Elliott Davis Biography, Education, Career, Fox 2 News, and Awards.

Elliott Davis Biography

Elliott Davis is an American investigative reporter for FOX 2 News. Davis has distinguished himself as the investigative reporter for FOX 2’s “You Paid For It”, KTVI’s popular ongoing investigations into government waste in our area. 

Elliott Davis Education

A local St. Louisan, Elliott went to Vashon High School and got a Bachelor’s certificate in political theory from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

Elliott Davis Career

Elliott Davis has separated himself as the insightful journalist for FOX 2’s “You Paid For It”, KTVI’s prominent continuous examinations concerning government squander in our general vicinity. Elliott has addressed authorities from civic chairmen to governors in a scan for answers. Davis additionally co-grapples evening broadcasts on FOX 2 News on Friday and Saturday.

Elliott Davis’ various vocation way driven him to FOX 2 in May 1980, when he joined FOX 2 News as an end of the week essayist/supervisor. Before joining FOX 2 News, Elliott worked in promoting for the Suburban Journal papers. You can also see Elliot on the weekends. He is a regular anchor of the nightly news.

Elliott Davis

Elliott’s “You Paid For It Series” has made him a victor of the longshot in our general vicinity and his hard-hitting examinations have made him a lightning bar of debate in the St. Louis zone’s political and bureaucratic field. Here are a few consequences of his examinations:

*Led Missouri Department of Education to dissolve Wellston School District in St. Louis County and terminate the school board and superintendent.

*Led Illinois education department to dissolve Venice School District and fire the school board.

*Led HUD to $7 million government takeover and renovation of troubled St. Charles Public Housing Complex.

*Led to massive St. Louis city government plan to tear down unsafe buildings.

*Led Missouri attorney general to file civil and criminal cases against tow company operator with contracts to tow cars for north county police departments.

*Led to ouster of St. Louis County mayor amid allegations of misspending.

*Helped get the Missouri governor and legislature to overhaul vehicle emissions testing program.


Elliott’s diligent work and pledge to greatness in communicating were perceived in 2002 with an Emmy Award for the best insightful report, and the St. Louis Black Journalism grants for best TV arrangement in 2001, 2002, and 2003. Elliott has gotten various selections for Emmy Awards. He is a past champ of the Illinois Broadcaster’s Award and is a past beneficiary of the National Black Journalist grant for best TV arrangement.

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