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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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  • Nutritional tips to pump up brain power

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. (KTVI) -Do you need some more brain power? The food you eat could give you a boost. Jen McDaniel with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics talks about recommendations on nutrition. For more information on the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and health tips, log on to McDaniel Nutrition.

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Cardinals On The Run special

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms)- The Cardinals big bats means a deal for you today. Every time the Cardinals get six or more runs this season the next day you’ll get $0.50 cents coffee, frozen drinks or fountain drinks at On The Run! The team had seven runs last night, so take advantage of this deal today. This offer is good for the entire day. For more information visit ontherunstl.com.

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    Margie’s Money Saver: York Photo custom softcover photo book

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms)- Are you looking for a brag book for someone special in your life? Right now at York Photo, you can get a 4×6 custom softcover photo book for just $1.99 with a coupon code. That’s a savings of 78 percent off. Plus new customers get 40 free 4×6 prints, add $1.80 for shipping. Shipping on the photo book is $2.99. This offer expires on May 29th. Coupon Code: SOFT For more information visit yorkphoto.com.

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Supersize Jumbo Pillow sale at Sears

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms)- Are you in need of some new pillows? Right now at Sears online you can get their popular Big Fab Find Supersize Jumbo Pillow on sale. It drops from $9.99 to just $4.99. When you add three in your cart with a coupon code you total will drop to just over $12, making it more than half off. Choose in store pick up to save on shipping. Coupon Code: Buy3 For more information visit sears.com.

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Racerback Tank Tops at Tanga

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms)- It’s a chilly day today, but warmer weather is ahead.¬† You can prepare with this 12 pack of racerback tank tops at Tanga. These retail for $129.99, right now you can grab them for 80 percent off, bringing your total to just $24.99. This comes to just over $2 per tank top shipped. They are available in sizes small to large. Plus shipping is free. For more information visit tanga.com.  

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Kohl’s is celebrating its lowest prices of the season!

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms)- Are your towels starting to look rough? Right now Kohl’s is celebrating its lowest prices of the season sale! Bath towels drop from $9.99 to just $2.99. The towels measure 30×54 and come in five colors. Shipping starts at $5.95 or is free when you spend $75 or more. For more information visit kohls.com.

  • “Listen to your Mother” hits the stage soon

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. (KTVI) – It’s a national movement to give motherhood a microphone. As Mother’s Day approaches, so does “Listen to your Mother” on the stage. Ellie Grossman and Laura Edwards are the co-producers and directors of this year’s show and here this morning to talk more about the show. “Listen to your Mother” is on May 9 at St. Luke’s Institute for Health Education and tickets are $15. For more information about the show, you can head to […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Free 8×10 portrait at JC Penney

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms)-Picture this, a free portrait for you or your family. Today only at JC Penney you can get a free traditional 8×10 portrait with no sitting fee. You will need to present a coupon to get this deal. It is only valid today so call ahead to make an appointment. For additional information visit jcpportraits.com/offers/april-birthday-event.

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Nordstrom Rack

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms)- Need to spice up your wardrobe for warmer weather? Right now at Nordstrom Rack get up to half off of dresses. Choose from daytime, occassion or work dresses as marked down. Many are as little as $25. Shipping adds $7.95 or is free on order of $100 or more. For more information visit nordstromrack.com because savings dollars just makes sense!

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms)-How does a free scoop of ice cream sound today? It’s Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s which means you can get a cone from noon until 8p.m. tonight for free. It’s their way of celebrating another year of support and saying thank you! To find a Ben & Jerry’s near you visit http://www.benjerry.com/.

  • Variety Fashion Show, auction raise money for charity

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. (KTVI) – How would you like to shop for the latest jewelry, housewares and fashion, all to help a great cause? Jan Albus is the CEO of Variety the Children’s Charity and she talks about the charity with her friends Joe, Zaria and Sofia, the All-Ameren Power Kids. For more information about the charity, you can head to Variety’s website.

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Spring Black Friday sale at Home Depot

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms)- It’s time for the¬†Spring Black Friday sale at Home Depot. Check out the lowest prices they offer on popular garden and outdoor items. New items are released to the sale everyday until it ends on Sunday, April 12th. Get mulch five for $10, annuals ten for $10 to ceiling fans and pavers all marked down. Save more by ordering in store pick up. For more information visit http://www.homedepot.com/b/Special-Values-Spring-Black-Friday/N-5yc1vZc93u.