Vic Faust anchors Fox 2 news at 5pm. He was born and raised in the St. Louis Metro area and attended Althoff Catholic in Belleville. Faust is a graduate from the University of Missouri where he attended on a football scholarship.

After graduating, Faust started his broadcasting career as color-commentator and pre-post game host for the Missouri Tiger Radio Network on Learfield Communications. His TV career started in 1998. Vic has worked in both sports and news as a reporter and anchor. He has worked in St. Joseph, Missouri, Columbia, Mo, Tulsa, Ok, and Detroit, Mi where he was for 11 years. He has also done extensive work as a radio host in every market he has worked in.

Want to send me a news tip? E-mail: vic.faust@tvstl.com


Recent Articles
  • Excitement on the eve of the Bommarito 500

    MADISON, Ill. – Race weekend is here for the Bommarito Automotive Group 500! Qualifying for three races took place Friday. The IndyCar Series race, the Bommarito 500, will take place Saturday at 7 p.m. Gates open to the World Wide Technology Raceway at 10 a.m. Saturday. The Rumble before the Roar pre-race party is from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. In just three years, the Bommarito 500 has become IndyCar’s third most-attended race in the series. A sellout crowd of […]

  • Memorial plaque honoring boy killed 7 years ago to be installed at Kirkwood field

    KIRKWOOD, Mo. – This Sunday, a football field in Kirkwood will be memorialized for one of two kids shot to death by their mother over 7 years ago. Mitchell Murch would have just started his senior year of high school. But he’ll now forever be memorialized at Memorial Field in Kirkwood where he played football. “To have Mitchell memorialized on this plaque – wow. Great to see him there. It’s difficult…but I’m speechless,” said Mitch Murch, Mitchell’s father. On July […]

  • Excitement building as Bommarito 500 is expected to sellout this weekend

    MADISON, Ill. – The family-friendly Bommarito Automotive Group 500 is expected to be a sellout. The Bommarito 500 has become one of IndyCar’s most attended races in just three short years. It has quickly gained the reputation of being one of IndyCar’s favorite stops, with the track, unique design, energy from fans, and party atmosphere. “This race and the way we promote it, it’s elevating the IndyCar brand. And when you can position the Bommarito brand and World Wide Technology […]

  • Major League Soccer announces that St. Louis is getting the new team

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The wait is over! The next Major League Soccer expansion franchise is coming to St. Louis. MLS Commissioner Don Garber, St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, St. Louis Board of Alderman President Lewis Reed, and Carolyn Kindle-Betz, head of the #MLS4TheLou ownership group, made the announcement Tuesday morning at the Palladium Saint Louis. The name for the team has not yet been announced but St. Louis will have the 28th team in the league. There are plans for […]

  • Diversity, inclusion program visits St. Louis businesses to discuss unconscious biases

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Edward Jones employees stood in line at their west St. Louis County headquarters on a hot and humid day to participate in the Check Your Blind Spots unconscious bias tour. “Diversity is something you can count and inclusion is something you can feel. If you can’t feel it, it doesn’t count,” said Emily Pitts, principal of inclusion and diversity at Edward Jones. “So at Edward Jones, we want to make sure we’re growing a diverse […]

  • Thousands of Jehovah’s Witnesses flock downtown for international convention

    ST. LOUIS – Approximately 32,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses are in St. Louis weekend. Every five years this group holds what they call one of its international meetings. “We chose St. Louis because St. Louis really wanted us,” said Robert Hendriks, US spokesman for the Jehovah’s Witnesses. “It was a good partnership.” About 25,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses are from Missouri and Illinois. About 5,000 more are delegates from other countries, being shown around taken care of by local brothers and sisters. “This is […]

  • Addressing school safety concerns in the Ferguson-Florissant School District

    HAZELWOOD, Mo. – It’s back to school time for most districts. The Ferguson-Florissant School District on Wednesday announced a new comprehensive safety and security plan that includes students using see-through backpacks. The school district found three guns at district schools last year. With that in mind and with recent shooting events around the country, the district decided to be proactive. The district announced the “Let’s Be Clear, No Weapons in Our Schools” safety campaign. As part of the initiative, students […]

  • Bommarito Automotive Group 500 in town next weekend as IndyCar grows in popularity

    MADISON, Ill. – The Bommarito Automotive Group 500 rolls into World Wide Technology Raceway next weekend. The IndyCar Series is growing quickly in popularity and the race team owners are a reason why. “It’s a quick business. It’s one of the most dynamic environments and dynamic businesses really that you could ever own or be a part of,” said James “Sulli” Sullivan, part-owner of Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan. “It’s unlike anything I’ve owned or experienced.” Race teams spend millions […]

  • Two 16-year-olds die in accident in Lincoln County

    TROY, Mo. – Two teenagers were killed and a third injured in an accident late Sunday night in Troy. A spokesman for the Missouri State Highway Patrol said the accident occurred around 10:40 p.m. when a 2007 Ford Fusion went off Highway 47 and struck a tree. Five boys were in the vehicle. Sixteen-year-olds Mario Montalvo and Brayden Hood were killed in the crash. They were supposed to start their junior years at Troy-Buchanan High School on Tuesday. “They were […]

  • Michael Brown’s father seeks new investigation into killing

    CLAYTON, Mo. – On the fifth anniversary of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, his father is urging the top St. Louis County prosecutor to reopen an investigation into the white police officer who fatally shot the black and unarmed 18-year-old. Michael Brown Sr. spoke Friday outside the St. Louis County Justice Center. Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell, St. Louis County’s first black prosecutor, took office in January after his stunning defeat of seven-term incumbent Bob McCulloch. McCulloch drew criticism for his […]

  • Fox 2 gets a behind the scene look at how Indy Car transporters also serve as race shop and mobile office

    TEXAS – We’re just under three weeks away from the Bommarito Automotive Group 500! As race teams pull into World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, they’ll be doing so in their team haulers. These NTT IndyCar Series transporters or haulers serve as a team’s race shop or mobile office. They are vital to the at-track activity of every race team. “If you look around, you can see we carry everything we need – gears and bolts,” said Ricardo Nault, […]

  • President Trump addresses divided nation after weekend of mass shootings

    ST. LOUIS – “We must do a better job of identifying that danger and early warning signs,” President Donald Trump said Monday after 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. The president has called for reforms on mental health and gun laws. “I am directing the Department of Justice to work in partnership with local, state, and federal agencies, as well as social media companies to develop tools that can detect mass shooters before […]

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