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Ron Johnson

Ron Johnson joined the KQ2 team in May 2018 as a multimedia journalist.

Title: Multimedia Journalist

I'm very excited to join the KQ2 family! I come to St. Joseph from Kansas City just down the road and it's exciting to be able to do something I enjoy every day. Since I was about 14, I knew I wanted to be involved in news, it was a desire that stuck with me through high school and college. When I attended the latter, I knew for sure this is what I wanted to do.

I attended the University of Central Missouri (Go Mules), and immediately got involved in video production at KMOS-TV. Throughout my college career, I learned and grew at the station, starting off as a volunteer student producer and working my way up to a Co-Host of one of the station's longest running student produced shows.

I graduated from UCM in 2016 with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Digital Media Production, with an emphasis in news. Since then, I've done everything from serving food to substitute teaching all to get me to where I am today. It's truly an honor to be able to share the stories of this community here in St. Joseph, and if you have another one you'd like me to share, don't hesitate to reach out to me on social media.

Recent Posts by Ron Johnson

Chiefs Kingdom celebrates as team heads to the Super Bowl

Chiefs Kingdom reacts after their team is officially headed to the Super Bowl

Rally House sells out of Chiefs Championship merchandise

The retailer sold out of its initial stock of Chiefs championship gear in less than 30 minutes.

Stop the Bleed training event offers chance to learn life saving skills

The training session gives participants a crash course in life-saving skills.

Local library staff react to proposed legislation from Missouri lawmaker

The proposed legislation would allow a parental review board to approve books and material available at libraries.

Rally House prepping for potential Chiefs Super Bowl run

Staff say they will reopen Sunday night if the Kansas City Chiefs win the game.

Chamber celebrates centennial at Civic Center

The St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 100th anniversary at an annual banquet held at the Civic Center.

SJPD investigating after Saturday night shooting

The shooting happened near the intersection of Southwest Parkway and Mansfield Rd.

Mixed feelings from chief after SJPD releases annual crime report

Police Chief Chris Connally says "It's not all good, It's not all bad."

Road crews prepare for second round of winter weather

MoDOT, and the St. Joseph City Streets and Maintenance Departments are gearing up for the second winter storm to hit the area in as many weeks.

Nurses Save Woman's Life During Elementary School Christmas Program

A handful of nurses were in the right place at the right time to save a life.

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