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Dan Gray joined the KTVI Fox 2 News team in 2004 and the KPLR News 11 team in 2008. He anchors Fox 2 News at 11 AM and News 11 at Noon and reports weekdays for both stations. Dan also does part-time anchoring at KMOX Radio.

From 1992 to 2003, Dan was an anchor/reporter for KSDK-TV in St. Louis. He also worked as an anchor/reporter at KOVR-TV in Sacramento, California and KETV-TV in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dan has won several journalism awards including seven Emmy awards. He received the “Best Anchor” Emmy four times. He has been nominated for Emmy awards numerous times.

He has interviewed presidents, celebrities and covered major events including floods, earthquakes, elections and papal visits.

Dan is a native St. Louisan and a frequent speaker at schools, charity and civic organizations. He has been active in The BackStoppers, St. Louis Jewish Community Center, the ALS Association of St. Louis, the American Liver Foundation, A Safe Place; Provident of St. Louis, HavenHouse St. Louis, Safe Place for Youth in Need, St. Vincent’s Home for Children, and The Salvation Army.

Recent Articles
  • Pay It Forward: High Ridge man helps veterans who fall through the cracks

    HIGH RIDGE, MO (KPLR) – Sometimes veterans requests for help fall through the cracks or don’t get answered in a timely manner. A High Ridge man has formed an organization to fill the gap. Rich Hogan Jr. founded the Veteran in Need Foundation four years ago and has since fed and clothed veterans and helped save them from foreclosure. Rich’s son nominated him for the Pay It Forward award and a $500 gift card from First Bank. Hogan said an […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute: SIDS Education Preventing Deaths

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – More than 3,500 babies in the U.S. die suddenly and unexpectedly every year while sleeping, often due to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) or accidental deaths from suffocation or strangulation. What advice do experts from SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Hospital have to protect babies and ensure SAFE sleep? -ABC’s of Safe Sleep – Babies should sleep Alone, on their Back, and in a Crib or Pack-n-Play…add the D for Don’t Smoke when pregnant or around babies. This […]

  • Dog found stabbed 19 times, rescued by Humane Society of Missouri

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A 10-year-old dog is in grave condition and fighting for its life after being stabbed 19 times and left for dead. The Humane Society of Missouri’s Animal Cruelty Task Force rescued the female poodle mix from a church in north St. Louis County Monday. The dog had been stabbed in its neck, back, and chest, and was suffering from shock and serious blood loss. Veterinarians at the HSMO have treated the dog with IV fluids, antibiotics, and […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute – When are ear tubes necessary?

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Painful ear infections are a rite of passage for children. By the age of five, nearly every child has experienced at least one episode. Most ear infections either resolve on their own (viral) or are effectively treated by antibiotics (bacterial). But sometimes, ear infections and/or fluid in the middle ear may become a chronic problem leading to other issues, such as hearing loss, behavior, and speech problems. In these cases, insertion of an ear tube by […]

  • Rescuers and local officials say the damage, destruction could have been worse in EF3 tornado

    PERRYVILLE, MO (KPLR) – The first call came in around 8 p.m. Tuesday night of several overturned vehicles on I-55 at Perryville. One person was ejected from the vehicle and killed, he’s been identified as 24-year-old Travis Koenig of Perryville. About 12 people suffered minor injuries and were treated and released from a hospital. The damage assessment is still underway but Perry county officials say about 15 to 30 homes were destroyed more than 100 damaged. Most of the damage […]

  • Warm weather could endanger crops at Eckert’s Farm

    BELLEVILLE, IL (KPLR) – A sunny, snow-free day certainly beats shoveling the sidewalk on a cloudy day. But the weird winter is confusing some of the fruit crops at Eckert’s Farm, where the owners hope Mother Nature gets back to her normal self in short order. “Every year we’re worried that we’re going to lose the entire crop,” said Chris Eckert, company president. Eckert said the growing season is running about three to four weeks early. Some plants are already […]

  • Investigators determine Bogey Hills Country Club fire was not arson

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Investigators have determined the fire at Bogey Hills Country Club was not the result of arson. According to Central County Fire & Rescue, a three-alarm fire destroyed the historic 36,000 square-foot clubhouse just before midnight on Thursday, February 16. No one was injured in the fire. Local authorities requested the assistance of the ATF National Response Team to help with the investigation and to make sure there was no criminal intent behind the blaze. The […]

  • Police pursuit after shots fired in Wentzville neighborhood

    WENTZVILLE, MO (KPLR) – Three people were taken into custody Thursday afternoon after leading authorities on a chase from St. Charles County into St. Louis County. The Wentzville Police Department received a call of several shots fired in the Wentzville Heights neighborhood. When officers arrived at the scene, they noticed a black Ford Edge leaving the scene at a high rate of speed. Wentzville police lost sight of the vehicle and notified other agencies the vehicle could be headed their […]

  • St. Louis University Hospital releases rendering of the new SLU Hospital

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – We are getting our first look at renderings for the new St. Louis University Hospital. SSM Health St. Louis University Hospital President Kate Becker is excited and proud to share an architect`s renderings and models of the new hospital, that will emphasize more green space. The new hospital will be adjacent to the current hospital on Grand Avenue.  It will have a significantly different look with an all glass exterior so patients, families and staff will […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute: Added sugar vs sugar naturally occurring in foods

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – There’s a lot of talk about sugar these days. Diets like the Whole 30 say you need to cut it out completely. Even the federal government is mandating by 2018, pre-packaged food include how much added sugar is in each serving, in addition to the total sugar in the serving. How bad is sugar, though? Added sugar is the single worst ingredient in the modern diet. It provides calories with no added nutrients and can damage your […]

  • Minister has faith thief will return laptop and case

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KPLR) – “Thou shall not steal”, but when a member of the clergy is the victim, there’s a special message for the thief. A local minister was attending a convention at the St. Charles Convention Center when someone stole his laptop. The minister was at the 6th annual prayer conference by Jesus Is the Answer Ministries February 3rd and fourth.  The ministries founder is still looking for answers about the theft of her laptop as her family […]

  • ALS patient’s family turns private photos into art exhibit

    O’FALLON, MO (KPLR) – A photo exhibit chronicling a day in the life of a local ALS patient has helped an O’Fallon, Missouri family put an emotional face on the bitter reality ALS patients must confront. Photographer Sarah Howell of St. Louis said she was contacted by her friend Teri Eddy to shoot a day life of her father, Larry Tyler, who was diagnosed with ALS. Last February, Howell spent the day with the Tyler family, taking dozens of pictures. […]