Art Holliday

Art Holliday's broadcasting career spans more than 37 years in news and sports. Currently Holliday is a Nightbeat reporter for KSDK's 10 p.m. newscast. From 1989 to 2011 Holliday was co-anchor of the early morning show "Today in St. Louis". Besides anchoring, Holliday served as managing editor and executive producer of that newscast. Before joining KSDK as a sportscaster from 1979 to 1989, Holliday worked in the sports department of KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City.

Holliday's work as a broadcaster has been recognized with numerous awards, including three sportscasting Emmys in 1985, 1988, and 1989. In 2001, Holliday was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Greater St. Louis Association of Black Journalists. In 2003, the University of Missouri-Columbia selected Holliday for it's prestigious Faculty-Alumni Award. in 2002, the National Alliance on Mental Illness presented its annual Media Award to Holliday. In 2003 the fourth floor residents of Mizzou's Excellence Hall named their floor Holliday House.

Holliday has a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. His interests include tennis, photography, and documentary filmmaking. Holliday's first documentary "Before They Fall Off The Cliff" was accepted to multiple film festivals, and is being used by the Crisis Intervention Team of St. Louis County to train police officers on how to deal with citizens who have a mental illness. He's currently working on "Johnnie Be Good", a music documentary about Rock and Roll Hall of Fame pianist Johnnie Johnson.

Holliday is married and has an adult daughter.


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