Maria Hallas - News

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Current Location  -  KSDK, St. Louis, Missouri


Represented by  -  John Butte

Career Summary

Maria is a lawyer and award-winning investigative and general assignment reporter now at KSDK, St. Louis. Maria’s background gives her unparalleled investigative, source building, interview, cross examination, and case building skills to find and repeatedly expose corruption through powerful television stories.

Maria gained significant investigative experience as a litigation and advisory attorney in Washington, D.C., with the United States Capitol Police and as a prominent shareholder at an international law firm. She earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Duke University, her law degree from the University of Virginia and a masters degree in journalism from American University.


Maria is an experienced lawyer, investigative reporter and general assignment reporter.


American University, Washington, D.C., Graduate School of Communication
M.A. Journalism/Broadcast, GPA 3.67, May 2013
University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, VA, J.D.
Duke University, Durham, NC, Trinity School of Arts & Sciences
B.A. Political Science & Russian, Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude.

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