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Rachelle Peck joined the KTVI team in September of 2015. Rachelle is the weekend morning producer and a weekday backpack reporter. She is originally from the small town of Salem, Kentucky.

Rachelle graduated from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Television Production. While in Murray, she was the host and producer for the weekly television magazine show “Roundabout U.”

Rachelle loves meeting new people while living in St. Louis and going to Cardinals baseball games.

Recent Articles
  • Service dog brings comfort to the Child Center

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The Child Center is a children’s advocacy center that provides services for kids who have been suspected of abuse, neglect, or have witnessed a crime. Amy Robins, supervisor of forensic services with the Child Center says, “So we essentially do interviews for police, prosecutors, and child protective service agencies to ensure children only have to tell their story one time after they’ve been a victim… When they get to a difficult art (Reka) will typically look […]

  • Missouri History Museum offering more services for visitors with disabilities

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The Missouri History Museum believes everyone deserves the chance to enjoy their exhibits, despite a disability. Access tours allow those with visual or audio disabilities the opportunity to experience the museum in a new way. Descriptive tours with touchable exhibits are available for those who are blind or have low vision.   For those who are deaf or hard of hearing, the access tours are available with American Sign Language translators. For a complete list of upcoming […]

  • Food Pedaler delivers local takeout to your door

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Do you ever wish to just spend the night in and order take out, but your go-to restaurant doesn’t deliver?  Not to fear!  A well-received St. Louis service that started in 2013 is cycling through the city to deliver food orders. FOX 2’s Rachelle Peck tells us how the Food Pedaler business is making take out easier than ever. Currently, Food Pedaler delivers to Downtown, Central West End, Clayton, and the Delmar Loop.  To use […]

  • St. Louis-based smartphone app helps users feed those in need

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A St. Louis based iPhone app has made it easy to give back to those in need. FOX 2’s Rachelle Peck met with the app’s creators to see how it came to be.

  • Mother with Dementia gets second take on St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A mother and daughter duo are taking on the Lou… Again. These two have returned to their hometown, and they’re making the most of it. FOX 2’s Rachelle Peck has their inspiring story.

  • Downtown St. Louis farm provides job training to area homeless

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis’ homeless are getting their hands a little dirty for a “growing” sense of purpose.  Near Union Station sits the City Seeds Urban Farm, a two and a half acre vegetable farm. Mentored by Gateway Greening, homeless clients from St. Patrick’s Center tend to this urban farm through a therapeutic job program.  They do everything from planting and watering the vegetables to even harvesting and cleaning them. To fund the farm, Gateway Greening offers weekly […]

  • Local autistic children are “loved to pieces”

    BRENTWOOD, MO (KTVI) – There`s a learning center in Brentwood where children with autism are being loved to pieces in a very particular way. FOX 2’s Rachelle Peck reports it’s thanks to some special volunteers who are having a bigger impact than ever expected at Love U 2 Pieces learning center.

  • Changing lives through the power of music

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A south St. Louis organization is changing lives through the power of music.  At Pianos for People, a piano is more than a piano, and lessons are more than just lessons. “It’s a place where kids can come get a healthy snack, meet other kids, share music together, and have the time spent productively,” said Tom Townsend, co-founder of Pianos for People. The non-profit offers free, quality pianos and lessons to those who otherwise couldn’t afford it. “We […]

  • Boxing therapy empowers local children in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – A St. Charles man has put together his two passions: boxing and counseling. His goal is to help kids and those with disabilities. FOX 2’s Rachelle Peck tells us how he’s teaching his students to “live life without a label.”

  • Madison County animal shelter finalist for nationwide renovation contest

    TROY, IL (KTVI) – A no-kill animal shelter near Troy, Illinois is in the process of building a new location and is eligible for the top prize in a nationwide rescue renovation contest. Partners 4 Pets started as a 1,200-square foot barn in founder Lisa McCormick’s backyard. At present, she and her group of volunteers are in the process of converting a house and 5,000-square foot barn into their new shelter. The shelter is one of five finalists in Animal […]

  • Six Flags 2016 to feature new roller coaster and Winter Wonderland

    EUREKA, MO (KTVI) – It’s all hands on deck at Six Flags as workers put the finishing touches on facilities ahead of this weekend’s seasonal opening. Park employees are painting, rehabbing rides, cleaning the food stands, sealing, asphalting, and getting everything ready to go. This is expected to be a big year at Six Flags St. Louis and management plans plan to make this opening weekend one of their best yet. The Screaming Eagle celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. […]

  • St. Louis grocery store to text ground beef recalls

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A local grocery store is becoming the first in the nation to use text messages to notify costumers about ground beef recalls. Fields Foods grocery store located just off Lafayette Square prides itself as a business with customer service in mind. Recently the store has added a new high tech consumer information system that will make it easier for customers to check for recalls on beef bought at their store. Field Foods teamed up with SaniTrace […]