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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: Boo at The Zoo Nights

    (STLMoms)- Do you want to explore the Zoo after dark during the special Halloween evenings? If so, Boo at the Zoo Nights is just for you! Margie Ellisor joined us live from the Saint Louis Zoo with more. This non-scary, kid-friendly Halloween experience is filled with laughs and adventure. Children are encouraged to wear costumes. Kids ages 12 and under will receive a treat bag upon exiting. Note: This is not a trick-or-treating experience. Haunted Hollow with creepy caverns and […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Shutterfly 40% off everything

    (STLMoms)- Have you been putting off printing pictures or making photo books? If so, now is a great time for all things photo. Shutterfly is offering 40 percent off of everything from books, to photo mugs, ornaments, cards, calendars, home decor and more! This offer is good through October 28th. You will need a coupon code to get this savings. For additional information visit: shutterfly.com Coupon Code: Early40

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Macy’s Home Design comforter sale

    (STLMoms)- It’s time to bundle up in savings during the cold winter months. Right now at Macy’s online, you can get these Home Design Down Alternative Comforters for just $39.99. The items can be purchased in twin, queen and king sizes, for the same price. The original prices range between $110 and $130 each. Shipping will add $5.95 or is free on order over $99. This Limited-Time price is good through Sunday, October 26th, or while supplies last. For additional […]

  • STLMoms: What to expect the first year

    (STLMoms)- We are all familiar with the go too book for expecting mothers , but what happens after that ? Author Heidi Murkoff shares a glance overview of what to expect from your growing baby. Her book “What to Expect the First Year,” truly gives the first time parent an easy read, one baby step at a time. For additional information visit: whattoexpect.com

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Nourison Christmas Doormats at Sears

    (STLMoms)- It’s just 63 days until Christmas and now is a great time to save. Check out these Nourison 17″ by 28″ patch doormats. Right now you can grab them for just $2.65 at Sears online. There are just three designs left to choose from or get them all while supplies last. They’re great for indoor entryways. Look for in store pick up where available and save on shipping. For additional information visit: sears.com  

  • STLMoms: Brookdale Farms Corn Maze

    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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    Mr. Phils shoe care

    (KTVI) – We love our Fall boots and it’s time to pull them out of the closet. But what kind of condition are they in?  Mr. Phil shows us how pre-treating them could save your boots. Phil has created a shoe cleaning kit to meet the needs of today`s busy professional. With so many brands of shoes and boots to choose from the everyday consumer doesn`t know how to care for them or have a lot of time on their […]

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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 […]