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Danielle Scruggs began her career as a Digital Content Producer for KTVI FOX 2 in May of 2014. She completed two internships with the station before setting off on her own.

She is a former News Producer for WICS ABC 20 and WRSP FOX 55/27 in Springfield, Illinois. In addition to producing, Scruggs worked for the City of St. Louis as an intern and host for STL TV Live.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism and Television from Columbia College Chicago.

A St. Louis native, Scruggs loves covering stories in her hometown.


Recent Articles
  • 11th Annual Flower Bulb Giveaway Apr. 30 in Des Peres

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-The 11th Annual Flower Bulb Giveaway takes place this weekend in Des Peres. Josh Vaughn, of Habitat for Humanity St. Louis Restore, tells us more. The event is Sunday, April 30 at 2117 Sams Drive, behind Sam’s Club. Coffee and Bundt cakes will be available starting at 7 a.m. The bulb giveaway begins at 9 a.m. The bulbs are pre-bagged. There’s a one bag per person limit.

  • The Blender with music critic Kevin Johnson

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-It’s Friday and that means it’s time for Kevin Johnson to tell us who’s coming to town. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch music critic joined us on FOX 2 News in the Morning with the rundown! Loufest Early Bird tickets, Sept. 9-10, Forest Park Fall Out Boy, Oct. 21, Scottrade Megadeth, July 7, Family Arena Sublime with Rome, the Offspring, HCA, Sept. 10 Blues Traveler, Nov. 4, Delmar Hall Needtobreathe, Oct. 21, the Pageant Bubba Sparxxx, Struggle Jennings, May […]

  • Private memorial service for St. Louis NAACP activist Ina Boon

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-A private memorial service is planned Friday, April 28 for local Civil Rights leader, Ina Boon. The St. Louis NAACP icon died in February at the age of 90. Boon began working for the NAACP in the 1950’s. Family and friends say she was a dynamic force in the fight for civil rights at both regional and national levels. She became the NAACP regional director for 11 Midwestern states. For 35 years, she was a mentor who was tireless in her efforts to bring equality and justice to people […]

  • Girl, 6, identified in fatal hit-and-run accident

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-A six-year-old girl was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Thursday night on the city’s north side. It happened around 8:05 p.m. near the intersection of Labadie and Norwood, in the Kingsway West neighborhood. Officers arrived to find the child unconscious, lying in the street. She has been identified by family members as Janell Rice, a kindergarten student at Hickey Elementary School. The suspect vehicle is a 4-door Nissan Altima, light in color with black trim & tinted windows. Police say […]

  • In Your Neighborhood – Affton

    AFFTON, MO (KTVI)- FOX 2 News in the Morning is In Your Neighborhood. Margie Ellisor and Kevin Steincross joined us live from Affton in south St. Louis County. The pair started the day at Federhofer`s Bakery, located at 9005 Gravois Road. To view today’s segments, click here!  A sweet start to the weekend, live at #FederhofersBakery In Your Neighborhood #Affton @FOX2now @tvmargie @KevinStx @RandiNaughton pic.twitter.com/VLCauyGV0x — Producer Peggy (@producer_peggy) April 28, 2017    

  • Cookie Bites: Empire Season 3, Episode 14

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Kim Hudson, Fox 2 Web Producer Danielle Scruggs and Staci Static are back with another taste of Cookie Bites, Thursdays on the 9 a.m. Take a look as these ladies highlight the most memorable moments from the show! Check out Staci on 95.5 R&B and Old School for The Lou! EMPIRE airs Wednesdays on Fox 2 – check it out at FOX.com/EMPIRE.

  • Boy, 18, shot while walking to bus stop in St. Louis County

    UPLANDS PARK, MO (KTVI)-Authorities are investigating after an 18-year-old male was shot Thursday morning north St. Louis County. It happened around 6:00 a.m. in the 3600 block of Oakdale Avenue in Uplands Park. Officers arrived to find the victim suffering from a single gunshot wound to the torso. He was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police say the teen was walking to a bus stop when he was approached by three males in a small, silver sport utility […]

  • Cardinals postpone game against Blue Jays due to weather

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-The Cardinals announced that their game against the Toronto Blue Jays scheduled for 7:15 p.m. tonight has been postponed due to weather. According to a news release, the teams will make up tonight’s game on Thursday, April 27 at 6:15 p.m. as part of a day/night split double-header. Fans holding tickets to tonight’s game should use those same tickets for admittance to tomorrow’s 6:15 p.m. make-up game. The first game tomorrow will start as scheduled at 12:45 […]

  • 3 murdered in Pine Lawn; suspects at-large

    PINE LAWN, MO (KTVI) – The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis has been activated for a triple homicide Wednesday morning in Pine Lawn. he shooting happened shortly after 10 a.m. in the 4500 block of Rosewood, near Jennings Station Road. Police arrived to find three male victims suffering from gunshot wounds. They were pronounced dead on the scene. The shooting victims have been identified as Andrew Green, 29, of the 4600 block of Pope, Marquise Cooper, 23, of the 600 block […]

  • Residents evacuated after house explosion in Baden

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis Fire Department responded to a call for a house explosion Wednesday morning in Baden. It happened around 8:30 a.m. at a vacant home in the 8600 block of Oriole Street, south of the Halls Ferry Circle. The Collapse Rescue Task Force used technology to determine there were no people trapped in the debris of the destroyed house. Neighboring homes were evacuated. Laclede Gas officials are investigating the cause of the explosion and […]

  • Imo’s for Kids Day with Variety, The Children’s Charity of St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-This is Variety Week and FOX 2 along with KPLR 11 are proud sponsors of Variety The Children’s Charity of St. Louis. We’ve turned the anchor desk and our reporting over to some very special guests! Variety Kid Andrew Tollefson and Kelly Imo joined us on the morning show to discuss Imo’s for Kids Day! The event will take place all day Wednesday, April 26th. All participating Imo’s restaurants will donate 10 to 20 percent of the sales to Variety. Variety […]

  • Fight on school bus leads to serious crash in Mascoutah

    MASCOUTAH, IL (KTVI) – A head-on collision Tuesday near Mascoutah involving a school bus and a box truck sent nine people to the hospital, including eight children. Illinois State Police said the crash happened after the bus driver became distracted from some sort of altercation involving kids on the bus. This all took place just before 8 a.m. on Highway 161 outside of Mascoutah. The Mascoutah school bus was east on 161 while a box truck was west on the highway. […]