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Jodie O'Brien

Jodie anchors our Live At Five show and co-anchors the 6 pm newscast weekdays on KQ2.

Title: Anchor

Before joining our team she was the 5 pm producer and anchor, as well as 6 pm co-anchor at KTVO-ABC in Kirksville, Missouri from 2003-2007. Jodie is a 2003 graduate of The University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Journalism where she also received a BA in Religious Studies. A proud tiger, she was a member of the MIZZOU Cheer Squad!

Born in Rochester, New York, her extended family still lives there, but Missouri is home. Married with three children, Jodie has lived in the St. Joseph area for over 10 years. In that time she has shared her writing ability, fundraising experience and public relations/marketing skills to help a variety of local small businesses and area nonprofit organizations.

Recent Posts by Jodie O'Brien

Second Harvest 2nd Annual Christmas Wing-Ding

Blake Haynes from Second Harvest joins us to give details on why their 2nd Annual Christmas Wing-Ding event is more important than ever during the pandemic

2020 Election Progress

Local political scientist Melinda Kovacs joins us to discuss the unprecedented turns of the ongoing 2020 election

United Way Leadership St. Joseph Program Now Accepting Applications for Upcoming Class

Jean Brown, Director of Leadership St. Joseph, joins us to discuss the upcoming Leadership St. Joseph Program and how you can apply

Exercise Options for Diabetics as World Diabetes Day Approaches

Over 34 million Americans suffer from diabetes daily, and fitness Patrick Netter joins us to share some exercise options for diabetics

Post-Covid Economy

Mark Matthews from Edward Jones joins us to discuss what the economy will look like after the pandemic has ended

Mayor to ask council to support extending mask mandate another 90-days

St. Joseph's current mask mandate order expires on Monday, Nov. 16.

2020 Mayors' Thanksgiving Dinner to be TV Special

Blake Haynes from Second Harvest joins us to share details of the upcoming virtual 2020 Mayors Thanksgiving Dinner, an event to help address childhood hunger across the region

Driving for a Change

Cameron Corbett from Northwest Health Services joins us to talk about an upcoming "Drive for the Homeless" event on November 6th that will support the homeless local population as we get closer to the cold winter months

Managing election stress

Matt Larson joins us to discuss how we can best manage stress while we await the results of the election.

Post Election Investing

Gabe Rockers from Edward Jones joins Jodie to discuss how the 2020 election results might effect your investments.

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