Melanie Moon co-anchors KPLR’s News 11 at 7 weeknights with Dan Gray. An award-winning journalist, Melanie has been recognized four times by the Associated Press for her investigative reporting. Born and raised in St. Petersburg, FL, Melanie got her start in TV while still in college, anchoring a news segment on WCLF TV in Tampa, Florida.

Melanie studied telecommunications and journalism at the University of South Florida and later transferred to Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, where she graduated cum laude. She interned for a semester at CNN in Washington, D.C.

In addition to her journalistic skills, Melanie plays the harp and piano. From St. Louis, travel south, down Interstate 55 and you’ll find Melanie’s identical twin sister who is a reporter at WREG TV.

You can connect with Melanie on Facebook, Twitter @moon_melanie and Instagram @Melaniemoon


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    Dining out for Officer Snyder raises $175K

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI) – Support continues to pour in for fallen St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder. More than 200 area restaurants participated in the one-day dine out event recently, donating anywhere from 10 to 100 percent of their proceeds. Wednesday the organizer presented a $175,000 check to the St. Louis County Police Department Welfare Association, which will then give it to Officer Snyder’s wife and son. Organizer Katie Zaitz-Finch also held a dine out fundraiser for injured Ballwin […]

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    Lafayette High School student’s racist Instagram post targets transfer students

    WILDWOOD, MO (KTVI) – A Lafayette High School Students’ Instagram post is raising concern among parents and students in the Rockwood District.  The student’s selfie post included racially insensitive and inflammatory comments targeting St. Louis city transfer students. Wildwood resident Von Scales is a big fan of Lafayette High School, his three sons graduated from the school and his twin step sons are now seniors. “I love the administration at Lafayette, I’ve been around them and I know them,” said […]

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    Man arrested for threatening Creve Coeur employer, claiming ISIS ties – Police

    CREVE COEUR, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged a 26-year-old local man over the weekend for allegedly issuing threats against his employer. According to prosecutors, representatives from the vehicle prep store TephSeal, located in the 11800 block of Olive, contacted law enforcement to report an employee had made threats against the company. The suspect, Mustafa Barimac, was arrested and charged December 3 with making a terroristic threat. Members of the FBI assisted the Creve Coeur […]

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    Dining out to help an injured Hazelwood police officer

    HAZELWOOD, MO (KTVI) – Some 75 restaurants from St. Charles to St. Louis have been raising money all day for Hazelwood police Officer Craig Tudor. You may recall Officer Tudor was left paralyzed last August in a rollover crash in his squad car. He is now being treated at Craig Hospital in Colorado. It is well known for helping patients with spinal cord injuries. Craig Hospital has also treated Ballwin police Officer Mike Flamion, who was also paralyzed this year […]

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    Two in custody after man shot at Swansea MetroLink station

    SWANSEA, IL (KTVI) – For the second time in less than two weeks a person was shot at a MetroLink station. This time in the Metro East. A man was shot at around at 7:30pm on the platform at the Swansea station. Two people of interest were taken into police custody. The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department says the investigation is still ongoing. No charges been filed at this time. Investigators are still trying to determine if this was a […]

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    Students raise almost $13,000 to support the family of fallen police officer

    MEHLVILLE, MO (KTVI)- The Mehlville School District has raised nearly $13,000 for the family of slain St. Louis County police officer Blake Snyder.  Students from the district present a check for $12,989.70 to Backstoppers, Inc. on Monday. Elementary schools students raised almost $8,000 by holding a Pajama Day. A high school powder puff football game raised around $2,000. The rest of the money came from individual donations from throughout the Mehlville district. Elizabeth Snyder, Officer Snyder’s widow, was on hand […]

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    Koch Elementary hosts Thanksgiving meal giveaway

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Schools are closed for the holiday, but one north county school kept its doors open so volunteers could serve up lots of Thanksgiving meals. From turkey and gravy to all the fixings, families who live in the Riverview Gardens School District also got a big serving of holiday love. For the second year in a row, Koch Elementary in St. Louis County opened its doors to make sure no one was forgotten this Thanksgiving. […]

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    This Thanksgiving could be one of the busiest travel weekends on record

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – It’s the day before Thanksgiving and more than 48-million people are expected to travel for the holiday. The Transportation Security Administration says it could be one of the busiest holiday travel seasons on record. If you’re flying this THanksgiving, you might have to spend more time waiting in line to get through security. But take heart, your flight is more likely to be on time. The nation’s largest airline trade group, Airlines for America says […]

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    Restaurateurs not only share a business, but the loss of sons

    WEBSTER GROVES, MO (KTVI) – Some St. Louis food critics are calling it the year’s best new restaurant.  But when you hear the story behind Olive & Oak you realize it’s not just the food that makes it extraordinary. When a veteran restaurateur and a sales manager, with a dream to open his own business got together, it was an unlikely match built out of tragedy.  Mark Hinkle and Greg Ortyl both lost their one-year-old sons to congenital heart defects.  […]

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    Wehrenberg Theatres sold to Milwaukee theatre company

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A local movie theater chain is being sold to a Milwaukee-based company. According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Marcus Theatres is buying Wehrenberg Theatres. Financial terms of the deal have not been made public. The sale is expected to be completed in December. Wehrenberg has 14 movie theatres company-wide, including 9 in the St. Louis area. Marcus Theatres, the fifth largest movie theater chain in the country, is not expected to change or […]

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    Man shot dead in north city apartment complex

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Homicide detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department responded to a shooting Friday afternoon in the Carr Square neighborhood of north St. Louis. The shooting took place just after 2 p.m. on Preservation Place in an apartment complex location between 16th and 14th Streets. The 19-year-old victim, identified as Charles Gray Jr., was walking through the complex when he was shot in the head. he ran to the next street over where he collapsed and […]

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    Record temps have landscapers juggling Christmas decorations and lawns

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Record breaking temperatures are not holding back the holiday spirit. FOX 2’s Melanie Moon is in St. Charles where the mild weather has one landscaping business juggling lawn service with Christmas decorating.