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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: Attorney discusses Cohabitation Law

    (KTVI)- More and more couples are choosing to live together instead of getting married. But what happens when these couples split? Family Law Attorney Jonathan Marks with The Marks Law Firm explains. Studies have shown that in less than ten years, more children will live in unmarried households than married households. Jonathan tells us what protections are available to each partner and their children. For additional information visit: STLDivorceAttorneys.com  

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Kohl’s 80% or less sale

    (STLMoms)- It’s the gold star clearance event going on right now at Kohls online. Check out clearance items up to 80 percent off. Plus for a limited time, get an additional 15 percent off with a coupon code. Shipping starts at $5.95 or is free with a purchase of $75 or more. Coupon Code for 15% off: FALL OR SEPTYES15 For additional information visit: kohls.com    

  • STLMoms: Kansas City happenings in October

    (STLMoms) – There is a lot to do in Kansas City in the month of October. Toni Alexander from the Kansas City Visitors and Convention Association stopped by FOX 2 Monday morning to give us the scoop on what events are coming up. October events in Kansas City: Now -Oct. 26th Halloween Haunt The city`s largest Halloween event features extreme haunts and daytime, scare-free family fun. Visit: worldsoffun.com Oct. 3rd-5th American Royal Barbecue Nicknamed the ‘World Series of BBQ,’ this […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Get a free cup of Joe for National Coffee Day

    (STLMoms)- Do you need a jump start to get you going on this Monday? Today is National Coffee Day! Celebrate by grabbing a free cup of coffee at several locations. McDonald’s continues with it’s free small McCafe coffee. Stop by Dunkin’ Donuts today only and get a free medium dark roast coffee. Or take your coffee break at Krispy Kreme and get a free 12 ounce cup of coffee or a $1 mocha, latte or iced coffee at participating locations. […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: ULTA Beauty Treasure 70pc. Blockbuster

    (STLMoms)- If you need to update your make-up bag, here’s a great deal for you! Right now at Ulta, you can purchase their ULTA Beauty Treasure 70pc. Blockbuster for $21.49. This collection is valued at $175. A coupon code is needed. The set includes 40 eye shadows, two lipsticks, six gel liners and much more. Plus through tomorrow you’ll also get this 15 piece giftset for free, which is an $88 value. Shipping will add $5.95 to your cart. Coupon […]

  • STLMoms: Reorganize your kitchen for healthier eating habits

    (STLMoms)- Are you trying to drop some pounds? A kitchen makeover may be your first step to weight loss. Jen McDaniel with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics tells us how reorganizing your kitchen can lead to healthier eating habits. KITCHEN MAKEOVER #1: PROXIMITY HAS POWER - Arrange your cupboards, pantry and refrigerator so the first foods you see are the healthy ones. After one week, people reported consuming nearly three times more fruits and vegetables as they did the […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: 6PM jacket sale

    (STLMoms)- It’s time to bundle up with savings. For a limited time at 6PM.com, get women’s jackets for up to 75 percent off. Check out brand names like North Face, Calvin Klein and Jessica Simpson. You can also purchase men’s coats for up to 65 percent off. Shipping is free. You do not need a coupon to obtain this deal. For additional information visit: 6pm.com ¬†

  • Blue Moon Brewing Co. at Balloon Race, Glow

    (KTVI)- Blue Moon Beer will be sampling new flavors at The Great Forest Park Balloon Glow Friday night. This is Blue Moon’s 4th year sponsoring the event. FOX 2’s Margie Ellisor spoke with “Beer Doctor,” Keith Villa about what to expect! The Blue Moon Brewing Company launched in 1995. Games & beer samples will be open to adults who are 21 & older. For additional information visit: greatforestparkballoonrace.com or bluemoonbrewingcompany.com/Brewers. Schedule: Friday, September 19th, Balloon Glow: Central Field- 7-8:45p.m. Friday, […]

  • Monster the dog to perform at Great Forest Park Balloon Race, Glow

    (KTVI)- Monster the dog will be performing at The Great Forest Park Balloon Race and Glow this weekend. Purina will host The Incredible Dog Challenge at their Children’s Entertainment area, on the northwest side of Central Field. Daniel Koehler¬†tells us about Monster and how Purina will play a part in this weekends’ festivities. Monster and Laura, with Purina’s Pro Plan Performance Team, will put on three demonstrations. The performances will take place at 1p.m., 3p.m. and 5p.m., on Saturday, September […]

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    Wehrenberg Theatres Balloon Glow Photo Contest

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Do you want to win a years worth of movie passes from Wehrenberg Theatres? You can do just that at the Forest Park Balloon Glow and Race this weekend in Forest Park. Bring your camera. The contest is for amateur photographers only. It’s done every year with the balloon glow and race. There are four categories: Under 13 Young adult (13-20) Adult (21-44) Adult 45+ Photos must be received by October 25th. Judging takes place around […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Hardee’s celebrates National Cheeseburger Day

    (STLMoms)- It’s National Cheeseburger Day and Hardee’s is giving you a reason to celebrate with a BOGO deal. Buy a 1/3 pound cheeseburger and get one for free. This offer is good at all St. Louis area Hardee’s locations. No coupon is needed. This deal is good today only, after regular breakfast hours. Be sure to honor the cheeseburger and eat it like you mean it! For additional information visit: hardees.com

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    STLMoms: Setting a positive tone for school

    (STLMoms)- School is going strong and this is a great time to set some goals for the remainder of the year. Psychotherapist Dr. Russell Hyken gives us some school year resolutions. Creating a proper goal, however, can be difficult, as many tend to overreach or construct vague objectives. Parents should assist their students by discussing a realistic plan. Assist your student with balancing their academics, extra-curricular and free time activities. Students also often struggle to understand the school day starts […]