Larry Conners came to KMOV Channel 4 in December 1986 as Co-Anchor of “News 4 St. Louis” at 5 and 10 p.m. on weekdays, joined by Vickie Newton. Conners came to the St. Louis area from Houston, Texas, where he was an Anchor and Investigative Reporter for KTRK-TV. Prior to this, Conners was with KVII-TV in Amarillo, Texas, and KIXZ Radio in Amarillo.
Since moving to St. Louis in 1975, Conners has won numerous awards and honors for his work both in the community and in local broadcasting. Conners has also received five prestigious Emmy awards for exceptional news coverage, including two Emmys as host of “The Flood of ’93,” a KMOV-TV documentary. Conners earned his first Emmy award in 1985 for “Best Spot News Story” for his “DC-3 Plane Crash” feature. A graduate of West Texas State University, Conners serves as Honorary Chairperson of KMOV’s annual “Kids Caring 4 Kids” toy and food drive, which benefits children served by the Homeless Resource Bank.