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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: Teaching kids to be good neighbors

    (KTVI)- Robert Frost said ‘Good fences make good neighbors.” In some ways that may be true. Psychotherapist Dr. Russell Hyken explains why teaching your child to be a good neighbor is so important. He says learning how to be neighborly is a skill that can also transfers well beyond your property line and it starts with adults. Ways to be a good neighbor: Talk with your neighbors parent to parent. Literal: Explain where your property ends and where your neighbors […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Fright Fest at Six Flags

    (STLMoms)- Are you looking for one final fright after Halloween? This deal will have you screaming for joy. Head to Six Flags for their final weekend of Fright Fest this Saturday or Sunday. Bring six non perishable food items to the main gate and you’ll get half off admission. All donations will go to area food pantries. For additional information visit: sixflags.com

  • Halloween Etiquette

    (KTVI)STLMoms- Halloween is a special time of year for the kids to dress up and be anyone they want to be, but being RUDE doesnt have to be one. Melenie Broyles with Etiquette Saint Louis joins usĀ  today with some helpful tips on how not to be tricked by your child’s behavior while getting treats. So before sending the kids out in their spooky costumes , you may need to scare some manners into them! BOO For more information visit: […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Designer Living Halloween clearance sale

    (STLMoms)- Are you looking for some “Spook-Tacular” savings on items for your bed and bath? Designer Living online is having a Halloween clearance event where you save up to 90 percent off of clearance items. For those bone chilling nights, check out their comforters, blankets, and sheets. Shipping will add $5.95 or is free on orders over $75. This offer is good through November 2nd. For additional information or to place an order, visit: designerliving.com  

  • STLMoms: Dating skills for girls

    (STLMoms)- Studies show more than half of college women experienced some form of sexual assault in college. The majority involved alcohol. Behavioral Pediatrician Dr. Tim Jordan takes a step back and talks about skills every person should possess before dating. Helpful skills: Trust your gut: Girls need to be aware of their internal alarms. Their intuition is their best protection vs. potential danger. Communication: Young people today may have lost the ability to relate at deeper levels like this because […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: 12-piece Kitchen Aid knife block

    (STLMoms)- Are you ready to hit the kitchen for the holidays? Well, you can sharpen your skills with this Kitchen Aid 12-piece knife block at Bon Ton online. The price is quickly cut down from $100 to nearly $50. Then add a coupon code and it drops to just $37.49. Add another code and it ships for free! This set gets great reviews and can be purchased in red or black. Coupon Code: FFPREVIEWFA For additional information visit: bonton.com

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Finish Line 2 for $40 NCAA fleece hoodies, sweats

    (STLMoms)- If you’ve missed this deal in the past it’s back! Right now at Finish Line, you can grab two NCAA fleece hoodies or sweats for just $40 dollars. There are hundreds of school to choose from in multiple styles. Plus shipping is free. This matches the price Finish Line had on these last black Friday. For additional information or to make your purchase visit: finishline.com

  • 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