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

Spring Activities with St. Joseph Parents as Teachers

La'Sherrie Tyes, a Parent Educator joins us on Live At Five to talk bird feeders and other Spring ideas to do with kids.

Earth Day Investing with Edward Jones

Keeping the environment a priority can help you understand your investments? Confused. Chris Jones of Edward Jones straightens it all out for us.

St. Joseph Symphony in Search

The St. Joseph Symphony is in search of a new conductor and will hold concerts for the public to view all three finalists.

Beware of Hackers

Tech Expert Burton Kelso joins us to discuss how you can protect your social accounts.

Your Vaccine Questions Answered

100 Million people have been vaccinated. However, you may be asking yourself some questions such as "Will it affect my DNA?" Dr. Janis Orlowski from the Association of American Medical Colleges joins us to help us answer some of the looming questions.

The Hearing Connection Tackles Allergies

Dave Neuman of The Hearing Connection joining us on Live At Five.

Making Bond with Edward Jones

Edward Jones expert Gabe Rockers sits down with KQ2's Jodie O'Brien to discuss the bond market.

Renovating Worship During A Pandemic

Easter Sunday is this weekend, and Lead Pastor of Renovation Church in St. Joseph, Kyle Kormeier joins KQ2's Jodie O'Brien to talk celebrating in person and online.

Mom & Pop Shops: Help Available

Josh Royeton of Edward Jones talks about the latest PPE loans from the US government and how to prepare for retirement.

Your Guide to Gut Health

Probiotics could be the secret to better overall health. Dr. Neha Shah, Ph.D joins us to discuss.

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