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Lisa Hart joined KTVI in August of 2014. Lisa is the anchor of Fox 2 news at 4am and also reports and anchors throughout the morning. Lisa Hart comes to the gateway city from KTVQ in Billings Montana where she anchored their morning news.

With family ties in the radio business, you could say Lisa Hart has been a part of the broadcast industry since birth. In fact she made her radio debut cutting a spot for a local commercial in grade school. Lisa’s father is the owner and manager of WRMJ- 102.3 FM- a local radio station in her hometown of Aledo, Illinois, where she quickly learned the business, doing everything from disc jockeying to engineering live remotes. Lisa credits her small town upbringing for the ability to relate to the average viewer.

Lisa graduated from University of Missouri in Columbia, MO where she received a Bachelor of Journalism degree. It was at Mizzou where she made the jump from radio to television. While in Columbia, she started her TV career as an anchor/reporter at KOMU-TV.

Soon after graduation, Lisa was one of the first reporters on the scene of the catastrophic EF-5 tornado that hit Joplin, Missouri, in May of 2011 and became the deadliest tornado to strike the United States since 1947. Her story, along with others, was published in the book, Joplin: Our words, Our Stories, Their Hope .

Lisa could not be more excited to be back in the Midwest close to family and friends. She is a lifelong Cardinals fan, passionate about volunteerism, and loves spending time with her dog, a Pomeranian named Gunner. Of course for Lisa, nothing beats a morning spent enjoying a great cup of coffee and having fun with the viewers at home.

Want to send me a news tip? E-mail: lisa.hart@tvstl.com


Recent Articles
  • Inside the lives of Tibetan Monks at Webster University

    WEBSTER, Mo. _Head to Webster University to check out sacred art from half-way around the world. Tibetan monks are at the Webster University Center Commons through Thursday creating a ‘Sand Mandala.’ A Sand Mandala is an intricate design made out of sand over the course of three days and during that time, the monks meditate. It represents various themes. The theme on Webster’s campus will be about world peace. At the end of the third day, the monks deconstruct the […]

  • Junior Achievement creates real world simulator for public school students

    CHESTERFIELD, Mo. _Fifth and sixth graders may not be able to vote or drive but today that’s not stopping them from operating business! Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis has created a real world simulator that teaches St. Louis public students how to be adults for the day. FOX 2’s Lisa Hart is live in Chesterfield with more.

  • St. Louis gears up for Great Forest Park Balloon Glow

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _ People will be gathering Friday night for the annual Great Forest Park Balloon Glow. FOX 2 and KPLR 11 are proud sponsors of the event. The Balloon Glow and Balloon Race is a free public event and St. Louis family tradition for the past 44 years. Now you can take the experience to a new level when you purchase tickets for a VIP Experience that includes great food from Butlers Pantry, reserved parking and a front row seat. […]

  • Gateway Greening: Chefs in a Garden event at Four Seasons

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Don’t have a green thumb? That’s not a problem for Gateway Greening. The local organization is teaching area families how to grow their own food with the help of some talented St. Louis chefs. Ten St. Louis chefs will prepare a masterpiece of tasting plates on Sunday, September 17 using local ingredients found in some of Gateway Greening’s gardens. Tickets for “Chefs in a Garden” at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis are still available and open to people of all ages and […]

  • Pep Zone: Triad High School

    TROY, Il. _The high school football season is finally here and they couldn’t be more excited in Troy, Illinois! FOX 2’s Chris Regnier and Lisa Hart are live at Triad High School for Menard’s Pep Zone.

  • Nixta named Top 10 ‘Best New Restaurant In America’

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – St. Louis restaurant Nixta is named to Bon Appétit’s list of the ’10 Best New Restaurants in America.’ Located in the Botanical Heights neighborhood, the restaurant is known for its bold flavors, colorful design, and modern Mexican cuisine. Inside you’ll also find Bar Limón, a Mexican-inspired cocktail bar. Chef and owner Ben Poremba opened Nixta in November of 2016 along with Guanajuato-born Chef Tello Carreon-Tapla, named an expert in Mexican cooking. Chef Tello is known for […]

  • NBA star Larry Hughes presents ‘Hoop It Up’

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Local NBA star Larry Hughes is bringing 3-on-3 basketball back to St. Louis. Hughes has partnered up with CBS Radio- St. Louis KMOX, Y98, to deliver ‘Hoop It Up.’ The tournament tips off Saturday morning at 9 a.m. on the parking lot of St. Louis Union Station Hotel in downtown St. Louis. Admission is free for spectators to attend the 3-on-3 basketball tournament Hughes played in prior to his collegiate and 13 year career in the NBA. Games will be played all […]

  • Total Eclipse Scramble Aug. 21 at Annbriar Golf Course

    WATERLOO, Il. _St. Louis golfers will soon be scrambling for views of the solar eclipse at AnnBriar Golf Course in Waterloo, IL. The golf course will be celebrating the once in a lifetime event with a golf tournament that gives back. The Total Eclipse Scramble will take place Monday, August 21 will all proceeds to benefit the St. Patrick Veterans Program. Registration will be $150 per golfer and includes a 10 a.m. registration breakfast and dinner after golf along with […]

  • Eureka High School welcomes freshman class

    EUREKA, Mo. _Eureka High School is throwing down the gauntlet on the freshman class. Staff members gathered together Friday to usher in this year’s incoming class of nearly 500 students. The festivities include a traditional walk through the “gauntlet,” a human tunnel of teachers and administrators, including Principal Charlie Crouther and superintendent Dr. Eric Knost. Students start outside in the courtyard and head into the gym. As they walk through the gauntlet and into the school, they are welcomed with a […]

  • Expert talks body confidence, self-criticism and perspective

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Self-love is a very real struggle for many women in today’s world. Recently a fitness blogger struck a chord with women everywhere when she spoke out asking women to stop focusing on their flaws. Dr. Rachel Glik joined us to discuss body confidence and ways to help us feel good about our bodies.      

  • Fresh Peach Custard Pie at Eckert’s

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _The peaches at Eckert’s are large, sweet and juicy! Angie Eckert joined us in the FOX 2 kitchen to make a fresh peach custard pie! Fresh Peach Custard Pie 3 cups peeled and sliced peaches 1 (9-inch) unbaked pie shell 2 large eggs, eaten 2/3 cup granulated sugar ¼ tsp salt 2 Tbs. flour ½ cup light cream or milk ½ tsp vanilla extract Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Arrange peaches evenly in bottom of pie […]

  • Interstate 44 at 141 closures in Valley Park

    VALLEY PARK, Mo. _Know before you go. Look for intermittent closures on I-44 in Valley Park overnight. MoDOT crews will be installing girders for a new route 141 flyover ramp. Drivers can expect closures to start at 8 p.m. Friday night with full closures beginning at 11 p.m. in 15 minute intervals. Here’s a full look at tonight’s closing schedule: ​ At 8 p.m., crews will close one lane on eastbound and westbound I-44. At 10 p.m., crews will close […]