Shirley Washington

Reporter / Anchor

Shirley Washington joined KTVI in April on 2007 as an anchor/reporter for FOX 2 News. Shirley anchors FOX 2 News Weekend edition and also reports weekdays for FOX 2 News.

Shirley is a native St. Louisan and a graduate of Roosevelt High School. Go Rough Riders! Shirley graduated from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism.

Prior to KTVI, Shirley was a manager in the public relations department at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. Shirley is an Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist, having excelled as an anchor/reporter at KDFW-TV, FOX 4 in Dallas, Texas for more than 7 years. Previous to FOX 4, Shirley worked at WAGA- TV in Atlanta, Georgia and WTVF-TV in Nashville, Tennessee.

Shirley is a published author. Her book “The Motherhood Club: Help, Hope and Inspiration from New Mothers for New Mothers” helps new mothers learn about various emotional, physical and psychological effects of mothering. Shirley’s book was included in Sally Jessy Raphael’s book club, The Red Eyeglass Series.

Shirley is married and lives with her family in St. Louis. She enjoys reading, writing, traveling and spending time with her family.

Recent Articles

  • Employee robbed, beaten and threatened at store

    Posted on: 8:08 pm, April 8, 2014, by , updated on: 07:55pm, April 8, 2014

    PAGEDALE, MO (KTVI) – Asya Brady, manager of a Family Dollar store in the 7000 block of Page near Pennsylvania...
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  • Redbird fans rally in the rain to support the team

    Posted on: 5:54 pm, April 7, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A steady stream of rain fell Monday as Cardinals fans made their way to Busch...
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  • Bad allergy season expected this year

    Posted on: 6:24 pm, April 1, 2014, by , updated on: 02:10pm, April 7, 2014

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Experts say this year’s allergy season is expected to be very bad thanks to old man...
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  • St. Louis Zoo Expansion Project is underway

    Posted on: 5:39 pm, March 31, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Construction crews are tearing down the Forest park hospital building on Oakland near Highway 40. They...
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  • Teaching your kids the difference between good and bad strangers

    Posted on: 8:08 pm, March 19, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– The recent cases of attempted child kidnappings in the St. Louis area have parents on edge...
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  • Suspect shoots out car windows in Ferguson

    Posted on: 6:46 pm, March 17, 2014, by

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)– Residents woke up Monday morning and discovered someone had shot the windows out of their vehicles. Ferguson...
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  • Two killed, bus driver injured in crash; another cyclist saw it all happen

    Posted on: 7:04 am, March 11, 2014, by , and , updated on: 05:21am, March 12, 2014

    WENZTVILLE, MO (KTVI) – The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating after two motorcycle riders collided with a Wentzville school bus...
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  • Teen fighting rule against parking pickups in driveway overnight

    Posted on: 6:24 pm, March 10, 2014, by

    WILDWOOD, MO (KTVI)– A teen bought his dream car, which happens to be a 1965 Ford pickup. Now, he has...
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  • Severe winter causing school districts to extend school year

    Posted on: 5:24 pm, March 3, 2014, by , updated on: 05:54pm, March 3, 2014

    KIRKWOOD, MO (KTVI)– Our severe winter weather is wreaking havoc on area school district calendars. Administrators are trying to makeup...
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  • Man charged with murder after hiding in car, killing woman

    Posted on: 10:24 am, February 25, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A suspect is charged in connection with the murder of a young mother attacked outside...
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  • SLU doctors first to use new heart monitoring device

    Posted on: 6:54 pm, February 24, 2014, by , updated on: 10:24pm, February 24, 2014

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Cardiologists at Saint Louis University Hospital are the first in the region to use the Reveal...
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  • Semi slams into Cahokia home; 600 without power

    Posted on: 8:51 am, February 19, 2014, by and , updated on: 10:03am, February 19, 2014

    CAHOKIA, IL (KTVI) – About 600 customers were without power at about five-thirty Wednesday evening after a tractor trailer slammed...
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