Melanie Moon


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

Recent Articles

  • Warm weather causes traffic jams at Forest Park

    Posted on: 6:10 pm, March 21, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– It’s been a very cruel winter and it sounds like it’s not over just yet, but...
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  • Wentzville bus driver praised for protecting her students

    Posted on: 5:31 pm, March 20, 2014, by

    WENTZVILLE, MO (KTVI)– A bus driver with the Wentzville School District is being commended for her quick thinking while driving...
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  • Eureka firefighter killed by suspected drunk driver laid to rest

    Posted on: 5:25 pm, March 13, 2014, by

    EUREKA, MO (KTVI)– A funeral was held for a Eureka firefighter killed in a car crash last week by a...
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  • Mother accused of detonating fireworks inside SUV found dead

    Posted on: 5:01 pm, March 11, 2014, by , updated on: 05:21pm, March 11, 2014

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, MO (KTVI)- The mother accused of trying to kill herself and her teenage sons to get back...
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  • Attorney for Ryan Ferguson files civil suit for $100 million

    Posted on: 10:02 pm, March 10, 2014, by , updated on: 10:06pm, March 10, 2014

    (KTVI)– Ten years to the day of Ryan Ferguson’s arrest for murder of Columbia Tribune Sports Editor Kent Heitholt, his attorney...
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  • Two juveniles arrested after Facebook dog abuse video goes viral

    Posted on: 1:39 pm, February 27, 2014, by , and , updated on: 09:43pm, February 27, 2014

    Two juveniles have been arrested after video of a teen abusing a dog was posted on Facebook.

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  • Experts say average American probably addicted to their cell phone

    Posted on: 10:22 pm, February 24, 2014, by

    (KTVI)– Most of us today are very attached to our smartphones.  But you might be shocked to know you’re probably...
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  • Still no charges filed in deadly DWI accident

    Posted on: 7:59 pm, February 19, 2014, by , updated on: 08:06pm, February 19, 2014

    SAUGET, IL (KTVI)– A year after a West County woman was killed by an alleged drunk driver, that driver has...
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  • Local Venezuelans concerned for loved ones back home

    Posted on: 6:14 pm, February 14, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Some are calling it a possible coup in Venezuela. This week thousands of protestors flooded the streets of...
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  • Suspect dies after officer-involved shooting in north St. Louis

    Posted on: 12:36 pm, February 12, 2014, by

    (KTVI) – One person is dead following officer-involved shooting in north St. Louis. This all happened about noon Wednesday when...
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  • Exclusive Interview: Ryan Ferguson talks about being a free man

    Posted on: 9:31 pm, February 10, 2014, by , updated on: 10:04pm, February 10, 2014

    COLUMBIA, IL (KTVI)– Three months ago Ryan Ferguson talked to us from a maximum security prison in Jefferson City.  He was...
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  • Suspects charged in violent Alton home invasion

    Posted on: 5:32 pm, January 30, 2014, by

    ALTON, IL (KTVI)– Four suspects have been charged in a violent home invasion in Alton earlier this month. Police say...
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