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Vic Faust anchors Fox 2 news at 5pm. He was born and raised in the St. Louis Metro area and attended Althoff Catholic in Belleville. Faust is a graduate from the University of Missouri where he attended on a football scholarship.

After graduating, Faust started his broadcasting career as color-commentator and pre-post game host for the Missouri Tiger Radio Network on Learfield Communications. His TV career started in 1998. Vic has worked in both sports and news as a reporter and anchor. He has worked in St. Joseph, Missouri, Columbia, Mo, Tulsa, Ok, and Detroit, Mi where he was for 11 years. He has also done extensive work as a radio host in every market he has worked in.

Want to send me a news tip? E-mail: vic.faust@tvstl.com

Recent Articles
  • Easterseals program helps kids develop empathy around adults with special needs

    ST. LOUIS – March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, the perfect time to showcase a program Easterseals runs that benefits the entire community. Every Monday at Rise Coffee House, Cory, a 39-year-old man with a mild intellectual disability, volunteers with kids at a St. Louis program called Craftibility. “It’s to teach young kids ages 2-6, to teach them how to empathize and be around adults with special needs,” said Terri Canis, Craftibility. Easterseals Midwest region supported over 700 people with […]

  • U.S. Steel hosts job fair ahead of plant reopening

    GRANITE CITY, IL – Last week, United States Steel Corporation announced they were bringing back hundreds of jobs to Granite City works.  On Friday, they hosted a career fair. People were waiting in lines all day, hoping to get one of about 500 jobs coming back to the steel plant Tony Turnbough, a Granite City native says, “A lot of people are counting on this. It’s a godsend we even got it back here.” In 2015, U.S. Steel idled its […]

  • Lindbergh district asks state police for random walkthroughs at schools

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Lindbergh High School is taking advantage of using the Missouri State Highway Patrol to conduct random walkthroughs at schools. “The Missouri Highway Patrol was here (Thursday) in our school here at Lindbergh and any increased presence from law enforcement is welcome and we have the same goal of keeping kids safe,” said Beth Johnston, communications director for the Lindbergh School District. State Rep. David Gregory (R-District 96) set up a first of its kind meeting […]

  • Amazon hiring 1,500 employees for new St. Peters fulfillment center

    ST. PETERS, Mo. – St. Louis didn’t land Amazon’s second headquarters but the company is still coming to the metro area. Amazon plans to open its first Missouri fulfillment center and it’ll be located in St. Peters. “We’re excited to continue growing our team with our first, state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Missouri,” writes Sanjay Shah, Amazon’s Vice President of North America Customer Fulfillment, in a statement. “Our ability to expand in Missouri is the result of two things: incredible customers and […]

  • St. Louis woman more confident after getting leg amputated

    ST. LOUIS – After decades of feeling ashamed, made fun of and hiding her underdeveloped leg, a St. Louis woman decided to have it amputated. Last summer, Kristy Wimberly made the tough decision to have her right leg amputated above her knee. It was a decision 25 years in the making. “When I was 5, I had a benign spinal cord astrocytoma, which is a tumor inside my spinal cord,” she said. Nineteen surgeries and a lifetime of chemo damaged the nerves […]

  • St. Louisan, Facebook helping small businesses benefit from social media

    ST. LOUIS, MO – Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his small business team like what they see from Rescued Furnishings And Designs, a company that specializes in kitchen renovations, built-ins, and creatively using open space. Owner Nicole Genz has been selected to the prestigious Facebook Small Business Council. “They liked my page and contacted me. I was lucky!” explained Genz. There are 70 million small businesses on Facebook but only 80 get selected as Facebook council members. A few months […]

  • School districts meet with parents, police, lawmaker to discuss safety

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – School officials and parents from the Rockwood, Lindbergh, and Mehlville school districts met with local law enforcement and a state legislator to discuss school safety in the wake of national tragedies. Missouri State Representative David Gregory (R-96th District) brought everyone together in a proactive approach. “I feel like our schools, my school districts, are doing a good job to ensure we’re safe, but I also took from this a lot more can be done to […]

  • $50,000 reward to find Ferguson murder suspect

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A Ferguson mother is holding out hope that those accused of murdering her son will be brought to justice.  Crimestoppers has upped the incentive for information. They’re now offering a reward of up to $50,000 for tips that lead to an arrest in the murder of Donnell Drake Jr. “I am committed to see something and an anonymous donor is equally committed to seeing something as well,” said Robin Drake. Robin Drake is the mother of Donnell Drake Jr […]

  • Local gun store owner says Dick’s move on guns is a publicity stunt

    ST. LOUIS – Dick’s Sporting Good announced Wednesday it would end sales of “assault-style rifles” like the AR-15, the weapon that was used in the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida. A local gun store owner has called Dick’s decision nothing more than a publicity stunt. “They’re doing it so more people will come in and buy canoes and tennis shoes, sporting apparel; because they’re not a true gun shop,” said Steve King, owner of Metro Shooting Supplies in Bridgeton. […]

  • More help needed to finish handicap-accessible home for Rock Hill officer

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – Work continues on the new handicapped-accessible home for Rock Hill police officer Matt Crosby. The home builders and the Crosby crew need help in getting it ready for the officer who was injured in the line of duty. The official groundbreaking took place last month in St. Charles County, but the group in charge of construction could use some help. “We still need lumber help, roofers, install and help with roofing, millwork, interior doors, exterior […]

  • Construction business is booming in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – Construction business in the St. Louis area is booming since the 2008 recession. The 10th Annual Construction Awards luncheon was held and leaders are filled with hope for the future. A decade ago, the St. Louis industry hit its worst time, as workload dropped 50 percent, and unemployment was over 30 percent for a 7-year period. But things are changing. “We’ve improved substantially. Not back to historical levels, but we have a vibrant industry and looking for […]

  • ‘No blackmail, nothing to investigate’ Gov. Greitens explains in exclusive interview

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Missouri Governor Eric Greitens is under fire for an extramarital affair.   He sat down with FOX 2 to answer questions about blackmail, violence, and investigations. The governor had not answered any questions in person until our interview. Reporter Vic Faust has known Eric Greitens for the past 30 years.  They reconnected when Faust moved back to St. Louis. He made it clear that nothing was off the table when they sat down in Jefferson City Saturday for […]