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.

Recent Articles
  • Wood River Man Charged in 5-Month-Old Son’s Beating

    EDWARDSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – A Wood River man accused of beating his son when he was only 5 months old is now behind bars.  According to the Associated Press, Alexander Brooks, 19, is jailed on a $250,000 bond.  Authorities say the child’s mother brought the baby to a St. Louis hospital for an exam last year.  That’s when the investigation began. Prosecutors say investigators determined Brooks had shaken and squeezed the child.  The child is now 10 months old. Investigators […]

  • CID Students Prepare for Graduation

    Last week was spirit week at the Central Institute for the Deaf. Friday was Sports Day, which explains the shirts, and also Field Day.  It was indeed a sunny day! On Monday, May 21, 2012 eight children will graduate from CID ready to listen, talk, read and succeed alongside hearing children in their local schools. Congratulations!

  • Rev. Rice, Several Homeless People Arrested In Tent City

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)–  Reverend Larry Rice and several homeless people have been arrested and taken away from a new encampment in handcuffs. The new encampment was put up Wednesday morning near a south St. Louis neighborhood not far from the Missouri Botanical Garden. Just a few hours before, the piece of land along Vandeventer was full of tents and homeless people from Larry Rice’s shelter. It’s all gone now. City building inspectors condemned this vacant lot around 5:30 p.m. […]

  • Missing Mississippi River Swimmer Found By Tug Boat

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – An alert tug boat operator pulled a man out of the cold quick current of the Mississippi River Tuesday night. Witnesses saw the man get into the water on the south end of Lenore K. Sullivan and quickly get pushed out into the middle of the river. Two witnesses shared their cell phone video with us. You can see the man walks along the edge of the water and then walks in. In a matter […]

  • Metro East Police Searching For Suspected Arsonist

    FREEBURG, IL (KTVI)– An arsonist may be to blame for a series of suspicious fires in St. Clair County. Six fires have been set since the end of April. Investigators say three of them happened on the same day; each was set in a shed or barn. The Freeburg City Township’s shed was also destroyed. So far no one has been injured. Crimestoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to a conviction.

  • Dashcam Video Leads To Federal Lawsuit In Collinsville

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI)– The city of Collinsville and a police officer are slapped with a federal lawsuit after a traffic stop on Interstate 70. The plaintiff’s say a Collinsville officer unlawfully searched their car. Their attorney says they have the dash camera video to proves it. The lawsuit centers around two Ohio men visiting the Star Trek convention at the St. Louis Science Center in December. On their way out of town the men were pulled over allegedly for swerving. […]

  • Residents Attend Public Forum On Chesterfield Outlet Mall

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI)– The battle of Chesterfield outlet malls played out in the pubic Monday night. The Chesterfield city council is giving the public a chance to weigh in on the two development proposals. There are two outlet malls on the table. One has already broken ground. The other “Simon Premium outlets” wants to establish a community improvement district. The CID is a financing tool for the developer to use. It is not a TIF, instead this would impose an […]

  • City Of Ellisville Passes Plan To Build Walmart

    ELLISVILLE, MO (KTVI) -The city of Ellisville moves ahead with a controversial plan to build a Super Walmart using tax incentives. The vote comes after a two hour contentious meeting filled with opponents of the plan. At least 200 Ellisville residents packed the gymnasium at Ellisville Elementary School. At least 50 speakers expressed opposition to the tax incentive plan for Walmart, while more than a dozen said they were in favor. In the end, the newly elected mayor and council […]

  • Lindenwood Students Allegedly Bullied By Religious Group

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI)– Controversy on the campus of Lindenwood University after students allege they’ve been bullied by members of a religious student group. Reporters at Lindenwood’s school paper ‘The Legacy’ have published three articles where students allege intimidation and harassment from a group called “a cross between”. ACB is a campus ministry program with ties to churches in Alton and Wentzville. Student journalists say more than a hundred sources came forward with similar stories about ACB. On Wednesday, the […]

  • Frost Could Spell Trouble For Spring Plants

    (KTVI)– So are spring plants in for a pounding now that colder air is on the way? At Urban Roots Garden, owners aren’t concerned about a quick dip into the upper 30’s. They are leaving their potted plants and hanging baskets outside for the night that may chance if we see several consecutive cold nights. Just when St. Louis was getting into the swing of spring, short sleeves and flip flops have been replaced with winter coats and sweatshirts. A […]

  • Ellisville City Council Pushes Back Walmart Vote Again

    ELLISVILLE, MO (KTVI)– The city of Ellisville delays a controversial vote for the second time in less than a month. Walmart wants to build a supercenter on Manchester Road with tax incentives but the plan has faced vocal opposition. The Ellisville City Council pushed the vote back another two weeks for April 18th because that’s when the new mayor, elected last night, will be sworn into office. This is the second time since mid March the vote was delayed. The […]

  • Flip Flop Bandit in Custody

    LEBANON, IL (KTVI) – Police in Lebanon, IL say a woman who robbed a bank Monday afternoon is now in custody.  Authorities say Carla R. Walker robbed the First Federal Savings Bank on South Madison. Walker allegedly handed the teller a note and displayed a handgun. She was wearing a track suit and flip flops at the time of the robbery. No one was injured. Police said it didn`t take long for residents in Lebanon to recognize the suspect. Police […]

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