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Dan Gray joined the KTVI Fox 2 News team in 2004 and the KPLR News 11 team in 2008. He anchors Fox 2 News at 11 AM and News 11 at Noon and reports weekdays for both stations. Dan also does part-time anchoring at KMOX Radio.

From 1992 to 2003, Dan was an anchor/reporter for KSDK-TV in St. Louis. He also worked as an anchor/reporter at KOVR-TV in Sacramento, California and KETV-TV in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dan has won several journalism awards including seven Emmy awards. He received the “Best Anchor” Emmy four times. He has been nominated for Emmy awards numerous times.

He has interviewed presidents, celebrities and covered major events including floods, earthquakes, elections and papal visits.

Dan is a native St. Louisan and a frequent speaker at schools, charity and civic organizations. He has been active in The BackStoppers, St. Louis Jewish Community Center, the ALS Association of St. Louis, the American Liver Foundation, A Safe Place; Provident of St. Louis, HavenHouse St. Louis, Safe Place for Youth in Need, St. Vincent’s Home for Children, and The Salvation Army.

Recent Articles
  • Remains discovered in Illinois lake not connected to missing woman

    MONTGOMERY, Ill. – Illinois State Police investigators announced Thursday that human remains found near a lake in Litchfield don’t appear to be connected to Denita Hedden, who has been missing from Macoupin County since January. The skeletal remains were found near Lake Lou Yaeger in Litchfield late Wednesday afternoon. Police said a utility worker found the remains while clearing brush near the lake. Authorities said they were unable to tell if the remains were those of a man or woman. […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute – Treating Epilepsy

    ST. LOUIS – Epilepsy is a condition that causes unprovoked, recurrent seizures. The seizures result from abnormal electrical activity in the brain, which can cause strange sensations, loss of muscle control or loss of consciousness. This common neurological disorder affects people of all ages but is especially common in children. Epilepsy can be managed. The first step is to determine the type and cause of your epilepsy. Finding the most effective treatment may take some trial and error. The signs and symptoms […]

  • St. Louis doctors working on treatments for short bowel syndrome in children

    ST. LOUIS, MO — SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis is taking part in nationwide research looking into the mysteries of short bowel syndrome in children. Doctors want to know why one treatment for the condition is leading to more problems. Short bowel syndrome means a child’s bowel isn’t long enough and doesn’t properly absorb nutrients from food. Dr. Ajay Jain  SLUCare Gastroenterologist at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital says SBS may develop when part of their […]

  • Suspect charged in Bonnie Woodward murder

    ALTON, Ill. – A 52-year-old Jerseyville man was charged Thursday with the murder of Bonnie Woodward, the Alton Police Department said. The suspect, identified as Roger Carroll, is facing murder and kidnapping charges and one count of concealing a homicide. Prosecutors said Carroll had been linked to the case in 2010. Woodward of East Alton, Illinois vanished June 25, 2010 from the parking lot of the Alton nursing home where she worked. Police conducted several searches of the area, including […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute: Youth Liver Disease

    ST. LOUIS – Obesity can damage the livers of children as young as eight, according to a new study. Researchers at Columbia University say this is the first study to show that weight gain has a negative impact on the liver in young children. Doctor Ajay Jain, a pediatric gastroenterologist at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, said obesity can put kids at risk for liver damage. “Once there is fat in the liver, in some patients, this causes liver inflammation, […]

  • App to break social barriers developed by St. Louis area high school students

    ST. LOUIS, MO — St. Louis area high school students are developing an app or a video game that could be a game changer in breaking down social barriers. The group “Common Circles” organized a two-day workshop for students from seven local high schools. They were challenged to work with teens from other parts of the area and develop innovative technology to increase empathy and reduce bias. It was an experience many students called eye-opening. “It’s a completely mind-blowing experience.  […]

  • Medical Minute: Hypertension in kids on the rise

    High blood pressure among children is on the rise.  Doctors say it’s due mostly to a more sedentary lifestyle and obesity in kids.  Hypertension that develops as an adolescent or teen puts patients at a higher risk for heart attack or stroke as adults.  Kids with a strong family history, diabetes or bad diet are at higher risk to develop hypertension. SLUCare Pediatric Nephrologist at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital Dr. Craig Belsha says, “In the last 20 years or […]

  • MEDICAL MINUTE: Kids & high blood pressure

    ST. LOUIS, MO-Doctors say over the last twenty years or so, they’re seeing high blood pressure cases which usually show up in patients in their 20s or 30s showing up in teenage years. SLU Care Pediatric Nephrologist Dr. Craig Belsha at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital sends some of his younger hypertension patients home with a blood pressure monitor that may give a “truer” reading than at the doctor’s office. Those monitors can provide about 70 readings over the course […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute – Club Foot occurs in 1/1000 births

    Club foot is a birth defect in which the foot is twisted out of shape or position. Clubfoot is a fairly common birth defect thought to affect 1 in 1,000 births. It is usually an isolated problem for an otherwise healthy newborn. Clubfoot can be mild or severe and about half of children born with the deformity have it in both feet. Clubfoot is usually twisted downward and inward, increasing the arch and turning the heel inward. But the foot […]

  • Pay It Forward – High school student creates one stop shopping for kids in need

    ST. CLAIR, Mo. – On this edition of Pay It Forward, we’re honoring a local high school student who has a big heart for other students; a young lady dedicated to operating a unique, one-stop-shop for kids in need. At St. Clair High School, a free closet has been created for under-resourced students. Senior student Natalie Click is passionate about taking care of the closet every day. She gets donations of new and slightly used clothing. Guidance counselor Emily Sharratt […]

  • Grant’s Farm in mourning after death of beloved elephant

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Tuesday was a day of mourning at Grant’s Farm in South St. Louis County. Bud, a 34-year-old African Elephant, died over the weekend from a respiratory infection. Bud had delighted visitors to Grant’s Farm sine 1986. In 2014, when Fox 2’s Tim Ezell and Margie Ellisor were doing a live shot from Grant’s Farm and talking with Angie Devouse, the animal curator at Grant’s Farm, Bud showed off his friendliness. Bud was very friendly around […]

  • Man charged with raping, impregnating 11-year-old

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – The St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged a St. Louis County man with raping and impregnating an 11-year-old, who later gave birth as a result. According to the probable cause statement from the O’Fallon Police Department, the incidents occurred between April 19, 2017 and May 11, 2017 at a home on Downing Street. O’Fallon police spoke with the victim, who said the defendant, identified as 32-year-old Cornelius Lee Page, had forced intercourse with her […]