Monica Adams is the traffic reporter for FOX 2 News in the Morning. Monica started with FOX 2 in December of 2005. She is also a certified personal trainer and hosts a health and fitness show Sunday afternoons on KMOX radio. Monica came to FOX 2 from WIL-FM radio, where she was the news director and morning show co-host. Previous to WIL, Monica was the morning show host for KDJR/KHAD radio in DeSoto, Missouri and the news director, morning show co-host, and sports reporter for KJCF radio in Festus, Missouri.

During her 13-year career in radio, Monica had the opportunity to interview Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. She has also done stories on Katie Couric (her idol), Reba McEntire, Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Brett and Bobby Hull. Monica has covered the St. Louis Cardinals, Rams and Blues, as well as high school football and baseball in Jefferson County.

Monica is a St. Louis native who enjoys entertaining her family and friends and doing charitable work for the American Cancer Society, Kilo Diabetes Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Ponybird Home in Mapaville and Desoto, American Heart Association and The Peregrine Society. She enjoys dancing, singing, fitness and has a huge heart for her dogs and other animals.

Recent Articles
  • Getting dirty and getting Fit 2 Fab

    (KTVI) – Monica Adams turned the back lot into an obstacle course. Kim Hudson faced a hard-core workout with flipping huge tires and slinging sledgehammers. You can get Fit 2 Fab and reach Monica Adams at

  • Fit 2 Fab: Core Training with Monica Adams

    (KTVI) – Working out your core can give you sexy abs. But, it can also give you a fighting chance when chasing after your kids or avoid back injuries while doing normal everyday activities. Monica Adams, from Fit 2 Fab, shows us the aesthetic and functional benefits of giving your core more attention in the gym. You can reach Monica at

  • Louie helps Monica with the traffic

    (KTVI) – Louie the bear stopped by to help the crew cheer on the St. Louis Blues in the NHL playoffs this week. He made a surprise appearance with Monica during the 8:10am traffic update.

  • I-55 at Loughborough open after 1 person ejected in accident

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis Fire Department says one person was ejected from a vehicle early Monday morning during an accident in the northbound lanes of Interstate 55 near Loughborough. Authorities say two others were injured. The cause of the accident is under investigation but appears to have involved three vehicles just before 7:00am. The person ejected is listed in critical condition.  The highway was clsoed for almost two hours while first responders got tow crews to […]

  • Out and About: What Are People Getting This Black Friday?

    (KTVI) – When it came time to make the Black Friday assignments and someone needed to do “research”, Monica Adams stepped forward to see what folks are grabbing this Black Friday.

  • Melenie Broyles: Parking Lot Etiquette

    (KTVI) – With tons of shoppers this holiday season, parking lots will be packed. So how do you maintain your sanity in these parking lots.  Melenie Broyles from Etiquette Saint Louis tells us how you can survive the holiday parking battle. 

  • Picasso’s Coffeehouse

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – As a reminder businesses will remain open and hope you stop by, even after the Blanchette Bridge lanes close, Picasso’s Coffeehouse stopped by with some warm drinks for Monica and Glenn during the FOX 2 News In The Morning on location in St. Charles. Picasso’s Coffeehouse101 North Main StreetSt. Charles, MO 63301636-925-2911

  • Person Struck And Killed on I-55