Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Allred returns to anchor the news in St. Louis after working for the NBC affiliate in Boston for six years.
Yesterday, Anne Allred talked about returning to St. Louis and becoming the co-anchor of the 5 o'clock news on KSDK Channel 5 with Mike Bush. Today, Allred talks about what it takes to get into the business and the challenges she met along the way. Patch: What are some skills a good TV reporter should learn in school? AA: A student should be writing all the time. You have to love to write and be a strong writer first and foremost. You also have to be naturally curious and always be asking Why? Sometimes you just have to be plain nosey. You have to be ready to take criticism. I’m so used to that. The higher you go in the market, the more critical bosses are. So many things are nit-picked and little things really matter. There is always …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Home town talent moves back to St. Louis to be closer to family and friends and work for a highly-recognized network station.
Anne Allred, TV reporter and anchor departed her position with the morning news on WHDH News 7 in Boston after six years on the job. She has become co-anchor of the 5 o'clock news on KSDK-Channel 5 in St. Louis with Mike Bush. Allred talks about her education; her love of TV news and her coming back to her roots in St. Louis. This is part 1 of a 2 part interview. The second part is tomorrow. This is what she told Patch.com in a 1 on 1 extended interview. Patch.com: Welcome back to St. Louis. How are you adjusting to being back at home? Anne Allred: The adjustment is going really well. This is really home. I know my way around for the most part. I was an intern at KSDK. KSDK feels a little bit like home. I was familiar where the ladies …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Allred, 2000 graduate of Villa Duchesne will co-anchor the 5 o'clock report with Mike Bush.
Villa Duchesne students return to school Monday with good news, one of their own will be starring on local television. Anne Allred, daughter of Allan and Dawn Peterman-Allred will co-anchor the 5 o'clock news with Mike Busch on KSDK-TV, Channel 5. Allred worked at stations in Columbus, Ohio, North Carolina and Boston. Word of her return was first announced by Joe Holleman on St.L Today. A graduate of the Ohio State University, she is looking forward to being reunited with family and friends.