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Monica Adams was a News Director in radio for WIL, KDHR/KHAD and KJCF/KTJJ for twelve years. She hosted a health and fitness show on KMOX radio in St. Louis for eight years. While in radio, Monica also served as an Assistant Sports Director, covering the St Louis Blues, Cardinals and Rams. Additionally, Monica was part of a CMA award-winning morning team for WIL country radio, for eight years. She then transitioned to television in 2005, working for FOX affiliate KTVI, and holding roles in traffic, entertainment, fitness and health, and reporting. Monica most recently served as the Morning Anchor on KSDK television, the NBC affiliate in St. Louis. During her time there, she created two successful series, one known as "Monica's Motivational Moments" and "Monica In The Metro", producing, writing and editing pieces covering all aspects of wellness both during and after the pandemic. She also started her own entertainment pieces, which have aired from 2000-2022, where she showcases current movies at the box office, highlighting A-list actors.
Monica has written extensively for Travelhost and Streetscape Magazine, covering many lifestyle pieces and showcasing many facets of St. Louis and it's history. She is a proficient host, reporter, writer, producer, and anchor, and has also shot and edited many of her own pieces.
Monica is generous and extremely charitably minded; working with multiple non-profit organizations, she has served as a brand spokesperson, motivational speaker, emcee, and auctioneer for almost 30 years.
Monica Adams has been honored with multiple awards, including the Missouri Broadcaster's A.I.R. awards, and has been part of Emmy collaboration wins numerous times, for both FOX and NBC.
Outside of broadcasting, Monica is a personal transformation specialist, having studied Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy, and holding multiple certifications as a Personal Trainer and Wellness Specialist. Monica has been a personal trainer for 24 years, designing programs for several corporations, while also holding private events where she teaches her own Transformation Journey Program. She has worked as Director of Wellness for Essence, Esse Healthcare and Innovare Healthcare, designing programs for seniors and specially designing programs for an orthopedic surgeon, serving as his main rehab trainer.
Monica has a passion for style and design, and enjoys serving as a design and wardrobe consultant, specializing in men's fashion. She worked with Bachrach Menswear for seven years and is now with Bespoke in Clayton, Missouri. She also works as a stylist and consultant for women, with Claire Flowers.
Personally, Monica is married to a Lt. with the St Louis County police and is a big supporter of all of the First Responders. She and her husband have three dogs they have rescued, they love to travel, have a deep appreciation for the arts, are big foodies, and love to give back to the community, together. Monica has most recently taken up piano lessons and looks forward to pursuing music in the coming years.