Born and raised in the St. Louis Metro area, Vic Faust anchors Fox 2 news at 5:00 pm and 9:00 pm. ( Source : Instagram )



Fox 2 news anchor Vic Faust recently made headlines after unleashing a profane off-air attack on a female co-host.

Vic is a University of Missouri graduate, and soon after graduating, he began his broadcasting career as a pre-post game host and color commentator for the Missouri Tiger Radio Network on Learfield Communications.

Faust was born and raised in the St. Louis Metro area and started his television career in 1998. He actively served in both news and sports as an anchor and reporter. He has worked in Missouri, St. Joseph, Mo, Ok, Tulsa, and Detroit throughout his career.

Additionally, Faust has served extensively as a radio host in every field he has worked. The host has recently got exposed in a leaked recording for launching an off-air tirade at a female colleague, Crystal Cooper. Here is more to know about the incident.

Some Quick Facts About Anchor Vic Faust

Quick Facts:

Full NameVic Faust
BirthplaceSt. Louis Metro
NationalityAmerican
EducationAlthoff Catholic, University of Missouri
ProfessionNews personality, journalist
Instagram@victorfaust

Some FAQs

How old is Vic Faust?

News acnhor and reporter Vic is probably in his 40s or 50s, judging by his looks and appearance.

When did Vic Faust joined FOX 2?

Vic joined the network in April 2015. He has served as a news anchor and radio host for over seven years for KTVI FOX 2.

Is Vic Faust married?

The former MU tight end is a married man and has grown-up children.

Vic Faust's Wife -Married Life

News anchor Vis Faust is married to his wife, and the couple has children. He regularly shares loving pictures of himself with his sons and daughter on Instagram.

As indicated by his Instagram post, his son is a senior Chaminade who played as a freshman in MICDS. On May 25, Faust shared a picture with his youngest child, son Graham, as he prepared for high school.

On February 22, 2022, Vic shared a picture of himself with his two sons. He also shared that his youngest son was in his 8th grade at that time. The anchor also has a beautiful daughter named Ava.

Vic Faust pictured with his three kids. His daughter Ava is ready to attend University of Missouri.
Vic Faust pictured with his three kids. His daughter Ava is ready to attend University of Missouri. ( Source : instagram )

On May 29, 2021, Faust shared loving pictures of him and his sons attending Ava's graduation day. He also indicated that his daughter would be attending the University of Missouri. He also accompanied his daughter to her prom in May 2021.

Faust is incredibly close to his children and frequently updates his kid's achievements on his Instagram account, which goes by the verified username @victorfaust. With 489 posts, the news anchor enjoys a fan base of over 3.2k followers.

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Vic Faust Off-Air Tirade At Co-Host Crystal Cooper

Fox 2 news anchor Vic Faust released an off-air tirade attack on a female colleague, Crystal Cooper. He has been exposed in a leaked recording for unleashing an offensive attack on a co-host.

The incident occurred last week while hosting a radio show. Vic was recorded during a commercial break leading to a profanity-ridden diatribe against a Cooper. He repeatedly called her "stupid," "nasty," and "fat."

Anchor Vic Faust and Mandy Murphey anchoring STL Cardinals opening day coverage from Ballpark Village St. Louis.
Anchor Vic Faust and Mandy Murphey anchoring STL Cardinals opening day coverage from Ballpark Village St. Louis. ( Source : instagram )

The action came after the co-host poked fun at his computer knowledge on the KFNS morning show The Edge. He used profanity at least forty times in around a four-minute rant that berated co-host, Cooper.

Off air, Vic accused Crystal of being a know-it-all. At different points during the off-air verbal beatdown, the anchor used offensive words to his co-host. At one point, he even told Crystal not to return to work.

In response, Crystal claimed he couldn't demand as he was not her boss. The co-host's Facebook page revealed she left the station on September 12, when she and Vic had a verbal beatdown.

Vic Faust Calls Crystal Cooper Over Her Weight, His Family And School

Vic Faust launched an off-air tirade of offensive words, language, and personal insults directed at a co-host, Crystal Cooper.

Former Missouri tight end remarked on Cooper's weight and parenting skills in a roughly four-minute rant. The meltdown occurred last week. A recording of the heated verbal exchange was leaked to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Vic Faust with Kyle Lowder. The actor joined joined for some radio on 100.7 The Viper to promote his new movie “The Ravine.”
Vic Faust with Kyle Lowder. The actor joined joined for some radio on 100.7 The Viper to promote his new movie “The Ravine.” ( Source : instagram )

The heated exchange unfolded toward the end of the morning show "The Edge" that Vic co-hosts on 100.7 The Viper. The outburst seems to have begun after the closing minutes of the show.

Faust's off-air heated conversation with Cooper was digitally recorded and sent to the Post Dispatch on Friday. On Monday, the anchor confirmed that the confrontation took place.

Vic has served as the main news anchor at KTVI, the local Fox affiliate, since 2015. He co-hosts the 5 p.m. and 0 p.m. weekday shifts with reporters Mandy Murphey and Jasmine Huda. 

Vic was born and raised by his family in the St. Louis Metro area and attended Althoff Catholic in Belleville. 

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