds gathered at Florida's Kennedy Space Center and on live television shocked the country and remains engraved on the national psyche. Fallen crew member Christa McAuliffe, the first non-aviator in space, became a symbol of the Challenger tragedy after having caught the public's imagination. AFP PHOTO/BOB PEARSON/FILES == WITH AFP STORY: US-SPACE-SHUTTLE-CHALLENGER == (Photo credit should read BOB PEARSON/AFP/Getty Images)

January 28, 2016 — The 30th Anniversary Of The Challenger Explosion

One minute and 13 seconds after liftoff, space shuttle Challenger exploded with seven astronauts on board.

01/28/2016

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Super PAC Releases Anti-Trump Ad

Our Principles PAC lashes out at Donald Trump for skipping Thursday night’s debate.

01/28/2016

BOSTON, MA. - FEBRUARY 15: Pedestrians walk down Newbury St. during winter storm Neptune which dropped over a foot of snow February 15, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. This is the fourth major storm to hit the New England region that has already seen more than 6 feet of snow in some areas.

CATO Climatologist Writes About The Recent East Coast Blizzard & Climate Change

Surely the East Coast blizzard had everything to do with climate change, right? Not so fast, says Patrick Michaels.

01/27/2016

(Photo By Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

Debbie Monterrey Compliments Downtown St. Louis

KMOX’s Debbie Monterrey says Downtown St. Louis is doing just fine.

01/25/2016

Former fans of the St. Louis Rams football team, leave memorabilia hanging on a fence at the teams practice facility in Earth City, Missouri, one day after it was announced that the football team will relocate to Los Angeles on January 13, 2016. St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke announced the team will return to Los Angeles for the 2016 season during owners meetings, and will eventually play in a new stadium. The Rams arrived in St. Louis from Los Angeles in 1995, winning the Super Bowl in 2000, but in recent years have had the lowest attendance in the NFL. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

STL Today’s Dan O’Neill Takes A Candid Look At St. Louis After Losing The Rams

And he makes some good points. Read it with an open mind.

01/21/2016

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