Emmy Statue

Art Holliday

Holliday KSDK

Art Holliday’s broadcasting career spans more than 26 years in news and sports. Currently Holliday co-anchors with Jennifer Blome on “Today In St. Louis” and “NewsChannel 5 at Noon”. Besides anchoring both newscasts, Holliday serves as executive producer, a position he took in May 2003. Prior to becoming executive producer, Holliday served as managing editor for three years. Before joining KSDK in 1979, Holliday worked at KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City as a sports reporter/photographer. During his career Holliday has interviewed a variety of newsmakers including President George W. Bush, President Jimmy Carter, sports and entertainment superstars Michael Jordan, John McEnroe, Jerry Seinfeld and Nelly.

Holliday’s work as a broadcaster has been recognized with numerous awards. In 2003, The University of Missouri-Columbia selected Holliday for its prestigious Faculty-Alumni Award. In 2002, the St. Louis chapter of the National Alliance For The Mentally Ill presented Holliday with its annual Media Award. In 2001, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Greater St. Louis Association of Black Journalists. Holliday’s other achievements include the 1999 Mental Health Media Award from the State Advisory Council for Comprehensive Psychiatric Services, and the 1996 Distinguished Achievement Award of the School District of St. Charles. Holliday’s sports casting talents resulted in three St. Louis Emmy awards, two for Best Sportscaster in 1988 and 1985, and one for Best Sports Feature in 1989. In 1978, the Oklahoma United Press International awarded Holliday the award for Best Sports Program.