Charles Jaco


Charles Jaco is a reporter for Fox 2, as well as reporter, writer, and anchor of the weekly Saturday news program "The Jaco Report."

He's the winner of three George Foster Peabody Awards for broadcast journalism excellence, as well as two Edward R. Murrow Awards and five National Headliner Awards.

His experience in journalism and broadcasting includes being a correspondent for CNN and NBC Network Radio, and a talk program host for KMOX. He has written opinion and analysis articles for dozens of newspapers and magazines, and is the author of four books--two history and political analysis (Guide to the Gulf War and Guide to the Politics of Oil) and two novels (Dead Air and Live Shot).

He's a graduate of the University of Chicago, and holds a Master's degree from Columbia University.

Recent Articles

  • Jaco: Losing the gay culture war

    Posted on: 9:54 am, February 16, 2014, by , updated on: 09:40am, February 16, 2014

    (KTVI) – On the Jaco Report, Charles Jaco shared his thoughts on the so-called “gay culture war”.  He states that...
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  • St. Louis: Inexpensive city, good for business

    Posted on: 6:58 pm, February 15, 2014, by , updated on: 09:51am, February 16, 2014

    (KTVI)-Two hundred fifty years ago this weekend, Auguste Chouteau, just 14 years old, hopped out of a flat-bottomed skiff,  notched...
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  • Secrecy behind Missouri’s death penalty drug

    Posted on: 5:30 pm, February 15, 2014, by , updated on: 09:50am, February 16, 2014

    (KVTI)- What do you call people who cross the border with a satchel full of cash to buy drugs? You...
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  • Judge bans execution drug in Missouri

    Posted on: 6:20 pm, February 13, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– A federal judge has ruled that a pharmacy in Oklahoma must stop supplying Missouri with the...
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  • Couples sue Missouri to recognize their same-sex marriage

    Posted on: 7:11 pm, February 12, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Eight same-sex Missouri couples who were married in other states are suing the state of Missouri...
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  • Will the St. Louis Rams stay in town?

    Posted on: 6:05 pm, February 8, 2014, by , updated on: 05:55pm, February 8, 2014

    (KTVI)-Should St. Louis be worried about the silence of the Rams? We all know the story by now. The city...
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    Edward Jones Dome
  • School choice: Charter vs. Public schools

    Posted on: 6:00 pm, February 8, 2014, by , updated on: 05:56pm, February 8, 2014

    (KTVI)- Saturday marks the end of something called National School Choice Week. Supporters of school choice, from Mayor Francis Slay...
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  • New Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge lights up for grand opening

    Posted on: 6:31 am, February 7, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:53pm, February 7, 2014

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The final countdown is on for the opening of the new Stan Musial Veterans Memorial...
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    The Missouri span of the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge is lit for the first time as lights are switched on at dusk in St. Louis on February 7, 2014. The Musial Bridge, named after the late St. Louis Cardinals and National Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial, will officially open to trafic on February 7, 2014 after four years of construction. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
  • Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge events will go on despite cold temps

    Posted on: 6:24 pm, February 6, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Despite the bitter cold, some 3,500 runners and bicyclists are expected on the new Stan Musial...
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  • St. Louis Archdiocese ordered to turn over names of priests suspected of sexual abuse

    Posted on: 6:41 pm, February 5, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– The Missouri Supreme Court Wednesday ordered the St. Louis Archdiocese to turn over the names of...
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  • From Pee Wee to the NFL: Brain injuries and football

    Posted on: 3:53 pm, February 1, 2014, by

    (KTVI)-The Super Bowl is here and once again attention is being paid to head injuries in the National Football League....
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  • City/County merger: A good thing or bad thing

    Posted on: 3:53 pm, February 1, 2014, by

    (KTVI)-In 1876, the city of St. Louis city pulled out of St. Louis County. Now, many people want the city...
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