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Carol Daniel

carol daniel1 Carol DanielCarol A. Daniel is first and foremost a mother and wife. She and her husband Patrick are celebrating 17 years of marriage. And they are the proud and exhausted parents of two sons.

Carol began her career at the “Voice of St. Louis” in 1995 as an anchor, reporter and talk show host. She was hired when the program director was driving to Memphis with his family, heard Carol on the air at a radio station in Cape Girardeau, MO. Two weeks later, she moved to St. Louis and was working at KMOX.

Carol is also co-host of the Emmy award-winning lifestyle television show on KMOV-TV, “Great Day St. Louis”. She was hired when the show first launched in 2008.

“After nearly three decades in radio, I had no idea what I was doing at first but it was a dream of mine and truly dreams do come true with hardwork and the right lipstick and foundation!”

The 30-year veteran of broadcasting brings a wealth of experience to KMOV and KMOX. She was once a campaign organizer, a recruiter for the U.S. Census Bureau, and even worked as a substitute teacher! Carol is a gifted motivational speaker who believes in the biblical verse, “To whom much is given, much is required.”

She also is an award winning columnist, having spent nearly ten years as a columnist. She has been honored twice with a National Newspaper Association award for her column, “Carol’s Journal” which ran for nearly ten years in the St. Louis American Newspaper. And her monthly magazine column, “Balancing Act” about life as a working mother, ran for several years in the Suburban Journals publication, “Savvy Family”.

She is currently at work on her first book, “All I Ever Wanted: Relationships, Marriage, Family.” A children’s book will soon follow. Carol has also been honored for her work by the National Newspaper Association, St. Louis Association of Black Journalists, The Missouri Broadcasters Association, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, the Monsanto YWCA and she is a member of the YWCA Women’s Leader Class of 2005. She also received the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. State Celebration Commission’s Distinguished Local Media award.

Carol is a member of New Life in Christ Interdenominational Church in O’Fallon, Illinois where she along with her husband, serve and teach in the couple’s ministry, “Journey to Oneness” or “J2O”. They have two sons, 16 year old Patrick Daniel Jr. who is the family’s live-in computer repairman and 12 year old Marcus Isiah Daniel who loves to cook, whistle and any activity where he can throw, catch, run or dance.

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FIVE QUESTIONS WITH CAROL:

What is your favorite St. Louis activity?
Giving parties at our house, fireworks, church, St. Louis independent restaurants Scape and Sweetie Pies, and going to the movies

What would you do if you weren’t in radio?
I would be a teacher, jewelry designer, perfume creator, model, best selling author, saxophone player or a stay at gome mom with a husband from old money… Did you ask for one dream?

Do you have any pets?
Now now but I’ve had two cats before and we are considering a dog for our 12 year old son

Share one random fact.
I lived in Germany as a child. I hate peas and lima beans. I am 5’4″.

If you could live anywhere else in the country, where would it be?
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

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