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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
  • SSM Health Medical Minute: Stroke is 3rd leading cause of death for women in the U.S.

    ST. LOUIS – Stroke is the 5th leading cause of death in the United States. However, it is the 3rd leading cause of death for women in the US. That equates to one in every 5 women in the US who will have a stroke in her lifetime. What often comes as a surprise to people, is that stroke kills twice as many women as breast cancer. There are conflicting studies out there about who has more strokes… men or women. […]

  • Dogs living in filthy conditions surrendered to Humane Society of Missouri

    ST. LOUIS, MO – The Humane Society of Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force has rescued 27 Yorkshire Terrier dogs from a suspected former breeder in Bates County in western Missouri. Eighteen of the dogs were living outside with only barns and a horse trailer for shelter. Nine dogs were living inside the home. The dogs range in age from six-week-old puppies to elderly, adult dogs. An anonymous caller to HSMO’s Animal Cruelty Hotline expressed concern about the number of dogs […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute: Should you purchase a home test for the breast cancer gene?

    ST. LOUIS – In the past 30 years, awareness for breast cancer has vastly increased. A majority of women over the age of 40 schedule annual mammograms, women of all ages regularly administer self-exams in the shower, and millions wear pink during the month of October. What remains blurry to some are topics surrounding the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations. There is a new at home breast cancer gene test kit that breast surgeons warn can give you results, but if […]

  • St. Louis trash truck struck by gunfire

    ST. LOUIS – A garbage truck driver for the City of St. Louis got quite a scare Tuesday morning when someone fired shots at her truck, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said. According to a police spokesperson, the incident occurred around 10 a.m. near the intersection of Shreve and Calvin avenues; that’s in the Penrose neighborhood. The driver was picking up trash in the south alley when she heard gunshots. After realizing her truck was struck, she left the area […]

  • Community rallies in support of family who lost four-year-old in house fire

    POCAHONTAS, Ill. – The Pocahontas community is trying to come together to help a family that lost their four-year-old daughter in a fire. The house fire call came in Wednesday morning around 2 a.m. Four-year-old Hannah Nance did not make it out of the home. The other members of the Nance family were injured, but have since been released from a hospital. The profound grief throughout Bond County is accompanied with a profound spirit of giving. Hundreds of pieces of clothing, toiletries, […]

  • Michael Wacha plays Wiffle Ball with students during playground dedication

    ST. LOUIS — Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha was playing a little Wiffle Ball with some local kids while dedicating a new playground in Manchester. He was at Carmen Trails Elementary School Thursday. The ribbon cutting ceremony was held to dedicate a new playground for students. United Health Care donated $20,000 to Wacha’s Dream Builder program which bought the new playground equipment. As part of the celebration, the right handed star pitcher threw a few Wiffle Balls to the students stepping up to […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute – 7 free flu clinics to be held throughout the region 

    ST. LOUIS – SSM Health is offering free flu vaccinations across the St. Louis region Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in an effort to reduce influenza risk for children, adults, and their families. According to the Centers for Disease Control, an annual seasonal flu vaccination is the best way to reduce chances of being diagnosed with influenza or spreading it to others. All SSM Health flu clinics are for those age 9 and above. SSM […]

  • Father faces charges after taking his 2-year-old son from St. Charles city home

    ST. CHARLES, MO – A 2-year-old is back home with his mother after being taken from his St. Charles city home in the 2500 block of Chesstal Street, near Lindenwood University early Tuesday morning. Police say Anthony Irvin was taken from his mother’s home around 5:15 this morning by his biological, noncustodial father, Anthony Irvin III. Authorities say Irvin contacted the child’s mother early this morning asking if he could come see his child. The father came over after the […]

  • Sixth graders speak about escaping camp Wyman fire

    WEBSTER GROVES, MO – More than a dozen sixth grade girls from Webster Groves are speaking out about escaping the flames after a major fire at a camp in Eureka Friday morning. Those students are now back home their families. More than 80 students from the Steger School were at camp Wyman in Eureka for a team building exercise. Attending camp Wyman has been a tradition for decades in the Webster district. “The team that went before us, a lot […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute – Avoiding C-Sections

    SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond Heights is scoring high marks for its low rate of cesarean section deliveries. Consumer Reports surveyed more than 1,300 hospitals and SSM Health St. Mary’s had the second lowest overall. C-section rate among low-risk moms of 12.3 percent, far below the national target rate of about 24 percent. Doctor Greg Ward, SLUCARE OB/GYN at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital, says their philosophy is be patient with the patient. “We know the labor that starts off […]

  • Former ‘bunny’ at St. Louis Playboy Club remembers Hugh Hefner

    ST. LOUIS – Following the passing of Hugh Hefner, the people whose lives he touched are reminiscing about the Playboy founder. Margie Price, who worked at the St. Louis Playboy Club in the 1960s, was sad to learn of Hefner’s death. “I felt badly, you know? He’s 91, so he had a good life. He was a special guy, actually,” Price said. “He took things out of the closet and put it out there for people to do and see and […]

  • Pay It Forward – Steelville man grows, gives away free vegetables to community

    STEELVILLE, Mo. – Keeping his neighbors fed in the summer and warm in the winter is the mission of a 79-year-old Don Benton of Steelville. Benton is our First Bank Pay It Forward recipient this month. Fox 2’s Dan Gray was in Steelville as Don’s daughter, Gayle Rice, surprised him with the award. “Dad, I just wanted to tell you that on behalf of Fox 2 News and First Bank, we’d like to present you with $500 to help you […]