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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
  • STLMoms: How to explain the unrest in Ferguson to children

    (STLMoms)- It’s difficult for most adults to comprehend the violence that played out in Ferguson and parts of St. Louis city and county. That begs the question, how do parents talk to their children about what’s going on? Dr. Matt Broom tells us how to explain the unrest to children. Dr. Broom is a SLUCare pediatrician who works at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center. For additional information on talking to kids during tragic events or civil unrest visit: claytonschools.net […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Annie returns to The Fabulous Fox Theatre

    (STLMoms)- It’s one of the best loved musicals and now you can get a deal at the Fox Theatre. Annie returns to The Fabulous Fox on December 2nd through the 7th. FOX 2welcomes kid’s night on December 5th. You can buy one ticket and get a kid’s ticket for free while supplies last. For additional information visit: fabulousfox.com

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Half off wagon rides at Santa’s Magical Kingdom

    EUREKA, MO (STLMoms)- Don’t forget this weekend only, Santa’s Magical Kingdom is offering half off of wagon rides on Saturday, November 22nd and Sunday, November 23rd. This is their first time making this offer! Be sure to purchase tickets while supplies last. For additional information visit santasmagicalkingdom.com because saving dollars just makes sense!  

  • STLMoms: Polar Express buffet at Union Station

    (STLMoms)- The Polar Express is a holiday classic and now it’s coming to life for you and your family at Union Station. You can also get in on a character themed buffet dinner and holiday dessert buffet. Executive Chef Russel Cunningham tells us all about it! Reservations are required but you do not need to hold Polar Express train ride tickets to book the buffets. Buffets are just $15 per person (plus tax) and are served on Polar Express train […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Rubbermaid 34-Pc Easy Find Lids Set

    (STLMoms)- Do you need to prepare for all those holiday leftovers? If so, here’s a good deal for storage. Get a Rubbermaid 34- PC Easy Find Lids Set for just $12 at Target online. The lids snap to the container bottoms and to each other. The set includes a variety of sizes. Plus shipping is free. For additional information visit: target.com because saving dollars just makes sense!    

  • STLMoms: Generic drug prices are skyrocketing

    ST. LOUIS, MO (STLMoms) – You might be wondering why the price of some generic drugs are so high. Amy Tiemeier with St. Louis College of Pharmacy tells us why this is happening. More Information: Read more in an LA Times article here.

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Yankee Candle

    STLMoms (KTVI)- You can smell the savings for weeks with this deal on yankee candles. Buy any two large candles and get another two for free with acoupon code. This offer is good on large jar, tumbler or vase candles. Choose from more than 100 scents. Shipping adds $5.99 or is free on orders of $100 or more. Coupon Code: L14N For additional information visit: yankeecandle.com because saving dollars just makes sense!

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Walgreens photo deal

    (STLMoms)- Do you need to enlarge a photo? If so, head to Walgreens.com and get an 8×10 for just $0.99! Make sure to choose in store pick up to save on shipping costs. You can upload photos from your computer or Facebook. The offer is good through November 15th. Coupon Code: 99CENT8X10 For additional information visit walgreens.com, because saving dollars just makes sense!

  • STLMoms: Branson Christmas

    (KTVI)- There is no waiting for Thanksgiving when it comes to one of the most christmassy cities in the U.S. Branson is full of holiday magic. Pam Critchfield stopped by to warm us up with thoughts of an Ozark mountain Christmas! For additional information visit: explorebranson.com

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Restaurant.com Gift Certificate

    (STLMoms)- If you enjoy eating out here’s a great way to save. Today only, head to Restaurant.com and get a certificate with a $25 value for just $4.44. Search restaurants by city or zip code and pick your favorite cuisine and price. Minimum purchase amounts may vary based on the value of the certificate. Check those details you order. Coupon Code: PLAN For additional information visit: restaurant.com because saving dollars just makes sense!

  • How to experience gratitude

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Now is a great time to express our gratitude with Thanksgiving just over two weeks away. Behavioral Pediatrician Dr. Tim Jordan joins us this morning with several steps to achieving the  experience of  gratitude. Steps: 1) Express gratitude in person 2) Gratitude Journal- be specific- about others or yourself 3) Write gratitude letters to people who made a difference in your life or the lives of others 4) Remember ‘bad times’, contrast with where you […]

  • STLMoms: The Half Fund

    (STLMoms)- The Half Fund is the first not-for-profit of its kind. President of The Half Fund, Dan Duffy, stopped by the FOX 2 studio to talk about the program’s dedication to spreading cancer education through movies, books and music. The Second Annual Movember 5K to Benefit The Half Fund T. R. Hughes Ballpark in O’Fallon Sunday, November 16th 8:00am Register online at www.thehalffund.org/5k “Give Back Tuesdays” Tuesday, December 16th Katie’s Pizza and Pasta 9568 Manchester Rd 100% of their profits […]