Jesse Irwin

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Morning Show Anchor & Features Reporter

Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Jesse is joining KOAM and FOX14 as part of the new KOAM Morning Show on Fox 14.

A 2017 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Jesse began honing his craft in college as a sports broadcaster, live news reporter, and late night talk show host – earning his school its first-ever regional Emmy nominations. Previous stops include the IMG Sports Network, CBS Pittsburgh, a creative marketing agency, and an internship with Conan on TBS.

Jesse emcees events around North America, and can’t wait to make his mark on the 4-States.

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Catch a glimpse of the International Space Station

Check out our view of the station from the... station.

Med-Day Thursday: Diabetes Awareness

Ahead of Diabetes Awareness Week, we speak with Dr. Michael Nagle.

600 years of American History in 6,000 seconds

Hamilton's biggest rival in the 4-State theatre.

Wildcat Wednesday: Upcoming Workshops

From Swine Day to learning about farm succession, K-State extension has a handful of programs coming up -- both virtually and in-person.

Who lives in Missouri's caves?

There are many creatures in the thousands of caves in Missouri. So who are they?

Peace Church Cemetery: Identifying those who R.I.P.

With many unmarked graves, volunteers are digging through records to find the names of the unidentified.

Med-Day Thursday: Navigating the Cancer Journey

The role of an advocate or patient navigator can be just as challenging as it can be rewarding.

It's never a bad time to make Oobleck

Bringing the worlds of Seuss and Science together has never been easier.

Previewing the Boys & Girls Club Homecoming Gala

Head to Club Comingo with Boys & Girls Club of SWMO

Domestic Violence Awareness: What you can do

Safehouse Crisis Center helps those in all sorts of situations.

Starting things back up at the Joplin Family YMCA

Youth programming is back again at the Joplin Y.

2020 Burnout: Powering through to 2021

If you're exhausted from this year, you are not alone.

Michael spots someone outside of Television City

He knew who it was the moment he saw them.

Med-Day Thursday: Keeping things 20/20 through 2020

Dr. Shane Kannarr shares what we can do to combat screen overload.

Static Science & Lysol Wipes with Becky Falke

Prepare to be shocked.

Stopping by a Virtual Career Expo

We take a tour of the MSSU Virtual Internship and Job Expo happening this week.

WIldcat Wednesday: National 4-H Week

Cara Comstock from Wildcat Extension joins us to break down the 4-H lifestyle.

Zooming into October with Connect2Culture

We try to guess some of the different events and exhibits happening in the 4-States.

Introducing the KOAM News Now InstaPoll

We've got questions. You've got the answers.

2020 4-States Heart Walk: The Biggest Walk Yet

This year, the American Heart Association is changing the way you can make a difference - both in others' lives and your own.

Get ready for the 2020 Girard Fall Festival

Shelby Cannon and Kim Kravitz came on the show to preview Saturday's annual extravaganza.

Previewing the Annual Joplin Stamp Club Show & Bourse

Show Chairman Marlin Willoughby joins us from his home in Carthage to talk shop.

Pet Spotlight: Blue & Upcoming Adoption Events

Calling all puppy fans in the 4-State area.

Literary trivia ahead of the CJ Library Used Book Sale

Gary Stubblefield stopped by the Morning Show to test his skills and share details of this Saturday's sale.

Half-Century in Healthcare: Celebrating June

After 50 years at Via Christi Hospital, June Shipman has undoubtedly left her mark.

Med-Day Thursday: Mercy wants you to "Stick It to Cancer"

Kim Kory with the Mercy Health Foundation joins us to discuss their upcoming "Stick It to Cancer" campaign.

State of the City Preview: Conversation with the Mayor of Pittsburg

Ahead of her State of the City address this morning, Mayor Dawn McNay sits down to reflect and share her vision for Pittsburg.

Medicare Open Enrollment 101

Don't let signing up for health insurance intimidate you!

Science at Home: Magic Milk

Ever wonder what milk's biggest fear is? Watch Becky Falke show us how afraid it can be.

Previewing the 2020 Neosho Fall Festival

Paul Richardson joins us to share what this year's festival looks like.

One morning in Caney: Reflecting on the 1980 school fire

40 years after a school janitor set fire to Lincoln Memorial Elementary School, we asked those who were there to recall that morning in Caney.

Four Years Stronger: The Gift of Griffin Albritton

Michelle and Allen Albritton knew their third child was going to change their world.

Bringing an F-4 to Northeast Oklahoma

After four years of teamwork, the F-4 committee and community finally brings its fighter jet home.

Learning about the Gilbert Baker Film Festival

Named after the creator of the Rainbow Pride Flag, the 2020 festival is reaching new heights.

Curious Minds Discovery Zone shows us their new location

After months of being closed due to the pandemic, Curious Minds Discovery Zone in Parsons is ready to reopen.

The Funny Side of Drag Racing

Before Funny Car Chaos this past weekend, we stopped by Mo-Kan Dragway to learn what it's all about.

Grilling tips for Labor Day Weekend

Teacher and Chef Anthony Fischer joins us on the Morning Show for some grilling before class.

Sharing "Family Secrets" can be powerful

Steve Head has learned how to address his life experiences in a way that's healing him and others.

Previewing the 2020 Joplin Arts Fest

Sure, it'll be virtual. Steve Doerr stops by to explain how it won't keep this fest from being a success.

Things to do in September with Connect2Culture

Emily Frankoski shows us some of the different events happening around Joplin this coming month.