Jason Maxwell joined Fox 2 and KPLR 11 in April 2017 as the Nissan Rogue Runner Reporter and Photojournalist.

Prior to moving to St. Louis Jason was a photojournalist at WSMV Nashville Tennessee. He covered a variety of high profile like the high profile rape trial of two former Vanderbilt University football players and the July 16th murder of five U.S. service members.

Maxwell majored in communication at Freed Hardeman University. Jason has always had a passion for the news. His mom said he always ask “WHY” as a child. One of his strongest points is interview and asking the question why getting the facts.

“My Mom And Dad are my example of how to live life, and how to make a living. I also admire Marshall Keeble who was a preacher of the Church Of Christ. He made a tremendous contribution for people all around the world,” said Jason Maxwell.

When Jason is not in the Nissan Rogue Runner you can find him flying model remote control helicopter and airplane.

Jason Resides in Belleville Illinois.


Recent Articles
  • Firefighters respond to fully involved house fire in East St. Louis

    EAST ST. LOUIS – An early morning house fire in East St. Louis had firefighters busy before the sun came up Tuesday. Crews responded to the1400 block of N 13th Street just before 5:30 a.m. The home was fully involved and sustained heavy damage, according to firefighters on the scene. No injuries have been reported at this time. Firefighters are working to figure out what started the fire. House fire East St. Louis https://t.co/NBI1tJxHwA — FOX 2 Rogue Runner (@RogueRunnerSTL) […]

  • Man in critical condition after Old North St. Louis shooting

    ST. LOUIS –  Police are investigating a shooting in the Old North St. Louis neighborhood Monday morning. Officers were called to the 1900 block of N. 14th Street just after 6:00 a.m. Upon arrival, a male victim was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach. He was taken to the hospital and listed in critical condition. Few details have been released about the shooting, but the police have confirmed that homicide has been requested to conduct the investigation. […]

  • Man dies after fatal hit-and-run accident near Bellefontaine Cemetery

    ST. LOUIS –  St. Louis City police investigating a fatal hit and run in north St. Louis Monday morning According to police, a man was struck by a vehicle around 12:30 a.m. on North Broadway and Calvary near Bellefontaine Cemetery. He later died at a nearby hospital from his injuries. Police have not released the name of the victim, pending notification of family members. The investigation is ongoing.

  • Authorities: Thief on the loose after business van stolen

    ST. LOUIS – Police are investigating after a delivery van was stolen from a business overnight. According to police, the thief stole the van from a flooring company on Delor Street just after 1:30 a.m. Friday morning. The driver traveled a block and a half before crashing into a parked car, the thief ran away. The investigation is ongoing.

  • Homicide investigators called after body found in north St. Louis County

    ST. LOUIS –  St. Louis County police are investigating a homicide after a body of a 47-year-old man was discovered in the 10100 block of Bon Oak Drive just after 2:00 a.m. He has at least one gunshot wound. The investigation is being led by the St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons. Contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 to speak to investigators regarding the incident. To remain anonymous or potentially receive a reward, please contact CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371TIPS(8477) if you […]

  • Veteran walking across U.S. to raise veteran-suicide awareness makes way to Illinois

    O’FALLON, Ill. – A U.S. Army vet is walking across the country to raise awareness about veteran suicide. Jeremy Miller spoke with FOX 2 Nissan Rogue Runner Jason Maxwell about the effort as he takes time out, spending a couple of nights at the O’Fallon Illinois Fire Department. The journey will take him from one corner of the country to the other. Follow Miller’s journey on his Facebook page at Walk Across America 22 If you someone you know needs […]

  • Fast-moving flames destroy home in Cahokia

    CAHOKIA, Ill. – Firefighters were busy overnight in Cahokia, Illinois. Fire heavily damaged a home around 12:30 a.m. on Saint Williams drive in Cahokia. We are told three generations of one family lived at the home and were able to make it out safely. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Metro east house fire https://t.co/gDoqxk95OJ — FOX 2 Rogue Runner (@RogueRunnerSTL) October 16, 2019    

  • Fire breaks out in home under renovation in north St. Louis County

    ST. LOUIS – For the second night in a row, fire damaged a home under renovation in north St. Louis County. The fire started around 1:30 a.m on Fork Drive coincidently next door to a home that caught fire on Tuesday morning. The homeowner tells FOX 2, after the neighboring fire, he smelled gas inside his home. His renovations were nearly complete and an inspection was scheduled in two weeks. No was injured. The cause of the fire remains under […]

  • One person injured in motorcycle vs SUV crash

    MADISON COUNTY, Ill.  – The driver of a motorcycle suffered minor injuries after colliding with an SUV  Monday morning. The incident happened around 2:00 a.m. near Illinois Highway 159 and Illinois highway 162 in Unincorporated Madison County near Glen Carbon. The driver of the SUV was not injured and is being cooperative with police Police have not released the official cause of the crash.

  • Three in custody after police chase suspects from Berkley to Franklin County

    ST. LOUIS – Three carjacking suspects in custody after leading police on an hour-long chase ending Franklin County with a foot chase. According to authorities, the pursuit began in Berkely around 2:00 a.m. Monday with police chasing a Grey Toyota Highlander at speeds topping 90 miles per hour. The alleged carjackers then stopped along westbound interstate 44 at mile marker 243 in Franklin County ditched the car and ran. That’s where we are told the foot chase began. All three […]

  • Burglars get away with no firearms after breaking in Fenton gun shop

    FENTON, Mo. – Police are investigating after a gun shop in Fenton was broken into early Friday morning. Two intruders threw a rock through the window of Modern Weapon Systems around 3:00 a.m. Surveillance video showed the suspects entering the store. FOX 2 Nissan Rogue Runner was at the scene where the owner tells us nothing was stolen during the heist. Early morning break- in MODERN WEAPON SYSTEMS In Fenton Surveillance Video. https://t.co/zTTszPpK38 — FOX 2 Rogue Runner (@RogueRunnerSTL) October […]

  • Early morning single car crash in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – Wet roads could be behind a crash Friday morning. The accident happened just before 2:00 a.m. at North Grand and University Street. FOX 2 Nissan Rogue Runner was at the scene where it could be seen that an SUV  had spun out and hit a pole. We are told the driver was checked out by EMS, there is no official word on the driver’s condition. Tune in to FOX2 for the latest update.

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