Alan Van Zandt

Alan anchors Your Hometown News at 6 pm and 10 pm in addition to reporting.

Title: Anchor & Reporter

Alan anchors Your Hometown News at 6 pm and 10 pm in addition to reporting.

He's been a part of the KQ2 family since 2004. Over the years, Alan has filled several roles including managing the assignment desk, reporting, anchoring Hometown this Morning and even doing weather on the weekends.

As an established member of the St. Joseph community, Alan is involved in several local volunteer activities including membership in Eastside Rotary.

Alan grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska and graduated from The University of Nebraska with a degree in broadcast journalism. In his spare time, Alan likes to bowl, golf and work in his yard when time allows.

Recent Posts by Alan Van Zandt

Parson touts economic recovery at stop in Maryville

The governor toured the Kawasaki plant in Maryville, which has recently seen $26 million in expansion.

Galloway visits St. Joseph as local democrats rally ahead of election

Galloway cites her plan to combat the coronavirus as a key to unseating current Governor Mike Parson.

SJSD discusses future of aging facilities

At a committee meeting Tuesday afternoon, board members acknowledged that in the near future, there will need to be some changes

Conversion therapy ban draws opposition

The religious community in St. Joseph butted heads with the Human Rights Committee Tuesday night at city hall.

SJSD wants to classify teachers, staff as 'essential'

Administrators and board members say that it would help with staffing by reducing the amount of time staff is placed on quarantine if exposed to a positive Covid-19 person.

Audit results show "effective, not efficient" sewer billing

The procedures the city uses for its sewer billing had been under review after concerns the city was losing millions of dollars in revenues that weren't being billed to customers.

St. Joseph Health Dept. reports 3 more Covid-related deaths

In all, Covid-19 is being blamed on 41 Buchanan County deaths.

New COVID-19 test coming to Missouri

A new COVID-19 test is coming to Missouri that health experts say will make it faster, easier and more convenient.

Missouri governor and Department of Public Safety recognize first responders

The Missouri Department of Public Safety recognized first responders for heroic, life-saving, and extraordinary acts they've performed to protect the public.

Corby Pond renovation work to begin

Council members heard of plans for the public works department to drain the pond, remove all the silt, rebuild much of the embankments and improve rainwater draining into the pond.

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