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Anthony is an award-winning reporter from Minneapolis. His passion for
writing and public speaking led him to a career in broadcast
journalism. Anthony is a 2009 graduate of the University of Minnesota,
where he was a Ronald E. McNair Scholar. During college, he interned
at Twin Cities Public Television, KARE-TV and the U.S. House of
Representatives. He also studied abroad in Mexico. His reporting
career began in Alexandria, MN and he most recently worked in Dayton,
OH.

When Anthony is not working he enjoys spending time with his son,
watching movies and reading memoirs. He is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.


Recent Articles
  • Residents, businesses to host “Pumpkin Walk” in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- Residents and businesses in Ferguson are planning a “Pumpkin Walk” event this weekend. Those participating will have signs that read “We are open for Halloween” on display. It will allow kids to walk through Ferguson and know who is participating in Halloween. Many people expressed concerns about celebrating the holiday because of the unrest that followed the shooting death of Michael Brown. One of the businesses participating in the event is Natalie’s Cakes & More. The owner Natalie Dubose called […]

  • Health officials taking precautions for Ebola in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- There are no Ebola patients in the St. Louis area, but health officials want to be ready in case that changes. FOX 2’s Anthony Kiekow is live inside of Saint Louis University Hospital with how they are preparing. Anthony spoke with Chief Nursing Officer, Dr. Russ Schroeder about the basic equipment that will be worn by staff members if they were to identify patients who are at risk. Staff members will wear a face mask, shield, […]

  • Murders in St. Louis reach 109 this year

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Four people were murdered in the city of St. Louis over the past 24 hours. That brings the total to 109 this year. That’s a 30 percent increase from this time in 2013. Last night a man was shot to death in north St. Louis. It happened near the intersection of Evans and Prairie around 7:45p.m. According to witnesses, someone one fired at least four shots at the victims. No one has been arrested. On Tuesday […]

  • 1 dead, 1 hospitalized after gunfire erupts in north city

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- One man is dead and one is hospitalized after gunfire erupts in north city. The shooting occured around 1a.m. Tuesday morning in the 4000 block of West Florissant Avenue. At least two suspects fired the gun shots into a van. Homicide detectives say at least 26 shots were fired at the victims. One victim was shot in the leg. He is in stable condition. The other man, who is in his 40s, was killed. “Moments after […]

  • SLU, Grove occupied by protesters overnight; Moral Monday underway

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- The weekend of resistance will be wrapping up with a demonstration later Monday morning. Protesters are calling October 13th, “Moral Monday.” Many of them have been training for this non violent demonstration. Moral Monday is set to start at 10a.m. at Wellspring Church. At least 1,000 protesters gathered in the Shaw Neighborhood late Sunday night. They were chanting about their anger over brutality and racism that they say exists in law enforcement and the legal system. They […]

  • Peaceful and Diverse Protest in St. Louis for “Ferguson October”

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – As symbols of Red October fill Downtown St. Louis protesters also can be found for what they call Ferguson October. A large protest was held in the streets Saturday morning and lasted into the afternoon. Several thousand people were there and it was a peaceful protest. It was a diverse crowd from all over the country. St. Louis police officers worked 12 hour shifts to ensure that the protest was peaceful. Many of the protesters are […]

  • ‘Weekend of Resistance’ in St. Louis, Clayton & Ferguson

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Law enforcement officers in the St. Louis area will work 12 hour shifts as they prepare for a weekend of protests. According to our partner’s at the Post-Dispatch, at least two officers will respond to every call no matter how minor the situation. Protesters are using the website, fergusonoctober.com, to encourage people to flood the St. Louis, Clayton and Ferguson areas this weekend. The “Weekend of Resistance” is all in response to police shootings. A spokesman […]

  • Justice for Michael Brown Leadership Coalition holds press conference

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- The Justice For Michael Brown Leadership Coalition held press conference on Thursday, October 9th. The conference is in response to the October 8th police shooting and killing of Von Derrick Meyers. The conference was at 10:30a.m. at the St. Louis City Police Headquarters. The Leadership Coalition and Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed led the conference. They are questioning the actions made by police. A number of organizations and other community leaders attended.

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    GM plant celebrates 1st delivery of new pick up trucks

    WENTZVILLE, MO (KPLR)- The first trucks of a new line of production at the GM plant in Wentzville will be delivered to dealerships today. There will be a celebration for a milestone at the plant and Governor Jay Nixon is expected to attend. Production of the Colorado and the GMC Canyon at the Wentzville plant preserved or created more than 1,200 jobs. The production also helped GM add a third shift for employees. It was part of a $133 million […]

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    Special Election to fill vacancy for Board of Aldermen

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A Special Election will be held on Tuesday, October 7th, to fill a vacant seat for the St. Louis Board City of Aldermen. The election comes after a scandal in the Recorder of Deeds office. The winner of today`s Special Election will serve as Alderman of the 15th Ward, until next year`s election in April. This began when St. Louis City Mayor Francis Slay appointed Jennifer Florida as the Interim Recorder of Deeds. The position was […]

  • Metro to provide extra trains, buses, security for MLB playoffs

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Thousands of people will rely on Metro buses and Metrolink trains to get to game three of the Cardinals playoff series against the Dodgers, Monday night. It may be a frustrating night for the Dodgers but it won`t be for Metro riders. Anyone using Metrolink trains and Metro buses to get to Busch Stadium can expect speedy service. Metro officials say there will be extra trains, buses and security for baseball fans who use public transit. […]

  • People rappel down St. Louis hotel for Special Olympics

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) -You can call them courageous. You can call them crazy. But truth is the people who rappelled from 17 stories above downtown St. Louis are simply special. Nearly 100 people braved the wind and their fear for the “Over the Edge” Special Olympics fundraiser at the Hyatt Regency. Participants  rappeled down the side of the downtown hotel. Each had to raise at least $1,000 for the Special Olympics. They included a decorated Special Olympics athlete. “I liked […]

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