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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
  • 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 […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Finish Line NCAA fleece hoodies, sweats

    (STLMoms)- It’s a black Friday price you can get now on college hoodies and sweats. Right now at Finish Line, get two NCAA fleece hoodies or sweats for just $40. These are normally $40 each. All items in this will sale ship for free. There are hundreds of schools with multiple styles. It’s great for the fall weather and gifts. For additional information visit: finishline.com

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    Happy Halloween Weekends at Holiday World Theme Park

    (STLMoms)- Halloween is creeping around the corner. You don’t have to wait to have to fun is you head to Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana! Matt Eckert, President of the Holiday World Theme Park and Splashin’ Safari Water Park, tells us more about Happy Halloween Weekends. At Happy Halloween Weekends you can find an amazing 12 acres of corn mazes. They also have an incredible Holidog’s 3D Halloween Adventure. It’s a great place for Halloween candy, carnival chaos, a […]

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    Polar Express Rolls into Union Station

    (STLMoms) – We’re counting down to Margie’s favorite holiday — Christmas! She’s already starting to celebrate at Union Station.   Real trains will roll out of Union Station  and you can take your family on a ride to the “North Pole” and all the cool spots from the Children’s Book and Movie, “The Polar Express.” Kids will meet Santa on board, have hot chocolate with a chef and meet with elves and other characters. For more information, visit St. Louis Union […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: McDonald’s free small McCafe

    (STLMoms)- Do you need a jump start to get you going? If so, head to McDonalds and grab a free small McCafe. The Street Team stopped by FOX 2 studios to share the love! This offer is good during breakfast hours at participating restaurants. The offer runs from September 16th through National Coffee Day, which is September 29th. For more information visit: mcdonalds.com

  • Unlock the Magic of Learning event to be held at Grant’s Farm

    (STLMoms)- School has been in session for more than a month now. Are you having concerns about your child struggling to keep up with the other kids? If so, Pam Kortum with the St. Louis Learning Disabilities Association can help. Pam tells us all about their upcoming Unlock the Magic of Learning event that will be held at Grant’s Farm in October. She also shares pertinent information about learning disabilities and the early signs that a child needing testing may […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Christmas Sale at Zulily

    (STLMoms)- It’s 100 days until Christmas and a great time to save on apparel for your kids. Right now at Zulily, get holiday clothing and shoes with prices up to 65 percent off. Shoes start as low as $9.99. They also have fashions for Halloween and Thanksgiving available. Rudolph sleepwear for infants and toddlers is also up to 50 percent off. You have until Tuesday, September 16th, to get in on these savings. For kids dresses and suits visit: zulily.vom/e/holiday-premiere-kids-apparel […]

  • Amber Westerson with 2014 Homecoming Trends

    (KTVI) – Homecoming is on the High School horizon. Amber Westerson with Chesterfield Mall visited Fox 2 Friday morning with some of the hottest dress trends. Popular Trends: -Embellishments -Long and flirty -Long and feminine -Cutouts More Information: http://www.chesterfield-mall.com/