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Molly Rose is excited to be back home in St. Louis after spending three years as a reporter in Kansas City. Before that, she worked as a reporter and anchor in Charlottesville, Virginia. She is a proud graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism (Go Tigers!) and loves her St. Louis Cardinals.

It’s been a lifelong dream for Molly to work as a journalist in St. Louis. She started her journalism career more than a decade ago when she served as editor-in-chief for her high school newspaper. Molly lived in Dellwood until second grade and attended Griffith Elementary School. She grew up just across the river in Edwardsville and graduated from Edwardsville High School. You can catch Molly’s traffic and news reports on FOX 2 news in the evenings.

One of Molly’s favorite places in St. Louis is Forest Park. She and her husband were recently married at The Jewel Box. Molly is a huge animal lover and spends a lot of time outside with her 7-year-old black lab rescue dog Avery.

Molly appreciates that journalism allows her to investigate wrongdoings. She is the recipient of a 2014 National Edward R. Murrow Award for one of her investigations revealing an incident in which the University of Virginia Hospital mistakenly sent a family home with their deceased loved one’s amputated body parts. She has also been recognized by the Virginia Associated Press for her work.

Do you have something you want Molly to investigate? What about a feel-good story you want to share? She would love for you to connect with her on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. You can also email her at molly.rose@tvstl.com. ​


Recent Articles
  • Investigators believe recent Metro East armed robberies are connected

    FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. – Police think a man who robbed a Dollar General store on Highway 159 is the same man who robbed a Caseyville convenience store less than two weeks ago. Police released surveillance video showing the robbery from last Thursday at the Dollar General. The suspect had an AK-47 rifle and could be seen wearing a hoodie and a face mask. A store employee said a child was just feet away when the robbery happened and said the […]

  • Teen steals SUV with three children still in vehicle, later crashes

    ST. ANN, Mo. – A mother has been reunited with her children after her SUV was stolen Friday afternoon with the kids still in the vehicle. According to St. Ann Police Chief Aaron Jiminez, a real estate agent got out of her SUV to check a property. A teen jumped in the driver’s seat and drove off. The children in the SUV were all under the age of 3, including an infant. A short time later, a St. Ann police officer […]

  • Final season of ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ premieres Friday on CW

    ST. LOUIS – For three seasons viewers have laughed, sang along, and cringed while watching ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ on KPLR 11 the CW. Now, its final season is upon us. KPLR-11’s Molly Rose went to West Hollywood to sit down with Rachel Bloom to get a preview of the upcoming season. Bloom, who plays Rebecca Bunch on the show, said this season the dark comedy will come to an end. When asked what viewers can expect for the last season, Bloom […]

  • New show ‘All-American’ inspired by true story

    ST. LOUIS – It’s the story of a talented high school football player navigating two worlds: the south Los Angeles neighborhood he grew up in; the other, Beverly Hills. The drama that’s inspired by a true story is now on KPLR 11. “All American” takes us on a journey alongside a rising high school football player who leaves behind the place he’s always called home in hopes of something bigger. It’s inspired by the life of NFL player Spencer Paysinger.

  • Ferguson-Florissant school district approves redistricting plan

    HAZELWOOD, MO – Changes are on the way to the Ferguson-Florissant school district. On Wednesday night the school board voted on a new redistricting plan. After much discussion and disagreement, the board decided on option number two, which means McCluer and McCluer North will continue as traditional high schools and McCluer South-Berkeley will become a STEAM-based high school, meaning it will have a curriculum focusing on fields such as science, technology, and arts. At one point some board members wanted […]

  • St. Louis Area Food Bank to benefit from China tariffs

    BRIDGETON, MO – The “trade war” between the U.S. and China is having a positive impact on food banks in St. Louis and across the country.  Tariffs put in place by the Trump administration means there is less U.S. food going overseas. The St. Louis Area Food Bank said they are expecting a surplus of food around January.  Staff said extra milk, corn, pork, apples, and potatoes are on the way just to name a few. Staff said the USDA has […]

  • ‘HOME WORKS!’ program aims to improve student-parent engagement in education

    ST. LOUIS – Dozens of teachers, parents, and students met at STIX Early Childhood Center Monday night for a dinner and to learn about the “Home Works!Teacher Home Visit Program.” The program is currently in 29 schools in Missouri. It trains, supports and helps pay teachers to visit with parents and students at their home. The goal is to help out with homework, disciplinary issues and to get students more engaged in learning.  Staff with the program said students who received […]

  • Miss Gay America pageant makes St. Louis its new home

    ST LOUIS, Mo. – It’s a busy weekend in downtown St. Louis for the Miss Gay America 2019 pageant. Forty-three contestants have traveled in from around the country to compete. People came out to Hamburger Mary’s Friday night to watch the previous year’s winners perform. Saturday night they’ll need a bigger space so the event will take place at Americas’s Center. Pageant organizers said after years of the pageant moving from city to city it’s new permanent home will be […]

  • Blues say goodbye to paper tickets, introduce mobile ticketing

    ST. LOUIS – If you plan on going to a St. Louis Blues game this season, you’ll need to have a smartphone or at least an e-mail address. Tickets to the game are now completely mobile. Staff said you can purchase tickets through the NHL app and pull them up on your phone. For directions on how to use the app, click here. Staff assisted thousands of fans Thursday night as they walked into the Enterprise Center for the home opener. […]

  • St. Louisans give a thumbs up for Lady Gaga in ‘A Star is Born’

    DES PERES, MO – The new movie starring Lady Gaga, and Bradley Cooper is creating a big buzz. Wednesday night a preview screening was held at a Des Peres movie theatre. Fox 2’s Molly Rose was there to get reaction from moviegoers. It`s no surprise we found a lot of Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga fans there tonight. A group of ladies who saw the movie said they attended Lady Gaga concert here in St. Louis and were excited to […]

  • Good Samaritan pulls grandmother from burning car

    FLORISSANT, MO – Firefighters with the Florissant Valley Fire Department said a man helped save a woman from a burning car. The head-on collision happened Wednesday, September 26 near the intersection of Dunn and Santa Cruz.   Aaron Jacobs told Fox 2 he heard the collision from his nearby home and ran out to help. He said the woman was trapped in her car and he was able to pull her out and move her to safety before EMS arrived […]

  • 3-year construction project begins on I-44 in Fenton

    FENTON, Mo.  – Monday night crews with MoDOT closed the right-hand lane on I-44 between the areas of 270 and Bowles. The lane will remain closed for the next three years for the construction project. Photos of the I-44 at I-270 bridges over the Meramec River show areas that have cracks, are rusted and are crumbling. MoDOT said the project will include replacing bridges and also improving ramps. It will replace both the westbound and eastbound I-44 bridges in Fenton that […]