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 …
Brian Blasingame brings enormous skills and talents to the repertoire of services for this fine caterer.
Butler’s Pantry has been in the business of catering corporate and private events since 1966. Richard Nix, owner represents the second generation of running the company. Butler’s Pantry has grown into the premier catering service in town much because Nix has been nimble, and shown the ability to think outside the box. One of his finest coups was bringing Ladue resident Brian Blasingame on board. A native Chicagoan, Blasingame has run floral businesses previously in Chicago, Seattle and most recently St. Louis. He used to be in the bricks and mortar end of the business with a local store. He had a shop in Seattle on First Street in the heart of the thriving downtown district. “That’s the equivalent of being on Michigan Avenue in Chicago,” …
Top runners from around the US gather for the Distance Festival
- On ESPN HS
Friday, June 8, 2012