Lucas Geisler

Lucas Geisler

Lucas Geisler anchors the 5 p.m. show for ABC 17 News, and reports on the latest news around mid-Missouri at 9 and 10 p.m. His coverage includes issues within the City of Columbia and the state's court system. Lucas has covered protests in Ferguson, Mo., sweeping changes at the University of Missouri and numerous issues people in mid-Missouri face everyday. 

Lucas started work at ABC 17 News in March 2014, after graduating from the University of Missouri's School of Journalism. While in school, Lucas spent countless hours baking bagels at B&B Bagels in Columbia, along with his work at KOMU-TV. 

Lucas hails from Granite City, Illinois, just east of St. Louis. He earned Eagle Scout from the local Boy Scouts of America council, and worked at Camp Sunnen in Potosi, Mo. for five years.

Lucas has a passion for hockey, especially the St. Louis Blues, and playing tennis. 

Latest Articles

  • Lucas Geisler

    Hopeful Boone County dispensary owners sink six figures to set up shop

  • Lucas Geisler

    Residents flip opposition to south Columbia rezoning request

  • Lucas Geisler

    Opioids prescribed at lower rate in Boone County than others in state

  • Lucas Geisler

    More than 60 spots considered for medical marijuana in Boone County

  • Lucas Geisler

    Columbia school board sends seclusion, restraints policy change back