Emmy award winning journalist and meteorologist Michelle Anselmo joined FOX 2 in 2008. She started working at FOX 2’s sister station, KPLR in the fall of 2000.
Her curious nature and a love of meeting new people in her hometown drew Michelle into the field of journalism. She’s been nominated for two regional Emmy’s by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In 2008, Michelle won an Emmy for an historical and cultural report she did on the Gypsy Caravan.
Michelle is a graduate of Mississippi State University’s Broadcast Meteorology program. She is a member of the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association.
Michelle has been honored with a community service award from the Maryland Heights Fire Department to show their gratitude for her dedication to reporting news stories with a focus on child safety. She also does volunteer work for SHARE, an infant loss and pregnancy support group. She has served as a volunteer for Junior Achievement and regularly hosts a variety of station events. She also speaks to students at local schools about the field of journalism.
Prior to signing on with News 11, Michelle worked for PAX-TV in Mt. Vernon, IL. While there, she hosted and produced a weekly program, “St. Louis Views.” She also was employed by KLOU-FM as Production Assistant and Weekly Host of “In Your Neighborhood, with Michelle Sullivan.”
Michelle is a St. Louis native and attended Oakville High School. She mostly enjoys spending time with her family.
You can watch Michelle Anselmo on FOX 2 News at 5, 6 and 9pm and on the News Edge at 10. She also is the anchor and meteorologist on KPLR News 11 at 7pm on Sunday nights.