Posted: Jan 16, 2013 1:36 PM
Updated: Jan 22, 2013 5:35 PM
Akeam joined KATC in January, 2013. He recently graduated from Missouri State University with a bachelors of science in broadcast journalism.
Akeam remembers anchoring his high school tv station where he was bit by the news bug. "In high school I got to learn more about my peers through the stories they shared with me."
Akeam joined the United States Army after high school, and has served in Iraq(2005) and Afghanistan(2010). He still actively drills on the weekends where he serves as a Staff Sergeant.
When he's not in the news room, Akeam likes spending time with family and friends.
Don't be shy, drop him your news ideas at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Facebook!