Allman was an investigative and political reporter at rival KMOV, the CBS affiliate, for 14 years. For the past nine years, he has been a morning radio host in the St. Louis area.
“Jamie will be an excellent addition to our political team coverage,” news director Audrey Prywitch said in a statement. “Fair and balanced means offering a platform for all views.”
At KTVI, Allman will provide analysis and discuss topical issues for locally-produced election specials.