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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
  • Utility worker one of two men shot and killed in Berkeley

    UPDATE:  The utility contractor hit by a stray bullet has died from his injuries.  He has been identified as 55-year-old Frank Langston of St. Louis.  The other 27-year-old victim is identified as William Dortch of St. Ann. ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A contractor for MSD was struck by a stray bullet while at a job site Thursday afternoon in Berkeley. According to Officer Benjamin Granda, a spokesman for the St. Louis County Police Department, the shooting occurred around 12:25 p.m. at […]

  • Billy Graham remembered for St. Louis visits

    ST. LOUIS – The Reverend Billy Graham, counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died.  He passed away this morning at his home in Montreat, North Carolina.  He was 99. Graham held three crusades in St. Louis in 1953, 1973 and 1999. Fox 2/news 11’s Dan Gray talked with St. Louisans who participated in those crusades. In 1973, Graham spent his 55th birthday in St. Louis during a 10-day crusade at the St. Louis Arena.  Graham was a Southern […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute – SANE nurses identify sexual assault victims

    Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) are registered nurses who have completed specialized education and clinical preparation in the medical forensic care of the patient who has experienced sexual assault or abuse. To become a SANE nurse, you must first be a registered nurse (or advanced practice), preferably with two years or more experience in areas of practice that require advanced physical assessment skills, such as emergency, critical care, and maternal child health. Angelia Elgin is a registered nurse at SSM Health […]

  • Officer creates app to get nearby police to respond to school shootings

    COLUMBIA, Ill. – According to police, most school shootings are over before officers ever arrive on the scene. An Illinois police officer who wants to change that with a smartphone app. Nate McVicker helped design a smartphone app, called SchoolGuard, that could get more police officers to a school shooting quicker and locate the potential threat. The app taps into a larger network of police officers, some of whom might be nearby on or off duty. The app also enables […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute – Radon is second leading cause of lung cancer

    ST. LOUIS – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Surgeon General’s Office have estimated that as many as 20,000 lung cancer deaths are caused each year by radon. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Radon-induced lung cancer costs the United States over $2 billion per year in both direct and indirect health care costs. That’s why community resource nurse Kim Emge with SSM Health spends time educating her peers and the community about what you need to […]

  • Businesses in Festus and Crystal City say closing of license office will impact area

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – The Festus/Crystal City Chamber of Commerce is taking an economic hit.  It will no longer operate the Twin City licenses office. Fox 2`s Dan Gray was in Festus with reaction from business and community leaders. The Festus/Crystal City Chamber of Commerce has held the contract to manage the Twin City license office on Main Street in Festus for more than 50 years.  That has meant hundreds of thousands of dollars to the chamber over the years. […]

  • Film and TV star John Goodman comes back to St. Louis to visit KTRS

    ST. LOUIS – Actor John Goodman is back in his hometown of St. Louis this week. Fox 2’s Dan Gray caught up with him to talk about his new TV show and his love for St. Louis. John Goodman, star of TV and movies, and a south St. Louis County native and Affton High School graduate, has lived in New Orleans for most of his acting career. But this week he told me he had to get out of New […]

  • Small airplane crashes near Troy, Missouri

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Mo. —  A single-engine plane crashed into some trees near Wolf Creek Road and State Highway U Thursday afternoon in Lincoln County. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department reports that the pilot suffered a broken arm and was taken to the hospital. There is no word yet on what caused the crash. A pilot was hospitalized after his small plane crashed Thursday afternoon in Lincoln County. The pilot was the only person on board when the single-engine plane came down […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute: Flu and pregnancy

    ST. LOUIS – The flu is dangerous enough for the average person, but it’s especially dangerous for moms-to-be. “So pregnancy poses unique health risks for patients with all infections, but influenza specifically, especially co-morbidities, which is asthma or other lung conditions,” said SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis OB/GYN, Dr. Thomas Ganz. “We definitely see an increasing rate of pregnant women who have serious complications from, influenza that leads to either hospitalization admission to the intensive care units or […]

  • Police search for man in camouflage accused assaulting woman during home invasion

    BOURBON, MO – Police are searching for a man accused of forcing his way into a woman’s home and assaulting her. The Bourbon Police Department says that they received a call that a woman had been assaulted in her home Tuesday night.  She says a man, dressed in full camouflage clothing and carrying a black backpack, forced his way into her residence.  He assaulted her and left a short time later. Police responded to the scene.  The victim was taken to the […]

  • John Legend to headline Variety the Children’s Charity of St. Louis black-tie gala dinner

    ST. LOUIS – Variety the Children’s Charity of St. Louis is gearing up for its Dinner with the Stars.  It’s an event near and dear to our hearts here at Fox 2 as we are one of the sponsors. It’s their biggest fundraiser of the year raising millions to support children with physical and intellectual disabilities. Fox 2’s Dan Gray reported Variety has lined up a superstar singer for the event. John Legend will perform at Variety’s fundraiser in St. Louis this […]

  • Lincoln County anticipating freezing rain, roads glazing

    TROY, Mo. – The wintry precipitation is forecasted to move into Lincoln County before moving south to the St. Louis area. Lincoln County officials are expecting a half-inch of snow here with a glazing of ice. The freezing drizzle is likely to stare here before 9 p.m. A winter weather advisory is in effect until midnight. The Lincoln County Highway Department has been treating roads with brine over the last seven days. And trucks from six county highway departments were […]