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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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    Margie’s Money Saver: Burrito deal at Chipotle Mexican Grill

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (STLMoms)- Do you want a free burrito? If so, stop by Chipotle Mexican Grill today and buy a Sofrita and get a free burrito, bowl , salad or order of tacos of your choice on your next visit. You must get the Sofrita today and have from January 27th through February 28th to get your free entree. For additional information visit chipotle.com because savings dollars just make sense!

  • Sesame Street Live in St. Louis this weekend

    They’re back! All of your favorite friends from Sesame Street are coming to the Peabody Opera House. Cookie Monster and Elmo are in the studio to put on a dancing display and show kids what they can expect to see at a performance. The Sesame Street Live ‘Let’s Dance!’ show runs Thursday, January 22 to Sunday, January 25. For more information on seating availability, contact Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or online at Ticketmaster.

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    Margie’s Money Saver: The Body Shop

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- Does the dry weather have you reaching for a moisturizer? For a limited time take half off bath and body at The Body Shop. Choose from soaps, shower gels, body scrubs, creams and more. The products can be purchased in a variety of scents. Shipping will add $5.95 to your total or is free with a $50 purchase. For additional information visit thebodyshop-usa.com because savings dollars just make sense.

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    Margie’s Money Saver: 50¢ corn dogs at Sonic for Best Friends Day

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- Are you looking for a deal on lunch or dinner, how about corndogs? All day at Sonic Drive In you can get corndogs for just $.50 cents. It’s to honor Best Friends Day! So grab yourBFF and head to Sonic for some corndogs on the cheap. No coupon is required. For additional information visit Facebook.com/sonicdrivein because savings dollars just make sense.                  

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    Margie’s Money Saver: Sesame Street Live ‘Let’s Dance!’

    See all your favorites with an all new Sesame Street Live ‘Let’s Dance!’ at the Peabody Opera House THIS WEEKEND ONLY January 22 – 25! Margie’s Money Saver has a Special Discount for OPENING NIGHT, Thursday, January 22nd. Get up close and personal in the GOLD CIRCLE SECTION and save six dollars per seat TODAY! Regular Gold Circle seats are $36.00 so you pay only $30 per ticket to be in the best seats! Additional seats for Opening Night are […]

  • Dads as Girl Scout leaders

    ST. LOUIS – The Girl Scouts are known as a female organization, but that’s changing thanks to male leaders and volunteers. One of those leaders, Gualtiero Piccinini, visits Fox 2 News in the Morning to tell us about the changing scouts. Want to learn more about scouting?

  • Popular radio DJ talks epic weight loss

    He’s a voice you’re sure to recognize and perhaps a face you’ll never forget, but now radio DJ ‘Smash’ has changed his look by dropping over 100 pounds. Asher Benrubi visits Fox 2 News in the Morning to talk about his weight loss success, what motivated him, and how he went about cutting the weight.

  • STL Moms: Handling conflict with parents

    ST. LOUIS – Are you having conflict with co-workers or other parents? How do you handle it? Melenie Broyles with Etiquette St. Louis is here with some answers regarding conflicts your child may have with another child.

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    Margie’s Money Saver- Beyond the Rack Million Dollar Blowout

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (STLMoms)- Do you need to pack up and getaway? How about some new luggage for your trip? Right now, Beyond The Rack is having a million dollar luggage blowout sale. Find all styles of luggage including under-seaters and 20 inch carry ones for just $39.99. Check out three piece lightweight soft sets for just $99.99 and many more deals. For additional information visit beyondtherack.com because savings dollars just make sense.

  • STLMoms- Personalized Initials Kickstarter campaign

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (STLMoms)- A Carbondale man is taking his scare with death and turning it into a positive. Creator Mark Vandeveer stopped by to give us some important medical information everyone should know and how his recovery has led to the Personalized Initials Kickstarter campaign. For additional information visit: personalizedinitials.com or kickstarter.com/projects/1511986183/personalized-initials?ref=nav_search

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    Margie’s Money Saver- Bon Ton clearance sale

    (STLMoms)- A huge clearance sale is going on right now at Bon Ton. You can take an additional 20 percent off Yellow Dot clearance items with a coupon code. That deal is going to give you a savings of up to 75 percent off your total price. Check out styles for men, women, juniors, kids, home and more. This offer is good through today only. Coupon Code: DOT20SAVING Free shipping with $75 purchase code:  FREESHIP75 For additional information visit Bonton.com […]

  • STL Moms: Picking the right summer camp

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – It may seem weird considering the low temperatures, but it’s time to start thinking about summer camp for your kids. Summer camp fairs are coming this February, and Jenny Wolkowitz is in to help you figure out what to look for.