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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
  • No animals harmed after south St. Louis County reptile shop catches fire

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A reptile shop owner vowed to reopen after a fire ravaged his building over the weekend. The Exotic Amphibian Reptile Center—also known as Exotic Arc Shop—on Lemay Ferry Road has its front windows boarded up after a fire Sunday morning. Most of the damage was to the front of the store. The flames spread to the ceiling and the entire store has smoke damage. Exotic Arc sells various reptiles including lizards, snakes, turtles, frogs, tarantulas, […]

  • With St. Louisans hunkered down at home, pizza companies see bump in orders, deliveries

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – For many of you, Thursday was a day to stay inside and off the roads. But for delivery drivers, it was a day for super big orders and slow and steady routes. On a night like Wednesday night and a day like today, Imo’s Pizza may say it’s the square that knows how to prepare for hungry St. Louisans who didn’t want to go out in the snow. Imo’s management said deliveries were up over 50 […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute – Lung cancer treatment

    ST. LOUIS – November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. SSSM Health in St. Louis is getting the word out that early screenings save lives. After decades of warnings about the dangers of smoking lung cancer is a still widespread problem. “Lung cancer is the number one cancer killer here in the United States for both men and women,” said Dr. Dani Tazbaz, SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital. Lung cancer is usually not detected until symptoms develop by that time the […]

  • Police investigate mysterious death in Washington Park

    WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. – Investigators hope to determine the circumstances behind a person’s death after human skeletal remains were found in an alley Monday morning in Washington Park. An employee of a tree trimming company was working between 59th and 60th streets when he spotted the remains and notified police. Crime scene investigators with the Illinois State Police were called in to determine the identity, age, and sex of the victim. Police said the body had clothing on it but it […]

  • Police: Granddaughter coordinated St. Charles man’s murder with boyfriend

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. – The St. Charles Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged two 17-year-olds Friday with the shooting death of a 64-year-old man in a local subdivision. According to Lt. Tom Wilkison, a spokesman for the St. Charles Police Department, 64-year-old Roy Cedric Nash was found dead in his front yard in the 1800 block of Willow Oak Drive Thursday morning. Within four hours, investigators identified and arrested Verjulia Watkins and her boyfriend, Damontaye Perkins, in connection with the killing. “Based […]

  • Contractor struck by a hit and run driver on I-70

    BERKELEY, Mo. – Police are still looking for a driver that hit a contractor with the Missouri Department of Transportation Thursday morning. The driver took off and left the injured man behind. The worker was installing guardrails along eastbound Interstate 70 near North Hanley Road in Berkeley when he was struck by the vehicle. A spokesperson the Berkeley Police Department said the accident happened around 1:30 a.m. According to the worker’s employer, D&S Fence Company of Festus, a car came […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute – Studies show aspirin does not prevent heart attacks

    ST. LOUIS – Taking a low-dose aspirin every day has long been known to cut the chances of another heart attack, stroke or other heart problem in people who already have had one, but the risks don’t outweigh the benefits for most other folks. The latest studies are some of the largest and longest to test this blood thinner in people who don’t yet have heart disease or a blood vessel-related problem. One study found that aspirin did not help prevent […]

  • St. Louis County voters pass ‘Prop Z’ to fund zoo expansion and repairs

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A new one-eighth of 1 percent sales tax is projected to raise $20 million annually for the Zoo. It was passed by St. Louis County voters Tuesday. Proposition Z will help with repairs for the Forest Park location and fund the 425-acre expansion in north St. Louis County. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Zoo already gets $22 million from property taxes in St. Louis and St. Louis County. See more election results here The zoo is purchasing […]

  • Washington Univ. doctor having success in treating children with polio-like illness

    ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis surgeon is a pioneer in treating children suffering from a rare, polio-like illness. And patients are showing remarkable results. Word is spreading fast about Washington University Dr. Amy Moore, who has made a breakthrough in restoring function to the legs of children paralyzed by acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). Families from around the country are coming to St. Louis Children’s Hospital for specialized surgery for their children. One of those kids came back to the […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute – Halloween Safety for Kids

    ST. LOUIS – Halloween is a time to enjoy the fun of being a kid. Collecting candy. Dressing up. Telling jokes. But, as you go out to enjoy the festivities in your area, it’s important to know that on average, twice as many kids are killed while walking on Halloween than on any other day of the year. With so many more distractions, there are many more children around who are very excited and easily distracted. The possibility of children […]

  • Pay-It-Foward: Woman’s efforts gives families of special needs children a break

    HAZELWOOD, Mo. – One woman has a special place in her heart for special needs children and their parents. Shonda Gann heads up a program that gives the whole family a break. Gann brought the nationwide program Nathaniel’s Hope Buddy Break to Hazelwood earlier this year. It’s a free parents day out. Her longtime friend Jami Dial nominated her for the Pay-It-Forward award because Shonda does it all on her own with her own money and donations. Jami surprised Shonda with […]

  • GOP heavy hitters campaign with Josh Hawley in Chesterfield

    CHESTERFIELD, MO – Nationally known Republicans were in the St. Louis area Monday campaigning for Attorney General Josh Hawley.  Hawley is running to unseat incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill. At Josh Hawley’s campaign office in Ballwin, MO, the whiteboard reads “Countdown to Victory” and the get out the vote effort is very positive. Recent polls show the Hawley-McCaskill race very close with Hawley moving ahead by about four points in the most recent Remington Research poll.  Knowing its tight […]