Anne Allred

Anne Allred

Anne Allred anchors the 5pm news with Mike Bush. She also reports for the 10pm newscast.  A native St. Louisan, Anne joined NewsChannel 5 in January of 2013. Anne has travelled extensively to cover some of the biggest new stories including the Beijing, Vancouver and London Olympics. She comes to KSDK from WHDH, the NBC affiliate in Boston, where she worked for 6 years. Anne was the weekday morning and noon anchor. Her work at WHDH recently resulted in an Emmy nomination for best news anchor in 2012.  She has also worked at WSYX/WTTE in Columbus, Ohio, WCTI in New Bern, N.C. and for NPR.  Anne is excited to be back in her hometown rooting on the Cardinals. But, she says NewsChannel 5 feels like home as well. Anne got the journalism “bug” when she interned at KSDK in college.

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Stories by Anne Allred

STL Fire Chief talks fire prevention

Every October, fire departments around the country spend the month spreading the word about fire prevention.

New invention protects from medical ID theft

NewsChannel 5 learned of a St. Louis based company trying to protect people from medical ID fraud.

Getting prescription drugs off the streets of MO

Prescription drug abuse is an epidemic in the U.S. and Missouri is the only state that doesn't have a prescription drug monitoring program.

Spotting fraudulent job posts, offers

There are some legitimate organizations who can help you get your credit card debt in order.

Chuck Todd previews Sunday's 'Meet the Press'

President Obama's plan to combat the terror group ISIS relies heavily on international assistance, but will he get it?

Medical ID theft warning signs

Tuesday night NewsChannel 5 investigated how to prevent medical ID theft.

Medical ID thefts on the rise

There are two things in your house right now you should protect at all costs – your health insurance card and prescription pill bottles.

Local ex-Navy SEAL weighs in on VA editorial

President Obama nominated former Proctor & Gamble executive Robert McDonald to lead the Veterans Administration.

Anne Allred accidentally frightens baby

NewsChannel 5 anchor Anne Allred thought she'd mingle in the crowd during a Fourth of July newscast on Art Hill.

Local woman is 'Mayday Amy'

As Amazon rolls out plans for what they're calling the greatest smartphone yet, the Amazon Fire, a local girl is linked to the hoopla.