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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
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    RFT weekend events September 12th-14th

    (KPLR) – It’s Friday and Erica Kenney from the Riverfront Times tells us about all of the big events happening around town this weekend. Today – Sunday: Phases of the Moon Festival Today-Sunday: St. Louis World’s Fare @ Forest Park Saturday: HOP in the City Beer Festival @ Schlafly Tap Room Saturday: Graphic! at Atomic Cowboy For more information visit:  RiverfrontTimes.com

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    Hazelwood Harvestfest September 13th at Howdershell Park

    (KPLR)- The City of Hazelwood is gearing up for another fun-filled day of activities for people of all ages. Their 2014 Harvestfest is set to take place this Saturday at Howdershell Park. Jake Junghanel, Hazelwood Recreation Supervisor and Paige Frye, Miss Hazelwood 2013, tell what we can expect. New activities will be taking place this year that include a Game-Time Mobile Entertainment System & Miss Hazelwood Dance Party. Some popular events that will return are the Petting Zoo, Gypsy Rose […]

  • Fashion 411 with Sean Phillips

    (KPLR)- Do you need help transitioning your wardrobe from summer to fall? Well fashion guru Sean Phillips with St. Louis in Style can help. Sean tells us about key pieces that will keep you looking chic all season long. For a more in depth view of Sean’s style & more visit: Facebook.com/StLouisInStyle

  • Urban League to host job fair for Ferguson, Dellwood residents

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- The Urban League of St. Louis will host a Job & Resource Fair for Ferguson, Dellwood and North St. Louis County residents. The fair will take place on Saturday, September 12th at the Florissant Valley Community College. President and CEO of the Urban League, Michael McMillan, tells us more. Events at the fair will include, a Resume Writing and Dress for Success Seminar along with HISET and GED information. Those in attendance will also receive home-buying […]

  • Conservation Connection: Remembering the Passenger Pigeon

    (KPLR)- To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Martha, Rockwoods Reservation is holding a special event called ‘Remembering the Passenger Pigeon.’ The event is free and open to the public. Rockwoods Reservation will look back at the history of the passenger pigeon and how the lessons it taught have paved the way for later successes in conservation. Volunteer Naturalist Angie Jungbluth joins us with more. The passenger pigeon was once the most abundant bird in North America and numbered in the […]

  • Stray Rescue is filled to capacity, special deal on dog adoptions

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)-It could be a serious crisis for stray animals in St. Louis. Stray Rescue, which now operates as the St. Louis city pound, says it’s filled to capacity. The city says it has received an unprecedented amount of calls of abandoned dogs. Stray Rescue has been responding. Founder Randy Grim even recently rescued a dog that has been shot in the face. This holiday weekend, all dogs will be available for adoption at half the regular rate, […]


    Mugshots of Ferguson looters released to the public

    CLAYTON, MO (KPLR) – St. Louis County Police have released the mugshots of some of the looters arrested Sunday night. There have been reports of 32 or more arrested in Ferguson. St. Louis Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch says only 10 have been arrested and charged so far and are all being held in St. Louis County jail on $50,000 bond. Many are from St. Louis, not Ferguson, and Trey Brewer is from Texas. McCulloch says they face felony burglary charges. […]

  • Looters arrested Sunday night charged with felony burglary

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – Police arrested 32 looters Sunday night. St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch says 10 of the suspects in the county jail are charged with felony burglary. All arrested are known criminals.

  • Police keep watch over protesters in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – As St. Louis County Police continue their investigation into police involved shooting that killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, there are concerns for citizens protesting the shooting outside the Ferguson police and fire department. Officers from the St. Louis County, Ferguson, Hazelwood, Bellefontaine Neighbors and Normandy are keeping a peaceful watch over the protesters as they continue a sit in on south Florissant Road. At times protesters have also block the road at Canfield Green apartment complex where […]

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    Amanda Jones’ daughter speaks for the first time; $20,000 reward offered

    (KPLR) – The parents of Amanda Jones joined the FBI Tuesday to announce a reward increase in hopes to garner more information about their daughter’s disappearance. The FBI announced they’re offering a $20,000 reward in Jones’ case. The announcement was made in a news conference where Jones’ daughter was present. Hannah Jones spoke out for the first time and asked that her mom come home. Amanda Jones disappeared in August  2005 and was 9 months pregnant. Her daughter Hannah was […]

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    Update: Two teens in custody for Delmar Ave. assault

    Update: St. Louis Police say two teens, a 17-year old and a 15-year-old, are in custody in connection with the assault on Delmar Avenue that was posted to Facebook. UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KPLR) – A young man is randomly attacked in the Delmar Loop area and it appears to be part of a sick prank to post on Facebook. The attack occurred Sunday afternoon in broad daylight with the loop full of people. A teenager walks past another teen while […]

  • Catch the buzz over WGN America’s “Manhattan”

    (KPLR) – WGN America’s second scripted original program Manhattan debuts this weekend. FOX2’s Melanie Moon had a chance to visit the set and interview the cast. The period drama takes place during World War II. In the 1940’s the world’s most brilliant scientist came together in Los Almos, New Mexico with the mission to build the world’s first atomic bomb. To make the show as authentic as possible Manhattan is filmed in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Set designers transformed an […]


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