Wade Smith

Photographer / Reporter

Wade Smith is a photographer/reporter for FOX 2 and KPLR. Wade joined the Fox 2 News team in August 2002.

Wade graduated from Southern Illinois University and never left the area. He worked at KDNL TV 30 for eight years before coming to Fox 2.

Wade received mulitple Emmy, Edward R Murrow, NPPA and Associated Press awards for his photography work.

In 2001 he was awarded NPPA's best regional photographer.

Recent Articles

  • Blues fans rally for game 2 of playoffs against Blackhawks

    Posted on: 5:55 pm, April 19, 2014, by , updated on: 04:03pm, April 19, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Before the game, Blues fans rallied downtown. Multi-Media Journalist Wade Smith was downtown for the rally...
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  • Michael Sam signs autographs at Chesterfield Mall

    Posted on: 5:41 pm, March 22, 2014, by , updated on: 04:15pm, March 22, 2014

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI) – Michale Sam, who hopes to become the  first openly active gay play in the NFL, spent...
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  • Vigil held at McDonald’s for teen killed in accident

    Posted on: 9:41 pm, March 19, 2014, by , updated on: 10:03pm, March 19, 2014

    PACIFIC, MO (KTVI)– Somewhere between all the orders for hamburgers and fries.  A side order of love was served up...
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  • Lindbergh student’s beloved service dog passes away

    Posted on: 11:39 am, March 16, 2014, by , updated on: 11:49am, March 16, 2014

    SOUTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KTVI)– Some sad, but not unexpected news to pass along.  Ralph, the service dog who helped...
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  • Rally held to support Normandy School District

    Posted on: 5:25 pm, March 15, 2014, by , updated on: 04:12pm, March 15, 2014

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – There was another rally today to support the troubled Normandy School District. It was...
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  • Autistic teen excelling at chess

    Posted on: 10:26 pm, February 27, 2014, by

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– A Lindbergh High School student has become a chess idol among his teammates. Out of all...
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  • Lindbergh students to say goodbye to support dog

    Posted on: 9:53 pm, January 23, 2014, by , updated on: 11:00pm, January 23, 2014

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– We are more than halfway through the school year, and at Lindbergh High School there is...
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  • First Responders train for ice rescues

    Posted on: 7:58 pm, January 11, 2014, by , updated on: 05:52pm, January 11, 2014

    EAST ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – First responders got some valuable training Saturday, as the Madison Fire Department hosted an Ice...
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  • Subway worker who foiled robbery says he’d do it again

    Posted on: 9:48 pm, December 31, 2013, by , updated on: 07:09am, January 1, 2014

    NORTHWOODS, MO (KTVI) – No shirt. No sandwich. No money. That’s how it ended for a would-be robber at a...
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  • Collinsville family searching for man missing for a month

    Posted on: 10:20 pm, December 30, 2013, by , updated on: 05:35am, December 31, 2013

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – A missing man’s family is worried about his safety. He has been missing since the end...
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  • St. Louis enjoys warm Saturday before winter chill returns

    Posted on: 7:09 am, December 29, 2013, by , updated on: 07:04am, December 29, 2013

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The high temperature in St. Louis Saturday was 61°, a welcome break from the cold weather...
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  • Wreaths placed on the graves of the fallen at Jefferson Barracks

    Posted on: 5:42 pm, December 14, 2013, by , updated on: 04:14pm, December 14, 2013

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO. (KTVI) – An early morning snow kept most inside. But for some, they felt a need...
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