Reporter Rudy Koski has been giving you the FOX 7 NEWS EDGE since June 9th, 2008. A graduate of the University of Mississippi, Rudy began his career on the radio at WWEE –AM where he hosted a two-hour cooking show.
The Germantown, TN, native worked at various stations around the Southeast; WAPT in Jackson, MS, WCOV in Montgomery, AL, WHNT and WAFF, both in Huntsville AL, and WMC in Memphis, TN. Prior to joining the FOX 7 NEWS team, Rudy was a reporter with KVUE.
Some of Rudy's favorite news reporting moments include drug bust shoot-outs, being smashed by tornadoes, hammered by hurricanes and struck by lightning. Rudy's favorite adventures were following a National Guard unit into an Amazon jungle and volunteering to build schools in Panama.
Rudy also served as a legislative reporter during the last term of George Wallace, documented the shame of Mississippi's Sugar Ditch community with Rev. Jesse Jackson, investigated the Shuttle Challenger accident and was in a NASA control room during the Shuttle mission returning John Glenn to Space.
For his hard work and dedication, Rudy has been recognized with two RTNDA Edward R Murrow Awards and two AP Awards, one for Best Investigation and the other for Best Spot News.
You can email Rudy with story ideas or questions and comments at firstname.lastname@example.org.