Shirley Washington is an Emmy award-winning journalist. She joined KTVI in April of 2007 as an anchor/reporter for Fox 2 News. Shirley co-anchors the weeknight editions of Fox 2 News at 6pm and 10pm.
She also reports and is co-creator and former host of the Pulse of St. Louis, a public affairs program that focuses on important issues in the St. Louis region.
Shirley a native St. Louisian, graduated from Roosevelt High School and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism.
Shirley is an Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist, having excelled as an anchor/reporter at several television stations across the country, including KDFW-TV, FOX 4 in Dallas, Texas, WAGA- TV in Atlanta, Georgia and WTVF-TV in Nashville, Tennessee.
Shirley is also a published author. Her book “The Motherhood Club: Help, Hope and Inspiration from New Mothers for New Mothers” helps new mothers learn about various emotional, physical and psychological effects of mothering. The Motherhood Club was included in Sally Jessy Raphael’s book club, The Red Eyeglass Series.
Shirley is married and lives with her family in St. Louis. She enjoys reading, writing, traveling and spending time with her family.