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For years, you never knew what to expect when you tuned into Fox 2 News in the Morning. Tim Ezell served as the comic relief at Fox 2 for 16 years and loved the opportunity to bring smiles to the people of St. Louis to start their day. Tim left in 2014 to be a full-time pastor, then returned to St. Louis TV with a show called The Thread, which celebrates the amazing people of St. Louis, shining a bright light on all the great things they are doing in our city. The Thread airs Saturday mornings at 8:30 on Fox 2.

Tim is now back on the morning beat, delivering his unique brand of storytelling, in the role that started it all, feature Reporter. Keep your eyes and ears open each and every morning…Tim may be coming to your neighborhood soon!

Tim is originally from Fort Worth, Texas and is a proud graduate of Louisiana State University. He graduated from Covenant Seminary in May 2017 with his Master of Divinity. Tim is blessed with his bride of 20+ years and best friend, Kim. They are proud parents of 3 children: Halle, Lexi, and Andrew.

Recent Articles
  • Tim’s Travels: Tim prepares to climb in the 2020 Fight for Air Climb April 4

    ST. LOUIS –  Lung cancer is the number one cancer killer of both men and women in the U.S. and studies show more than 5,490 people in Missouri will be diagnosed with lung cancer this year. On April 4 The American Lung Association in Missouri`s Fight For Air Climb will race up the tallest building in St. Louis for the 850,000 people Missouri living with lung disease. The Fight For Air Climb raises awareness for lung disease, raises money for […]

  • Tim’s Travels: Take a dip into Creve Coeur Lake for the annual Maryland Heights Polar Plunge

    ST. LOUIS – Thursday was the coldest day of the week, but you don’t have to tell Tim Ezell that. He was live at Creve Coeur Lake with some brave students who took a  ‘polar’ dip into Creve Coeur Lake. The 14th Annual Polar Plunge is hosted by Maryland Heights PD and Hazelwood PD and will take place Saturday, February 29 at Creve Coeur Lake. All proceeds from this year`s event will benefit training and competitions, health screenings, and ongoing […]

  • Tim Ezell: 2020 Mardi Gras parade theme brings celebration to the Blues

    ST. LOUIS – What’s purple, gold, green and floats? The Mardi Gras parade, of course, Tim Ezell is getting you ready for the big event happening this weekend! The 2020 theme for this year’s parade is “The Blues.”  Celebrate over a century of this St. Louis Institution as krewes ride nearly 100 floats that bring the theme to life. The Mayor Mardi Gras Ball on Friday at St Louis City Hall followed by the biggest parade outside the Big Easy Saturday. 

  • Tim’s Travels: Check out Manhattan Antique Marketplace specialty shops

    ST. ANN, Mo. – Shopping made easy! With over 200 different vendors Manhattan Antique Marketplace it’s a great place to find that eclectic gift for someone special. MAM is known as a one-stop shopping destination packed with unique specialty shops. Take look around with Tim Ezell as he proves this antique mall has endless options.

  • Tim’s Travels: What do you know about the U.S. presidents?

    ST. LOUIS –  Presidents’ Day is a public holiday in most US states held on the third Monday of February.  The day honors presidents of the United States, including George Washington, the USA’s first president. Tim Ezell commemorates past presidents by dishing a list of fun and interesting facts about the Presidents of the United States.

  • Tim’s Travels: Ranken Jordan patients hold annual Valentine’s Day ‘Sweet Shoppe’

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. –  Tim Ezell spent his Valentine`s Day Eve at Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital where the patients are running their annual ‘Sweet Shoppe.’ During the Sweet Shoppe hours, the children have a chance to package candy, balloons, and flowers and then sell them at the hospital on Valentine’s Day to visitors and staff. All proceeds are donated right back into children`s programming. For more information visit:

  • Tim’s Travels: Pappy’s Smokehouse introduces Brisket Stuffed Toasted Ravioli

    ST. LOUIS –  How do you celebrate a heart full of love on Valentine’s Day – how about with a toasted ravioli full of brisket? Tim Ezell was out at Pappy’s Smokehouse where they are making it happen! 

  • Tim’s Travels: ‘Sleep in Heavenly Peace’ makes hundreds of beds for bedless children in St. Louis

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. –  Life can be hard for a child who does not have their own bed to sleep in. To make it easier, the Maryland Heights chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace is bringing “sweet dreams” to area children by giving them their very own place to sleep for free. On Tuesday morning, dozens of volunteers gathered at the Arlington United Methodist Church to make 30 beds for bedless children. To date, they have built 70 beds and […]

  • Tim’s Travels: Celebrate your Valentine with bagels from Einstein Bros.

    ST. LOUIS – Einstein Bros. Bagels will celebrate Valentine`s Day with lots of love and dough! This year the bagel chain is offering guests heart-shaped bagels for pre-order via phone or for drop-in purchase on and around Valentine`s Day. Tim Ezell tells us how guests can pre-order heart-shaped bagels by the half-dozen or baker`s dozen of a plain, chocolate chip or cinnamon raisin heart-shaped bagel at participating Einstein Bros. Bagels locations. For more information visit: 

  • Tim’s Travels: Celebrate National Pork Rind Day with ‘A Fine Swine’ restaurant

    NEW BADEN, ILL. –  Thursday, February 6 marks National Pork Rind Day and Tim Ezell is living high on the hog! He chatted with A Fine Swine owner David Stidham on how he makes his meals scratch and his championship smoker trailer.  Stidham competes in BBQ competitions all around the US. For a list of locations and more information visit:

  • Tim’s Travels: Finish off your Valentine’s Day weekend at Cardinals Nation Sunday brunch

    ST. LOUIS – They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but there may be an alternate route through baseball to the heart of Cardinal fans.  Tim Ezell was at Busch Stadium where he has found some great gifts for the redbird fan in your life and Sunday brunch recap. Cardinals Nation will host Valentine’s Day brunch on Sunday, February 16, from 10am – 2pm.  Brunch includes a bottomless Mimosa, Bloody Mary, and Bellini Bar plus […]

  • Tim’s Travels: St. Charles County Park ranger teaches hands-on backpacking classes

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – Tim Ezell was doing his best Dora the Explorer at the Parks Department’s ‘Polar Backpacking Series.’ With more than 4,000 miles of trail under her feet, including the well-known Pacific Crest and Florida trails, St. Charles County Park Ranger Abigail Chambers is more than qualified to teach hiking and backpacking skills. She taught Ezell the dos and don’ts of backpacking. For questions or to register, call the Parks Department at 636-949-7535 or  click here: Session #2: 11 […]

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