New Anchor Hire at KOMU

After the book ends KOMU (Columbia, MO) is going to get a new Anchor.


The station announced the hiring of Brittany Pieper as evening co-anchor.

Beginning March 4, Pieper will join Angie Bailey for KOMU 8 News at Five and Jim Riek for KOMU 8 News at Six and Ten as well as KOMU 8 News at Nine on Mid-Missouri's CW.

Pieper comes to KOMU 8 News from KSLA in Shreveport, La., where she is an anchor and reporter covering education. Previously, she worked as a reporter, anchor and producer at KCBD in Lubbock, Texas.

“We're thrilled about the addition of another accomplished journalist to our news team,” KOMU 8 General Manager Marty Siddall said. “Brittany stood out to us because of her exceptional experience and passion for providing comprehensive coverage of the issues that are important to viewers.”