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Longtime St. Louis radio personality Jon Grayson brings his style of topical commentary, humor and insight to KTRS, each weekday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Jon began his radio career while in college and has hosted general interest, politics and sports shows during his 29 years in the business. A highlight of his career was his coverage of war-torn Iraq during his tour of that country in 2006. He has also hosted an overnight nationally syndicated program, Overnight America, since 2012.
Jennifer Blome spent 34 years at KSDK-TV as an anchor/reporter. She anchored St. Louis’s first morning newscast, Today in St. Louis alongside Tom O’Neal, Art Holliday, and Pat McGonigle over the years. During her time at KSDK, Jennifer did a lot of reporting on mental health.
For the past three years, Jennifer Blome has been Director of Humane Education at the APA of Missouri. She ran the PetReach program, where volunteers and their dogs visit senior communities. She started a Prison Art Program where offenders at three Missouri prisons create pet portraits for the APA to raise money for homeless animals. She teaches children pre-kindergarten to seventh grade, the responsibilities of being kind, compassionate, and a good pet owner. An anti-violence “No More Bullying” program will launch soon for third, fourth, and fifth graders.
Jennifer Blome earned her Bachelor’s degree in Radio-TV-Film from Bowling Green State University and her Master’s in Social Work from Washington University. Jennifer had a private therapy practice for about five years.
She currently lives in Richmond Heights with Dave Keiser and three dogs, Roy, Clyde, and Pollyanna.