Howard DeMere - 2011

Howard DeMere began his career in broadcasting working as an office boy at a cousin’s Texas radio station during the Great Depression. After serving in the army he returned to Wichita Falls, TX, and ended up announcing at his school’s radio station. He transferred to the U. of Oklahoma journalism school where one of his professors helped him get a job at Oklahoma’s signature radio station, WKY. Later, in October 1949, he sought and got a job in St. Louis at KSD Radio and the fledgling KSD-TV where he worked until retiring in 1979. A true St. Louis television pioneer, he is remembered as a weather broadcaster at Channel 5 and signature sign-off “That’s all from here…Howard DeMere.”