Dan Gray joined the KTVI Fox 2 News team in 2004 and the KPLR News 11 team in 2008. He anchors Fox 2 News at 11 AM and News 11 at Noon and reports weekdays for both stations. Dan also does part-time anchoring at KMOX Radio.

From 1992 to 2003, Dan was an anchor/reporter for KSDK-TV in St. Louis. He also worked as an anchor/reporter at KOVR-TV in Sacramento, California and KETV-TV in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dan has won several journalism awards including seven Emmy awards. He received the “Best Anchor” Emmy four times. He has been nominated for Emmy awards numerous times.

He has interviewed presidents, celebrities and covered major events including floods, earthquakes, elections and papal visits.

Dan is a native St. Louisan and a frequent speaker at schools, charity and civic organizations. He has been active in The BackStoppers, St. Louis Jewish Community Center, the ALS Association of St. Louis, the American Liver Foundation, A Safe Place; Provident of St. Louis, HavenHouse St. Louis, Safe Place for Youth in Need, St. Vincent’s Home for Children, and The Salvation Army.


Recent Articles
  • 12-year-old girl injured in shooting at north St. Louis home

    ST. LOUIS – A neighborhood getting ready for Halloween is dealing something far more frightening now after a 12-year-old girl is injured by a stray bullet. The bullet came through her family’s home, barely missing those inside the residence. The girl was staying at her grandmother’s house when somebody fired shots at the home early Friday morning. Her father said she suffered a minor injury but he is worried about her emotional health now. The incident occurred just before 4 […]

  • The importance of a primary care physician for seniors

    Having a primary care physician as a senior becomes more important than ever because health conditions can become more complex.  A primary care physician helps you navigate the healthcare system and coordinate your care. Dr. Debbie Zimmerman is the Chief Medical Officer from Essence Healthcare, a St. Louis-based company that has become the largest Medicare provider in our area with details on the value of primary care once you are entering medicare plans. For more information, click here.

  • First responders conduct terrorism readiness drill at St. Louis Downtown Airport

    CAHOKIA, Ill. – Folks in the Metro East may have seen a lot of smoke coming from the St. Louis Downtown Airport in Cahokia. It wasn’t an emergency; it was first responders running a disaster drill. The put the unusable hull of an old, burned-out Cessna 310 to good use Thursday afternoon, setting the wreckage ablaze as part of a simulated terrorist attack in which a plane was deliberately crashed to spread anthrax to stop the emergency response to another […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute – What we know about the vaping linked illness and deaths

    ST. LOUIS – The vaping death toll is at 21 as of October 9 and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is becoming more and more concerned about the health impacts of vaping. In August, the CDC began investigating dozens of cases where severe pulmonary disease has hospitalized people in at least 15 states. That has since ballooned to 450 possible cases in 33 states, including 21 deaths. Medical experts and federal health officials are warning the […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute – Breast cancer: What treatment questions to ask?

    ST. LOUIS – Approximately one in eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. An estimated 4,500 women in Missouri annually are newly diagnosed. If detected early, nearly all breast cancers can successfully be treated. In fact, when it is detected in the earliest stages, the cure rate for breast cancer is a staggering 97%. But what questions can caregivers or newly diagnosed patients ask about treatment? SSM Health offers tailored care […]

  • St. Louis woman committed to providing home school students with full high school experience

    ST. LOUIS – Homeschooled students are getting a full high school experience thanks to the selfless actions of a St. Louis woman. And she is our Pay It Forward recipient for the month of September. Cathy Mullins is more than a volunteer at SHARE Homelink, a home-schooling learning center in south St. Louis County. She organizes homecoming events, dances, proms, a yearbook, and many other activities so homeschoolers can make those special high school memories. “I’ve been in the movement […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute – Warning signs for Peripheral Artery Disease

    ST. LOUIS – Similar to coronary artery disease, peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common circulatory problem involving reduced blood flow to the limbs. Peripheral artery disease occurs in the arteries that carry blood to the arms and legs. Because the rate of PAD advances at different rates, the heart and vascular specialists at SSM Health work closely with you to determine where in the body the plaque has formed, providing you with an accurate picture of your overall health. PAD […]

  • Casino gaming theft ring busted in Monroe County, Illinois

    MONROE COUNTY, Ill. – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department busted part of a theft ring in southern Illinois. Video gaming machines at three bars were hit the past couple of months. Four people have been arrested but authorities are searching for more suspects. The sheriff’s department said the theft ring hit the Fountain Inn in Valmeyer, gaming machines at Freeda’s on Main in Renault, and the Crazy Train Saloon in Waterloo. The most recent burglary happened at the Fountain Inn […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute – New Guidelines update recommendations for bariatric surgery

    ST. LOUIS – There are many benefits of bariatric surgery including improvement in health, quality of life and life expectancy, but recently new guidelines have been introduced to lower the BMI or body mass index for patients who are considered obese but may not have been recommended for bariatric surgery. Obesity is at epidemic proportions in the U.S. with the condition afflicting about 40 percent of Americans over age 20. New guidelines lower the BMI threshold for obesity patients who are […]

  • Missouri investigation: 12 ex-clergy could face prosecution

    ST. LOUIS – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is referring 12 former clergy for potential criminal prosecution after his office completed a 13-month investigation of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church. Schmitt on Friday released details of the investigation of religious leaders within the Archdiocese of St. Louis and the dioceses of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Springfield-Cape Girardeau and Jefferson City. Missouri is among several states that launched investigations last year after a Pennsylvania report cited abuse of more than […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute – St. Charles residents encouraged to focus on their health

    ST. LOUIS – SSM Health is a big believer in addressing specific community health needs. Conducting periodic Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA) allows our hospital ministries to identify the prevailing health issues within a community and strategize ways to positively impact affected populations. In St. Charles County, SSM Health has determined obesity to be one of those community health needs. The “Fitness Forward Challenge” aims to address obesity by encouraging families and individuals to adopt healthy lifestyle practices and become more […]

  • Thieves caught on cameras in Valley Park area using new tactics to steal cars

    VALLEY PARK, MO – Police across the St. Louis area are seeing a new trend in car break-ins. Groups of thieves are working together with a rolling getaway car. Police say this tactic by thieves popped up a couple of years ago and it seems to be increasing throughout the Metro Area in recent months. Home surveillance video from a subdivision in Valley Park shows two subjects getting out of a car and running to check to see to if […]

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