April Simpson

Anchor / Reporter

April Simpson anchors FOX 2 News at 9am and 11am. She is also the anchor for KPLR News 11 at 4pm.

April feels it is an honor to be a part of both KTVI and KPLR.

Prior to those responsibilities April reported live covering breaking and daily news for FOX 2 News in the Morning. Before becoming the mid-day anchor, April anchored FOX 2 News Sunday Morning and was a general assignment reporter.

April comes to FOX 2 and KPLR 11 from KTAL -TV in Shreveport, LA, where she was a reporter and fill-in anchor for the NBC affiliate. Prior to that, she was a reporter in Monroe, Louisiana.
April recently earned her Master’s degree from Webster University. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Arkansas. April is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. April is also an Arkansas native. In her spare time, she loves to fish and spend time with her family.

April feels it is a blessing to be a part of the St. Louis community and dedicates her time to volunteering and mentoring in the community.

April also started a not for profit foundation called April’s Angels after she was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2010. The foundation is designed to help people who have suffered from brain tumors and also help their families. For more information on her foundation visit http://www.aprilsangelsfoundation.com.

Recent Articles

  • Trainer Mike: Portion distortion

    Posted on: 2:22 pm, April 15, 2014, by

    (KTVI) – Personal trainer Mike Wayne stopped by to chat with April Simpson about portion distortion. You can reach Mike...
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  • Band in the Box: All-4-One

    Posted on: 10:43 am, April 11, 2014, by

    (KTVI) – Grammy Award-winning group All-4-One performed for April Simpson. The group is internationally known for its love songs. The...
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  • Fashion 411: Rain gear for all ages

    Posted on: 1:12 pm, April 10, 2014, by

    (KTVI) – April showers are here, but are you ready to head out in the rain? Sean Phillips, from St....
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  • Hair extensions that look real

    Posted on: 12:02 pm, April 9, 2014, by

    (KTVI) – Are there hair extensions that can look like your real hair and scalp? Kendra Christian shows April Simpson...
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  • 24: Live Another Day

    Posted on: 12:20 pm, April 8, 2014, by

    (KTVI)– Anti-terror agent Jack Bauer is back on the job to live another day. FOX’s Dan Springer talks to the...
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  • First Birthdays – April 8, 2014

    Posted on: 12:15 pm, April 8, 2014, by

    (KTVI) – Happy Birthday to our little viewers turning 1 today. Each of our birthday boys and girls gets a...
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  • Train With Mike Wayne: When squats aren’t cutting it

    Posted on: 12:14 pm, April 8, 2014, by

    (KTVI)– It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time to train with Mike Wayne and Mike is here along with Ambra...
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  • Wizard World Comic Con: Burt Ward/Robin

    Posted on: 1:11 pm, April 4, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Holy-show stoppers … it’s the boy wonder himself! From the original Batman TV show, actor...
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  • A Safe Place fashion show

    Posted on: 12:58 pm, April 4, 2014, by , updated on: 12:59pm, April 4, 2014

    SOUTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – This weekend you have a chance to check out some new fashions and...
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  • California Pizza Kitchen quinoa and arugula salad

    Posted on: 12:54 pm, April 2, 2014, by

    DES PERES, MO (KTVI) – If you’re looking for a great place to grab a meal while you shop, you...
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  • Gear up for the Cards home opener

    Posted on: 12:38 pm, April 2, 2014, by

    ST. PETERS, MO (KTVI) – Are you ready for the Cardinals home opener next week? Amber Westerson shows April Simpson...
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  • Best limo dance contest

    Posted on: 9:56 am, April 2, 2014, by , , and

    (KTVI) – If you’ve got moves, you might get the limo. Debbie Rudawsky, from Best Transportation, stopped by to tell...
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