Melanie Moon


Melanie Moon co-anchors KPLR's News 11 at 7 weeknights with Dan Gray. An award-winning journalist, Melanie has been recognized four times by the Associated Press for her investigative reporting. Born and raised in St. Petersburg, FL, Melanie got her start in TV while still in college, anchoring a news segment on WCLF TV in Tampa, Florida.

Melanie studied telecommunications and journalism at the University of South Florida and later transferred to Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, where she graduated cum laude. She interned for a semester at CNN in Washington, D.C.

In addition to her journalistic skills, Melanie plays the harp and piano. From St. Louis, travel south, down Interstate 55 and you'll find Melanie's identical twin sister who is a reporter at WREG TV.

You can connect with Melanie on Facebook, Twitter @moon_melanie and Instagram @Melaniemoon

Recent Articles

  • New app based ride sharing service launches in St. Louis

    Posted on: 6:52 pm, April 18, 2014, by , updated on: 10:17am, April 19, 2014

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)–A new ride sharing service launched in St. Louis Friday night. Lyft has become a popular app...
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  • Monday Mascot: Noodle

    Posted on: 1:20 pm, March 31, 2014, by , updated on: 02:17pm, March 31, 2014

    BRENTWOOD, MO (KPLR) – Our Monday Mascot is Noodle, a basset hound mix. She’s 1 1/2 years old. Her owners gave...
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  • The Doctor Is In: Tomatoes

    Posted on: 1:15 pm, March 31, 2014, by

    (KPLR) – Eating lots of tomatoes any way you can is a great thing. This fruit that acts like a...
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  • Warm weather causes traffic jams at Forest Park

    Posted on: 6:10 pm, March 21, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– It’s been a very cruel winter and it sounds like it’s not over just yet, but...
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  • Wentzville bus driver praised for protecting her students

    Posted on: 5:32 pm, March 20, 2014, by

    WENTZVILLE, MO (KTVI)– A bus driver with the Wentzville School District is being commended for her quick thinking while driving...
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  • Suspect captured in Denver after carjackings, Amber Alert

    Posted on: 8:55 pm, March 12, 2014, by

    LONGMONT, CO – A carjacking suspect was taken into custody Wednesday morning in a Denver suburb after he stolen one...
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  • Tables turn in Ryan Ferguson case

    Posted on: 10:02 pm, March 10, 2014, by , updated on: 07:59pm, March 11, 2014

    (KTVI)– Ten years to the day of Ryan Ferguson’s arrest for murder of Columbia Tribune Sports Editor Kent Heitholt, his attorney...
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  • Do you own a cell phone? Chances are you have Nomophobia

    Posted on: 10:22 pm, February 24, 2014, by , updated on: 03:23pm, February 25, 2014

    (KTVI)– Most of us today are very attached to our smartphones.  But you might be shocked to know you’re probably...
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  • Exclusive Interview: Ryan Ferguson talks about being a free man

    Posted on: 1:55 pm, February 11, 2014, by , updated on: 01:54pm, February 11, 2014

    COLUMBIA, IL (KPLR)– Three months ago Ryan Ferguson talked to us from a maximum security prison in Jefferson City.  He was...
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  • Monday Mascot: Sidney

    Posted on: 1:41 pm, February 10, 2014, by

    (KPLR) – Our Monday Mascot is Sidney, a Himalayan cat with blue points who is about 8 years old. He...
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  • The Doctor Is In: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    Posted on: 1:36 pm, February 10, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The Department of Health in the City of St. Louis has long been aware of...
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  • Justin Bieber’s arrest raising awareness on teen drug

    Posted on: 10:02 pm, January 24, 2014, by , updated on: 09:27am, January 25, 2014

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)– It’s been around for years, but there are new concerns about homemade drink teenagers are using...
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