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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.


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    EUREKA, MO (STLMoms)- The Brookdale Farms Corn Maze is the largest maze area in St. Louis. Whether you’re looking to set up a class field trip or a family outing, this is the place to be for outdoor fall fun! FOX 2’s Margie Ellisor took a trip to the maze to show us what’s in store. It is open to the public. Their hours are Thursday through Sunday, from 10 am to 6 pm. They will be closed on September […]

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    STLMoms: BOGO glasses at Eye Buy Direct

    (STLMoms)- Do you want to see clearly? If so, here’s a way to save on prescription glasses at EyeBuyDirect. Right now you can buy one pair of prescription glasses that are priced at $14 or more and get the second pair of equal or lesser value for free. You will need a coupon code to get this deal. You can also get fashion glasses without a prescription. Shipping will add $5.95 or is free with a purchase of $99 or […]

  • STLMoms: Magic Tree House exhibit now open at The Magic House

    (STLMoms)- If your children are interested in “climbing the ladder to adventure,” then the latest exhibit to open at The Magic House is just for them. It’s called the Magic Tree House! FOX 2’s Margie Ellisor along with our newest member of the team, Rafer Weigel took a trip to witness the magic. Rafer also brought his son Heathcliff  along for the ride. The Magic Tree House exhibit is based on the best-selling children’s book series written by Mary Pope […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Bargain Outfitters

    (STLMoms)- Get ready for winter without a shiver. Check out this men’s explorer jacket from Bargain Outfitters. Original price was nearly $130, but now you can get it for just $29.99. Shipping is free with a coupon code. The jacket is available in black and olive. It’s made of 100 percent polyester insulation and has a zip off lined hood. Quantities are limited. For additional information visit: bargainoutfitters.com Coupon Code: BH529

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    St. Louis 250 Music Event

    (KTVI) – There’s a special St. Louis 250 music event Friday night.   It’s called, “250 Years of St. Louis Music: American Music at Its Best!” The music extravaganza features Denise Thimes, Peter Martin, Kim Massie, Billy Peek, Alarm Will Sound and more! The show is at the Sheldon Concert Hall on Friday.  Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 through Metrotix.com.

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    Halloween at the Goodwill

    (KTVI)-  Halloween is just around the corner.  Have you gotten your costume or your kids costumes yet?  Well, there’s one place you might want to stop by to get a great deal on costumes and save some money! MERS Goodwill is showing you how to use what you find at their stores to create great costumes and save money at the same time. Pre-made children’s costumes start at $3, while adult costumes start at $6.  Goodwill also offers a variety […]

  • Schools — Enter to win a visit from the Rams Play 60 Bus!

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI) – Schools can register to win a visit from the new St. Louis Rams Play 60 bus and Rampage too! The bus is the first of its kind in the NFL.  It’s interactive, traveling fitness exhibit that delivers fitness activities  to local schools and events throughout the St. Louis metro area. Play 60 is the NFL’s campaign to encourage kids to be active 60 minutes a day in order to help reverse the trend of childhood […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Yugster Tablet

    (STLMoms) – Here’s a way to make learning fun for kids with their own tablet-styled device. Right now at Yugster online, get a multimedia learning device for 80 percent off.  It retails for nearly $50, but you can get it for just $9.97. It has six different play modes for letters, words, spelling, music, numbers and testing.  The quiz mode allow parents test what their child has learned.   It’s for kids 18 months and up. Shipping adds $3.   For more […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Tervis 25% off tumbler deal

    (STLMoms)- If you’re a fan of Tervis, now is a good time to save. Today only get 25 percent off sitewide with a coupon code at Tervis Tumbler online. Think Christmas gifts, for the sports fan in your life with Cardinals, Rams and Blues. They also have frozen with this Anna, Elsa and Olaf. Choose from various size tumblers to water bottles and mugs. Shipping is an additional $6.95 or is free with order over $75. Coupon code 25% off: […]

  • STLMoms: Time outs bad for kids

    (STLMoms) -A recently published article in Time Magazine said that using time outs in your home as a way to discipline your children, may not be a good idea. Pediatrician, Dr. Kathleen Bercherlmannn with St. Louis Children’s Hospital, talked with us Monday morning about the dos and don’ts of time outs. A primary concern of the article in Time Magazine is that a time out leaves a child feeling isolated and distressed and instead parents should focus on building a […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Macy’s 7 Piece Spinner Luggage Set

    (STLMoms)- If you have plans to travel for the holidays and are in need of some luggage, Macy’s has a great deal for you! Check out their 7 Piece Spinner Luggage Set. It retails for $300 but you can get it now for just $128 with a coupon code. The set includes two upright suitcases, carry on, duffel bag, garment bag, tote and utility kit. This sale price ends on Monday. Coupon Code: Fall For additional information visit: macys.com