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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
  • ‘Painting for Peace in Ferguson’ shows colorful displays in wake of unrest

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Out of all of the unrest in Ferguson came colorful images of hope and healing. Carol Swartout Klein is the author of Painting for Peace in Ferguson and visits Fox 2 News in the Morning to talk more about it. The book shows 140 images of art and mentions more than 300 artists and volunteers who participated in the Paint for Peace St. Louis effort. You designed the book to be a tool for parents and […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Tanga 40pc Waterproof Eye Pencil/ Lip Set

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (STLMoms)- Do you need to boost your make-up bag? Check out this deal from Tanga. Get this 40 piece Waterproof Eye Pencil and Lip Set that retails for $300. It’s yours for just $9.99. The set includes 20 eyelines and lipliners in assorted colors. Plus shipping is free. For additional information visit tanga.com because saving dollars just makes sense!

  • STL Moms: Apps can help settle divorce custody disputes

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Want to avoid child support fights? There’s an app for that. Family attorney Jonathan Marks, head of the Marks Law Firm, visits Fox 2 News in the Morning with more on how technology can offer some solutions.

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Kohl’s semi- annual men’s wardrobe sale

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (STLMoms)- This deal is for you guys who are looking for some new threads. At Kohl’s online you can get $10 off of a $25 men’s apparel purchase. Plus take an additional 15 percent off of your entire purchase with a coupon code. You can also save $10 off a $30 juniors apparel and accessories with a promo code right now. Coupon Codes: $10 off $25 men: Menstyle10 $15 off entire purchase: Thanks1587 — Expires 3/8 $10 […]

  • Teens showcase their talents at the Fox theatre this weekend

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Looking for some of the best emerging talent in the St. Louis?  Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation is hosting the 5th Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Competition this weekend. More than 100 acts from 73 Bi-State area high schools will take to three stages this Saturday and Sunday hoping to make it on to the Semi-Finals Round of competition. The 12 finalists will perform on April 24 at the Fox Theatre for their shot at scholarships and performing […]

  • STLMoms: New study reveals no link between ADHD and Pitocin

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. (KTVI) – Good news for moms and babies this morning. A large medical research study shows no links between Pitocin and ADHD. Pediatrician Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann is here to explain more about the study.  

  • STLMoms: ‘Just Between Friends’ Consignment Sale

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- This weather may have you wanting to jump ahead to spring. Why not get ready by saving some money? Michelle Wiginton with ‘Just Between Friends’ consignment sale shows us some amazing finds that will be for sale at their 20th annual event in St. Peters. Just Between Friends Consignment Sale Friday, February 27th 10:30a.m. -8p.m. $3 Admission Saturday, February 28th 8a.m.-1p.m. Free Admission 50% off sale Harvester Nazarene Church Gym 3115 McClay Road St. Peters For […]

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    Margie’s Money Saver: 6PM.COM fitness essentials

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- It may not feel like it, but spring is not too far away! If you’re looking to get in shape before swimsuit season, there are some great deals right now at 6PM.COM. Check out fitness essentials featuring Under Armour, Nike, Puma, Reebok and more for both men and women. Many deals are half off. Plus your shipping is free. For additional information visit 6pm.com because savings dollars just make sense!  

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Krispy Kreme FREE original glazed doughnut

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- Do you want a Krispy Kreme to send you on your way this morning? The doughnut shop is  celebrating the opening of its 1,000th store in Kansas City by giving the first 1,000 guests at each participating Krispy Kreme a free original glazed doughnut. All St. Louis locations are giving the sweet treats away. Again, this if for the first 1,000 guests who come into the store. For additional information visit krispykreme.com because savings dollars just […]

  • STL Moms: Consent-based sex education

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Have you had “the talk” yet with your kids? Well, you may have been talking about all the wrong things. Family psychologist Dr. Wes Crenshaw visits Fox 2 News in the Morning to discuss his forthcoming book, ‘‘Consent-Based Sex Education: Parenting Teens in an Internet Age.” Crenshaw talks about the things parents need to know to best keep up with their teens and technology.

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Ulta Beauty FREE 15pc gift set

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- Does your make-up bag need a makeover? Right now at Ulta Beauty online when you spend $19.50, you’ll get this 15 piece gift, valued at $88. The freebie includes a cosmetic bag, brush set, three eye shadow quads, mascara and more. Plus add a coupon code and get $3.50 off your purchase of $10. Shipping is free if you spend over $50. If not it will add $5.95. Coupon Code for $3.50 off $10: 306520 For […]

  • In Your Neighborhood- Wentzville

    WENTZVILLE, MO (KTVI)- They call this “the cross roads of the nation”. The intersection of I-70 and I-64. It’s home to the fastest growing city in Missouri. Good morning Wentzville, Fox 2 News in the Morning is in your neighborhood! After George Thorogood released this thoroughly good tribute to Wentzville in 1982, the population rocked and rolled from less than 5,000 to almost 33,000 today. Music is woven into Wentzville’s history from Chuck Berry’s home at Berry Park, to old […]