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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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  • STLMoms- Back to school manners

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms)- It’s just weeks now until the school bell rings. It’s time to start getting back in the swing of things and that means manners as well. Melenie Broyles with Etiquette Saint Louis tells us how you can get an “A” on your first assignment. KIDS •Talk about being kind, courteous and respectful.  Please, thank you, yes ma’am, no ma’am. •Say hello for former teachers, adults and other parents you know.  Hello Mrs. Dykstra. •Welcome the new […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Great deals at Puma

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms)- If you’re a fan of Puma you’ll take off for this deal. Today only, get Puma shoes for boys and girls discounted to as low as $17.50. Choose from casuals to running shoes. Even baby and infant shoes are marked down. Plus your shipping is free. For more information visit puma.com

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    Margie’s Money Saver: BOGO sale at Shoes.com

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-  You may want to stroll through the savings of this deal. Shoes.com is having a buy one get one free on all sale and clearance products. Check out shoes for men, women and children in a variety of styles. Plus your shipping is free. You will need a coupon code to get this deal. This offer is good through August 3rd. Coupon Code: BOGO2015 For more information visit: http://www.shoes.com/

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    Margie’s Money Saver: 1/2 price cheeseburgers at Sonic

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms)- Looking for a break for lunch or dinner? How about half price cheeseburgers at Sonic Drive- In? All day July 29th, get half off single patty cheeseburgers. There is a limit of 5 per customer. Mention this deal when you order. No coupon is needed. For more information visit www.sonicdrivein.com/#/

  • STLMoms:Childhood obesity spikes in the summer

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Summer is one of the most challenging times of the year when it comes to fighting childhood obesity. Jen McDaniel with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics joins FOX 2 to offer tips for keeping kids healthy this summer. Summertime healthy strategies: Have a schedule. Limit screen time. Seek out active recreation. Get them involved with healthy foods. Make the healthy choice the easy choice.

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Christmas in July at Shutterfly

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms)- Looking for a picture perfect deal? How about $20 off your $20 purchase at Shutterfly? Plus if you’re a new customer, get 100 free 4X6 prints. All customers get 50 free 4X6 prints. You will need a coupon codes to get this deal and offers can’t be combined, so you’ll need to place two orders. Shipping starts at $2.99. $20 off $20: JOLLYJULY 100 Free Prints New Customers: 100FREE 50 Free Prints: 50FREE For more information […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: 85% off dresses at 6PM.COM

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms)-  It’s the end of the season dresses clearance sale at 6PM online. Check out fashion for up to 85 percent off. Choose from Jones New York, BCBG, Tahari and more. All are marked down with deep discounts. Plus shipping is free. For more information visit: 6pm.com

  • Young entrepreneurs prepare to kick off Lemonade Week

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms)- Hey kids if you’re looking for a way to earn some extra cash we have a fun way for you to do it. How about selling lemonade? Debbie Nazarian, National Director of Lemonade Day explains how you can be a young entrepreneur! Lemonade Week runs from September 1st through 9th. Kids can build and sell lemonade all week or any day of the week that works best. Key elements children will learn from running their own […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Black Friday at Best Buy July 24-25

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms)- It’s Black Friday early at Best Buy. Today and tomorrow check out deals online. They have discounts on iPads, MAC’s, TV’s and other gadgets. For more information visit: bestbuy.com  

  • STLMoms: Back to school, divorce

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms)- Just a few more weeks for many students before the school bell rings. Now is the time to start preparing your kids to return, especially kids of divorce. Meredith Freeman with Kids in the Middle joins FOX 2 News in the Morning to give some helpful tips.   1) Start preparing your routine before the first day of school   2) Help your child get excited about school   3) Discuss transportation with your co-parent   […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Free 8×10 prints at Walgreens

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms)- Have a photo you’ve been wanting to enlarge? Right now at Walgreens, get a free 8×10 print with a coupon code. You have until Saturday, July 15th to get this deal. Choose in store pick up to save on shipping. Coupon Code: HOTDEAL61 For more information visit: http://photo2.walgreens.com/walgreens/welcome

  • STLMoms: Sunnyhill, Inc.

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – It’s an opportunity for children and adults with disabilities to live a full life. STLMoms is talking about Sunnyhill, and the recreational opportunities their camps and travel trip programs offer for people with developmental disabilities. Linda Wulf, the Director of Corporate and Community Relations at Sunnyhill, joins FOX 2 to share more about what they have to offer. Sunnyhill would like to invite the community to Fun Day! Where: 65-acre camp in Dittmer When: Saturday, […]