Over the last eleven years in St Louis his work with area charities and his nationally recognized talk talents have established McGraw Milhaven as a household name from the halls of the White House to kitchen tables all over the region.
He’s interviewed everybody, and whether it’s the news of the day, sports, entertainment, a dead opossum on his front yard, missing a ceremonial first pitch due to oversleeping, or getting kicked off a CNN News program, Milhaven will bring you the story of day, ask the question you wanted to ask, and keep you informed and entertained.
Talkers Magazine consistently name him one of the country’s best talk show hosts, and the Missouri Senate has honored him for his exceptional amounts of time and energy bettering the lives of Missouri citizens. In 2006, The Riverfront Times named Milhaven the best AM personality in St Louis. Numrous times, Alive Magazine came out with it’s “Hot List issue 130 things we love about St Louis” and named Milhaven the best talk show.
Milhaven’s accomplishments are as lengthy as they are diverse, from broadcasting on the White House lawn, to being an embedded reporter with full access to the St.Louis Cardinals, from Super Bowls and Olympics, to air-to-air refueling missions on KC-135s with the Missouri National Guard, Milhaven not only tells the story, but brings you along for the experience. His trademark laugh, and vast knowledge of both history and current events keeps the audience on edge of their seats, and has them talking long after his show has ended.
Milhaven can be seen on national television as well. He appears often on FOX, CNN and MSNBC covering local as well as national stories. In St Louis he hosted the Emmy nominated show, “Get Hooked On Health” and was a panel member on the popular sports round table, “Chalk Talk”.
He makes it a point to tell people he was not spoiled growing up with five sisters and cousin in a small town on Long Island, but they might tell you a different story. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and earned three varsity letters in baseball.
Kelly, an Emmy nominated journalist, started at KSDK in 1998, and has a love affair with St. Louis and St. Louisans. She did take a short break from her adopted hometown and moved to California to anchor mornings at one of KSDK’s sister stations in Sacramento, but St. Louis kept calling her name. At the beginning of 2014 she teamed up with McGraw in the Morning. When she’s not working, you’ll find her advocating for pets during the week. She loves hanging out with friends, volunteering, traveling and discovering all the fabulosity of St. Louis with her pooch, LaRue.