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

  • Who is to blame for the massive gridlock in Atlanta?

    Posted on: 7:07 pm, January 29, 2014, by

    (KTVI)– Atlanta and surrounding areas remained paralyzed again Wednesday after two inches of snow, and a coating of ice brought...
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  • HUD secretary talks about federal initiatives in St. Louis

    Posted on: 6:05 pm, January 28, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– President Barrack Obama delivers his state of the union address Tuesday night, and Fox 2 will...
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  • Propane shortage raising rates for Missouri customers

    Posted on: 6:41 pm, January 27, 2014, by

    PACIFIC, MO (KTVI)– Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Monday declared a state of emergency and a Missouri state senator demanded an...
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  • What’s next for under performing Missouri schools?

    Posted on: 5:49 pm, January 25, 2014, by , updated on: 09:17am, January 26, 2014

    (KTVI)- We’ve spent decades trying to deal with the problems of schools in high-poverty areas. Some schools, like magnet schools...
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  • Is Right-To-Work right for Missouri?

    Posted on: 4:10 pm, January 25, 2014, by , updated on: 09:17am, January 26, 2014

    (KTVI)- Opponents of labor unions think they can get a so-called Right-To-Work measure on the Missouri ballot this year. If...
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  • Are new data recorders on cars an invasion of privacy?

    Posted on: 6:47 pm, January 23, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– The St. Louis Auto Show is in full swing. The show opened at noon Thursday. The...
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  • Boeing F-18 assembly line in St. Louis could close

    Posted on: 6:41 pm, January 22, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– The Boeing assembly line that produces F-18 fighter jets in St. Louis could close within 2...
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  • All Normandy students to be transferred if district goes bankrupt

    Posted on: 5:30 pm, January 20, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Missouri Education Commissioner, Chris NiCastro says thousands of Normandy students will probably be physically moved...
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  • Battling child abuse and neglect in Missouri

    Posted on: 5:10 pm, January 18, 2014, by , updated on: 09:02am, January 19, 2014

    (KTVI)-The Missouri Department Of Social Service’s Children’s Division is in charge of investigating accusations of child abuse and neglect. But,...
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  • St. Louisans hope to make mission to Mars

    Posted on: 5:10 pm, January 18, 2014, by , updated on: 09:02am, January 19, 2014

    (KTVI)-Go to Mars and never come back. That is the goal of more than 1,000 finalists selected by the Mars...
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  • Hillsboro school on lockdown ends; ammunition found at school

    Posted on: 11:05 am, January 17, 2014, by , updated on: 11:07am, January 17, 2014

    HILLSBORO, MO (KTVI) – A lockdown at Hillsboro High School is over after authorities reportedly found ammunition at the school....
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  • I-70 construction downtown to affect weekend events

    Posted on: 8:14 pm, January 16, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– A major shutdown will take place this weekend downtown affecting events like the Cardinals Winter Warm-up...
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