Emcee - Ron Jacober, KMOX
After an award winning sports broadcasting career spanning 38 years in St. Louis, Ron has stepped down as Sports Director of KMOX and went to a part time schedule at the start of the new year.
continues to host the award winning "Sports On A Sunday Morning" along with a weekly Sports Open Line program.
has been inducted into the St. Louis Radio and St. Louis Media Halls of Fame.
He was won numerous awards from the Missouri Broadcasters Association along with being named St. Louis' best sportscaster.
work in television sports earned him two Emmy Awards.
was selected by CBS/Westwood One as a commentator at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.
work in Sydney earned him the coveted Jack Buck Media Award at the Annual MS Sports Dinner and the A.I.R. Award for best news series, "Postcards from Sydney."
was recently honored by the Missouri Athletic Club
with the Bob Burnes/Bob Broeg Award at the annual Jack Buck Sports Banquet, for his
contributions to St. Louis and the sports community.
has worked on the broadcast teams for St. Louis Cardinals baseball, St. Louis Blues hockey, St. Louis Storm and Ambush soccer, St. Louis University basektball and Missouri Tiger football.
has covered Super Bowls, World Series, Stanley Cups, and Final Fours among major sports events.
Ron holds a Bachelor's degree in journalism from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale and is an Army veteran.
wife, Lois, have two sons, David, an Army veteran and currently a police officer in Pueblo, CO and Jeffrey, a Naval Academy graduate and former top gun fighter pilot, now a pilot for Southwest Airlines
Ron is also involved with several St.Louis area charities and is a lector and president of the Parish Council of Christ Prince of Peace Catholic Church.