Andy Banker

Reporter / Anchor

Andy Banker reports weeknights for FOX 2 News and co-anchors FOX 2 News on Saturday and Sunday Mornings. Andy joined the FOX 2 News team in July 2002 and is from Millstadt, Illinois; a graduate of Althoff Catholic High School in Belleville and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Andy worked as a reporter and anchor in Champaign, IL, and Dayton, Ohio, before returning home in 1994. He worked as a reporter and Weekend Anchor at KDNL, ABC 30 News, for 8 years. He is also the stadium announcer for the Rams at the Edward Jones Dome.

Andy's received multiple Emmy, Edward R. Murrow, and Associated Press awards for his reporting. He's been named "Best Reporter" by the Illinois Associated Press 4 times. Andy volunteers with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation among other charities. He's a past honorary Chairman of the Walk to Cure Diabetes. Andy is a huge fan of the Rams, Cardinals, Blues, and Fighting Illini; plus musicians Jay Farrar, John Hiatt, and Bruce Springsteen.

Recent Articles

  • Cab drivers worried about being targeted after murder in south St. Louis

    Posted on: 10:34 pm, April 16, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– A murder case has shaken St. Louis’ international community:  a cab driver shot through the glass...
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  • St. Louis County police officer shoots drug suspect

    Posted on: 5:26 pm, April 15, 2014, by , updated on: 10:32pm, April 15, 2014

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KTVI)– A very tense and frightening scene unfolded in University City Tuesday afternoon. An undercover police officer...
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  • School bus overturns with students on board in Jefferson County

    Posted on: 3:20 pm, April 14, 2014, by and , updated on: 10:17pm, April 14, 2014

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – In the wake of recent violence and tragic death that may have shaken your faith...
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  • Police investigating shooting death in south St. Louis

    Posted on: 5:59 pm, April 13, 2014, by , updated on: 03:24pm, April 13, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis police are searching for the gunman who shot and killed a father fixing up...
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  • Bring your dogs for the Fast and the Furriest run, walk

    Posted on: 8:43 am, April 13, 2014, by and

    (KTVI)- The Animal Protective Association of Missouri is once again hosting its Fast and the Furriest 5K Run and 1 MileWalk....
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  • Boston Marathoner running to support Unlimited Play

    Posted on: 9:29 am, April 12, 2014, by and , updated on: 07:53am, April 13, 2014

    (KTVI)-A Boston Marathon runner from the St. Louis area is running for a cause. Unlimited Play is a non-profit organization...
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  • Ultimate Dodgeball High School Challenge

    Posted on: 8:47 am, April 12, 2014, by and , updated on: 09:27am, April 12, 2014

    (KTVI)- Have you heard of Ultimate Dodgeball? Well, it’s a variation of the playground classic played on… trampolines. The first...
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  • Easter Bunny Breakfast at Bravo! Cucina

    Posted on: 8:28 am, April 12, 2014, by and

    (KTVI)- Tis the season for the Easter Bunny. BRAVO! Cucina at West County Mall is hosting an Easter Bunny Breakfast...
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  • Two children escape Arnold house fire

    Posted on: 4:47 pm, April 9, 2014, by , updated on: 06:57am, April 10, 2014

    ARNOLD, MO (KTVI) — A massive fire destroyed the home of a well-known St. Louis-area family Wednesday afternoon. Two children...
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  • Security changes coming to Busch Stadium – soon

    Posted on: 9:42 pm, April 8, 2014, by , updated on: 10:09pm, April 8, 2014

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Security changes are coming soon to Busch Stadium and they may slow fans down on...
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  • Is Ballpark Village pulling business away from the rest of downtown St. Louis?

    Posted on: 9:58 pm, April 7, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Ballpark Village was a huge hit.  There was line to get in throughout the Opening...
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  • Easter Seals offers hope to families impacted by autism

    Posted on: 8:04 am, April 6, 2014, by and , updated on: 09:21am, April 6, 2014

    (KTVI)-One in 68 children in the United States has an autism spectrum disorder. That’s according to new statistics from the...
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