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Margie Ellisor co-anchors FOX 2 News in the Morning at 5am-9am. Margie joined FOX 2 News in June of 1999 as a general assignment reporter. Margie has also had quite a stint in radio, co-hosting with Smash on KSD-FM, anchoring the news on Z-107-7 and then as a newcaster and castmember on the nationally syndicated Steve and DC Radio Show.

Before starting at FOX 2, Margie worked as a morning anchor and reporter for KMOV-TV. Before making the move to St. Louis she worked for KRCG-TV in Jefferson City, Missouri as a weekday anchor/reporter. She's been recognized for numerous honors.

Margie won Outstanding News Series Awards from the Missouri Broadcaster's Association, and first place for spot news coverage from the Kansas City Press Club. Margie has also received two Emmy Awards for community service and news series work.

Margie spends a lot of her spare time with charities. Her main focus is helping children born with disabilities. She has served on the Board of Directors and the Communications Committee for the March of Dimes. She is also active with the the Children's Miracle Network and St. Louis Learning Disabilities.

Margie graduated from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota with a double major. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Broadcast Television and a Bachelor's Degree in Speech Communication.

Margie grew up in Minnesota, but now considers St. Louis home. She says, "I love the city and all that it has to offer. I have been so fortunate in my time here to meet and work with incredibly talented people. I feel very blessed to work in the field of broadcasting and hope to make a difference in people's lives.

Recent Articles
  • STLMoms: Verde Kids, eco-friendly shopping

    WEBSTER GROVES, MO (STLMoms) – Verde Kids is a great place to shop for baby showers or birthday gifts and it’s eco-friendly. Jessica Kester is the owner, and she explains more on her store in Webster Groves. Visit: verdestl.com Verde Kids 27 South Old Orchard Avenue Webster Groves, MO 63119 Call: 314-962-KIDS (5437)

  • STLMoms: Establishing healthy routines before the school year begins

    (STLMoms) – We are just a few weeks away from school starting back up for many students and now is the time to start resetting your child’s bedtime. Pediatrician Dr. Peter Putnam with Esse Health talks about how to start a healthy routine before the school year begins. Establish a healthy pattern • Set a reasonable bed time AND wake time for your child to get enough sleep during the school year School age children and preteens 10-12 hours/night. Teens […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: 6PM.COM summer sandal clearance

    (STLMoms) – It’s a summer sandal sale going on right now at 6PM.com.  You can find select styles for $29.99 or less.  Shop brand names like Kenneth Cole Unlisted, Guess, Tommy Hilfiger, Carolos Santana and more! Plus your shipping is free. For more information visit: 6PM.com

  • STL Moms: AmberSky offers support to families, photographers and artists

    (KTVI)- After giving birth to her son, Jaime Lueders, wanted to get involved with the community. AmberSky was opened about 8 months ago to serve as an educational resource center that supports families, photographers, and local artists. They have a 900 sq foot studio room which is used for photography, videography, and a variety of educational classes for Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, 4-H, and local schools and colleges. When the studio is not being used for photography sessions, it holds […]

  • STLMoms: Taming your high school senior

    (STLMoms) – Is it possible to tame your high school senior?  In this segment of STLMoms, Behavioral Pediatrician Dr. Tim Jordan gives some advice on setting ground rules and explains ways to stay connected during their stressful senior year. Dr. Tim Jordan / Children & Families, Inc. 300 Chesterfield Center, Suite 255 Chesterfield, MO 63017 Office: 636-530-1883 Fax: 636-530-0039 For additional information visit: drtimjordan.com

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    Margie’s Money Saver: $12 diaper tote bag

    (STLMoms) – Are you a mom-to-be or know of someone who’s expecting?  Here is a great deal on a baby diaper tote bag.  Right now at Shark Stores, you can buy this functional and fun diaper bag for just $12.  That’s a saving of 78-percent, down from nearly $55. It is available in pink or purple. Plus shipping is free. For more information on this tote bag visit: Sharkstores.com

  • Olde Town Spice Shoppe: S’mores Dip

    (KTVI) – Who says you need a hot campfire for the delicious taste of s’mores? Make this delicious dip that has all of the same elements- minus the hot fire. Adults and kids both love this favorite dessert! Ingredients: 1 bag of semi-sweet chocolate morsels (2 cups) 1 tbl butter 1/2 bag of mini marshmallows (5 oz) 1 box of graham crackers, broken along the perforations in to small oblong pieces Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Place the butter […]

  • St. Louis Zoo to celebrate National Zookeeper Week, July 20-26th

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The  St. Louis Zoo is one of the jewels of this city, and without the hard work and dedication of over 100 zookeepers, it  would not be as spectacular. This week is National Zookeeper Week and Senior Zookeeper Erin Tully stops by to tells us about a typical day in the field. She also shares how they plan to celebrate all week long. Animal enrichment schedule provided by Saint Louis Zoo: Thursday, July 24th 9 […]

  • Digital Bookmobile National Tour stops in St. Louis

    (KTVI) – Do you remember when the Bookmobile visited your school? Now it has joined the 21st century and turned high-tech. Katie Yap joins us to talk about the Digital Bookmobile National Tour visiting St. Louis and how you can download books and movies for free. For additional information visit: digitalbookmobile.com or slcl.org Join in! Digital Bookmobile National Tour Monday, July 21st 9am -12pm St. Louis County Library Headquarters 1640 South Lindbergh Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63131 or Tuesday, July 22nd […]

  • STLMoms: Smart Kids Inc. free tutoring program

    (STLMoms) – Does your child need a little extra help on schoolwork for the upcoming school year?  If it has been years since your last lesson in language and/ or math, then Renada Chandler from Smart Kids Inc. can help. Renada joins us to talk about their free program that provides free one-on-one tutoring with a high school or college student. She also provides us with an overview of the selection process, course offerings, sessions and more. For additional information […]

  • Protecting yourself from poisonous snakes

    Matt Ormsby – Missouri Department of Conservation (KTVI) –  This month a St. Charles man was killed after being bitten by a copperhead snake, and many people might be concerned because they might not even know if a snake they see is harmless or poisonous. Matt Ormsby from The Missouri Department of Conservation talks about the differences and how you can protect yourself. For more information visit: mdc.mo.gov    

  • STLMoms: Honey Kids Kitchen

    (KTVI) – Honey Kids Kitchen is heating up at Chesterfield Mall.  Owner Faronda Davis and Carleigh Nichols talk about their fun and educational classes that are designed to teach kids the basics of cooking and advanced techniques. In addition to cooking classes, Honey Kids Kitchen provides private birthday parties and even a boutique shopping experience for kitchen gadgets, fashion and more. For more information visit: honeykidskitchen.com