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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
  • Illinois officer creates app to get nearby police to respond to school shootings

    COLUMBIA, Ill. – According to police, most school shootings are over before officers ever arrive on the scene. An Illinois police officer who wants to change that with a smartphone app. Nate McVicker helped design a smartphone app, called SchoolGuard, that could get more police officers to a school shooting quicker and locate the potential threat. The app taps into a larger network of police officers, some of whom might be nearby on or off duty. The app also enables […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute – Radon is second leading cause of lung cancer

    ST. LOUIS – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Surgeon General’s Office have estimated that as many as 20,000 lung cancer deaths are caused each year by radon. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Radon-induced lung cancer costs the United States over $2 billion per year in both direct and indirect health care costs. That’s why community resource nurse Kim Emge with SSM Health spends time educating her peers and the community about what you need to […]

  • Businesses in Festus and Crystal City say closing of license office will impact area

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – The Festus/Crystal City Chamber of Commerce is taking an economic hit.  It will no longer operate the Twin City licenses office. Fox 2`s Dan Gray was in Festus with reaction from business and community leaders. The Festus/Crystal City Chamber of Commerce has held the contract to manage the Twin City license office on Main Street in Festus for more than 50 years.  That has meant hundreds of thousands of dollars to the chamber over the years. […]

  • Film and TV star John Goodman comes back to St. Louis to visit KTRS

    ST. LOUIS – Actor John Goodman is back in his hometown of St. Louis this week. Fox 2’s Dan Gray caught up with him to talk about his new TV show and his love for St. Louis. John Goodman, star of TV and movies, and a south St. Louis County native and Affton High School graduate, has lived in New Orleans for most of his acting career. But this week he told me he had to get out of New […]

  • Small airplane crashes near Troy, Missouri

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Mo. —  A single-engine plane crashed into some trees near Wolf Creek Road and State Highway U Thursday afternoon in Lincoln County. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department reports that the pilot suffered a broken arm and was taken to the hospital. There is no word yet on what caused the crash. A pilot was hospitalized after his small plane crashed Thursday afternoon in Lincoln County. The pilot was the only person on board when the single-engine plane came down […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute: Flu and pregnancy

    ST. LOUIS – The flu is dangerous enough for the average person, but it’s especially dangerous for moms-to-be. “So pregnancy poses unique health risks for patients with all infections, but influenza specifically, especially co-morbidities, which is asthma or other lung conditions,” said SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis OB/GYN, Dr. Thomas Ganz. “We definitely see an increasing rate of pregnant women who have serious complications from, influenza that leads to either hospitalization admission to the intensive care units or […]

  • Police search for man in camouflage accused assaulting woman during home invasion

      BOURBON, MO – Police are searching for a man accused of forcing his way into a woman’s home and assaulting her. The Bourbon Police Department says that they received a call that a woman had been assaulted in her home Tuesday night.  She says a man, dressed in full camouflage clothing and carrying a black backpack, forced his way into her residence.  He assaulted her and left a short time later. Police responded to the scene.  The victim was taken to […]

  • John Legend to headline Variety the Children’s Charity of St. Louis black-tie gala dinner

    ST. LOUIS – Variety the Children’s Charity of St. Louis is gearing up for its dinner with the stars. It’s an event near and dear to our hearts at Fox 2 as we are one of the sponsors. The dinner is their biggest fundraiser of the year, raising millions to support children with physical and intellectual disabilities. Fox 2’s Dan Gray was at the Peabody Opera House Tuesday night to reveal who the entertainer for the night will be. Several […]

  • Lincoln County anticipating freezing rain, roads glazing

    TROY, Mo. – The wintry precipitation is forecasted to move into Lincoln County before moving south to the St. Louis area. Lincoln County officials are expecting a half-inch of snow here with a glazing of ice. The freezing drizzle is likely to stare here before 9 p.m. A winter weather advisory is in effect until midnight. The Lincoln County Highway Department has been treating roads with brine over the last seven days. And trucks from six county highway departments were […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute – Palliative care emerging in healthcare

    ST. LOUIS – SSM Health at Home’s palliative care services can improve a patients quality of life by helping relieve the pain and symptoms caused by serious or chronic illness such as cancer, cardiac disease, respiratory disease, COPD, Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, stroke and other neurological diseases. Palliative care can be provided at any stage of a serious or chronic illness, including at the same time as curative and life-prolonging treatments. “With palliative care, you’re still seeking medical treatment, […]

  • Social media threats under investigation in Valley Park School District

    VALLEY PARK, Mo. – A 17-year-old Valley Park High School student is in custody for making violent threats against the school. The messages that appeared on Facebook Wednesday afternoon contained racial slurs and a threat to shoot up the high school. The district immediately contacted St. Louis County police and officers were placed inside and outside school buildings, as well as the district headquarters. Teachers and staff members were taking additional precautions and administrators increased their visibility around campus. The case will […]

  • Man in critical condition after shooting in South County shopping center

    SAPPINGTON, MO – A man was shot in the 100 block of Concord Plaza Tuesday afternoon. That is in a busy shopping area at the intersection of S. Lindbergh Blvd. and Baptist Church Road in south St. Louis County. The victim was hospitalized with gunshot wounds and is in critical condition. St. Louis County police closed the shopping center, not letting any cars in or out, while they investigated. According to police, the disturbance began inside the MoVape store and […]