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Holden Kurwicki

Holden is an award-winning journalist from southern Illinois.
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Holden Kurwicki

ST. LOUIS — Holden Kurwicki is a multi-skilled journalist at 5 On Your Side in St. Louis, Missouri. He came to the station from WNCN in Raleigh, North Carolina, in July 2021.

Holden grew up in Washington County, Illinois and is very familiar with St. Louis. He is a diehard St. Louis sports fan.

Holden began his journalism career at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, where he majored in Corporate Communications and began working as a sports anchor at local PBS affiliate WEIU-TV. Since then, Holden has worked at tv stations in South Bend, Indiana, Wilmington, North Carolina, Paducah, Kentucky, and Louisville, Kentucky where he won a Murrow award for his coverage of the University of Louisville basketball scandal.

He has covered hurricanes and floods, politics and sports.

Holden has won a number of awards, including the North Carolina Associated Press Awards for Best General News Reporting, Best Spot News Reporting, and Best Sportscast.

He and his wife, Paige, have two dogs. They're corgis named Stubby and Luna.

You can contact Holden at hkurwicki1@ksdk.com and follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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