Evie Allen Joins KOMU in Missouri as Evening Anchor

By Kevin Eck 

Evie Allen is joining Columbia, Mo., NBC affiliate KOMU as an evening anchor alongside Emily Spain, Matt Beckwith and Ben Arnet.

“It’s been a journey to get to this position but I am so excited to continue my career in a community so similar to mine,” Allen wrote on Facebook. “I have had an amazing career at WSIL and I know I will continue to grow while becoming a Missourian. I look forward to getting to know the people, working with an amazing team, (THE Emily Spain) and students, and calling Columbia home. I get to work with some of the most talented and kind people in the world!! What a blessing this is for me! Of course, THE MOST supportive and patient husband 🥰😘 Matt Barton in the world and my dog Maggie will be joining me in this new adventure!”

Allen worked at WISL in Southern Illinois for 13 years.