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Anthony is an award-winning reporter from Minneapolis. His passion for
writing and public speaking led him to a career in broadcast
journalism. Anthony is a 2009 graduate of the University of Minnesota,
where he was a Ronald E. McNair Scholar. During college, he interned
at Twin Cities Public Television, KARE-TV and the U.S. House of
Representatives. He also studied abroad in Mexico. His reporting
career began in Alexandria, MN and he most recently worked in Dayton,
OH.

When Anthony is not working he enjoys spending time with his son,
watching movies and reading memoirs. He is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.


Recent Articles
  • 38th Annual Builders Home & Garden Show underway in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Several beautiful displays can be found at the St. Louis Builders Home & Garden show this weekend. The event is annual and features some of the most creative designs for homes and gardens you will ever see. Frisella Outdoor Living designed one of the displays at the show. The family owned company is located in Defiance, MO. “It’s a chance for us to show what we can offer,” Tony Frisella Jr. Said. St. Louis 38th Annual […]

  • Car crashes into home trapping two people inside

    BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI)- A car crashed into a Belleville home Wednesday night forcing firefighters to rescue two people who were trapped on the second floor. Firefighters had to use an aerial ladder to rescue the people, but they are expected to be survive. This accident happened around 10 p.m. in the 900 block of East Main Street. Authorities say the car hit a traffic signal, slammed into an SUV parked outside the home and then crashed into the home. Firefighters […]

  • Fraternity hosts youth leadership summit in wake of Ferguson

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Black males filled the Omega Center in St. Louis Wednesday. It was all the result of a youth leadership summit hosted by the men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. More than 300 middle and high school students from across St. Louis and St. Louis County were present. The events in Ferguson pushed the fraternity to organize the summit. The goal is to teach the young males crucial lessons and remind them that they are not […]

  • Ferguson Toys R Us set to close its doors for good

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- The Ferguson Toys R Us is set to close its doors for good. A spokeswoman tells FOX 2 the decision was made before the unrest in Ferguson started. A total of 36 employees work at the location on West Florissant Ave. The company says it will try to relocate them to nearby stores with job openings. The store was among the Ferguson businesses that were targeted by looters and damaged during the unrest. The timing of the […]

  • Robotic car built for patients with mobility issues at Ranken Jordan

    ST .LOUIS (KTVI) – The joy of movement, that`s what some patients at Ranken Jordan are feeling thanks to the robotics team at Westminster Christian Academy.  Students from the school built a robotic car for patients with mobility issues to use at the hospital. FOX 2`s Anthony Kiekow has how they are helping patients one ride at a time.

  • Crews repair water main break in Affton

    AFFTON, MO (KTVI)- A massive water main break overnight in Affton caused some serious problems. Missouri American Water crews had to shut off the water for several homes in the area. The break happened on South Rock Hill Road near Gravois. The water started gushing out of the water main around 10 p.m. Monday night. The cold temperatures quickly froze the water that spilled onto the roads leaving sheets of ice covering the surrounding roads. That forced crews to close […]

  • Safety tips from the Professional Firefighters of Eastern Missouri

    WENTZVILLE, MO (KTVI)- Firefighters are often busy during the cold winter months. Assistant Chief John Schnider, with the Professional Firefighters of Eastern Missouri, tells us how firefighters stay prepared and how you can stay safe. For additional information follow them on Twitter @pfem2665.

  • Tips to help your heating system operate this winter

    BERKELEY, MO (KTVI)- Is your home heating system safe and ready for winter? If not, Vatterott College wants to help. Derrick Harrison, the HVAC Program Director, gives us some winterizing advice and safety tips. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, heating can account for almost half of the average family’s winter energy bill. They suggest taking a few steps now to help your furnace and other heating units operate more throughout the winter. Safety Tips for your Furnace Most Americans […]

  • FOX 2 escapes the cold at the Butterfly House in Chesterfield

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI)- The temperature outside is cold, but it is a different world inside of the Butterfly House in Chesterfield. The Butterfly House is home to more than 1,500 butterflies and other exotic creatures. The average temperature inside is about 80 degrees. It is basically an indoor rainforest. It is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission ranges from $4 to $6. For additional information visit missouribotanicalgarden.org.    

  • Seniors celebrate Fat Tuesday

    ELLISVILLE, MO (KTVI) – Tuesday morning the residents of the Bethesda Southgate nursing center celebrated Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday. Residents had a wheelchair float parade, passed out beads, doubloons and sported Mardi Gras costumes. New Orleans music filled the air as residents celebrated and crowned a king and queen for Mardi Gras.

  • Cold weather changing Fat Tuesday plans

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The Light Up the Night Fat Tuesday parade will take over the streets of downtown St. Louis at 5:30 p.m. The weather is expected to be extremely cold. The parade will be on Washington Ave. Floats will fill the streets to celebrate Mardi Gras. Several downtown bars will offer drink specials and have live music. Some of the participating bars include Lucas Park, Side Bar, and Rosalita’s. Those who attend the parade will be spending a […]

  • IDOT out in full force as snow pounds Illinois

    GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI) – The Illinois Department of Transportation has more than 200 snow plows on the roads Monday. Crews pretreated roads Sunday, but snow still blankets much of the state. Drivers are facing long commutes and slick roads. The winter weather is expected to continue through Monday night. “It’s been pretty rough, but you just have to drive cautious,” Patrick Chism. Said. “I was surprised to see this much snow.” State officials are asking drivers to take it […]