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Mandy Murphey is anchor of Fox 2 news at 5 and 9 p.m. Mandy became a full time anchor of FOX 2 News in January 1993, only a year and a half after she joined KTVI FOX 2 as the Contact 2 reporter.

Mandy has been honored with 13 Emmy awards and 4 Edward R. Murrow awards. She prides herself on being an anchor who can report. In 2011, Mandy celebrated her 20th anniversary with KTVI.

She has been promoted numerous charitable organizations over the years. Mandy has served on the board of directors for Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc. She is committed to helping families through the grieving process after the loss of a child to miscarriage, stillbirth or shortly after birth.

Before joining FOX 2, Mandy worked in both radio and television. At WPSD-TV in Paducah, Kentucky she was an anchor, consumer reporter and news producer. Mandy graduated from Murray State University with a Bachelor's degree in journalism.


Recent Articles
  • Temper tantrums, an early sign of ADHD in toddlers

    (KTVI)- There is new research that shows toddler temper tantrums could be an early sign of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD. In studies before, ADHD could only be found in children over 6 years old. A new book titled “Toddlers and ADHD” explains several signs that health professionals will look for that may signal a problem.  

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    Signing the floor of the St. Jude Dream Home

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Mandy Murphey signs the floor at the new St. Jude dream home in St. Peter’s. Payne family homes built a brand new $550,000 house that will be ready very soon. All of the money raised from ticket sales goes to St Jude children’s research hospital to help find a cure to childhood cancer. FOX 2 is a big supporter of the dream house. More information:

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    After huge success, the St. Louis County air show may return

    (KTVI)- The overwhelming success of this year’s St. Louis County Air Show has organizers looking at bringing the event back. The air show, and the Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, attracted between 125,000-175, 000 people. The show raised more than $100,000 for charity. The organizers say they will be talking to their major sponsors about bringing the air show back to St. Louis.  That couldn’t happen until 2016 at the earliest.

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    Maryland Heights Police host golf tourney to raise money for hospital

    (KTVI)- There was a big crowd on hand as the Maryland Heights Police Officers Association raises money for the Ranken Jordan Pediatric Hospital. The association hosts the tournament each year, raising money to buy gifts, for Christmas, for every child at Ranked Jordan. The tournament is located at the Golf Club in Florissant, MO.        

  • Missing children and adults in St. Louis County

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KTVI) – You might be surprised to learn that more than 650 kids and adults were reported missing last year in unincorporated St. Louis County. Most of them were found but the search for them is brutal on their families. This is the time of year when many of the juveniles in our area tend to runaway. Police stay busy chasing missing teen reports. Of the 659 missing person’s reports in St. Louis County in 2013, 242 […]

  • Tour the new renovations at the St. Louis Arch and riverfront

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – We’ve heard about changes coming to the St. Louis arch grounds. Now, those changes are actually starting to take shape. The giant lid that will make one large green-scape from the old courthouse to the arch will be going up soon. MoDOT is doing prep work on memorial drive and will soon demolish the Chestnut and Market street bridges. Large girders will be laid across Interstate 70 as the lid is put into place. One […]

  • Meth makers could go free because of new criminal code loophole

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – FOX 2 has learned of what could be a major problem with the new Missouri criminal code, passed by the legislature on Thursday. Law enforcement fear the new wording could let meth makers go free. The head of the Missouri Narcotics Officers Association, Sergent Jason Grellner, said that he and other law enforcement across the state are stunned by the new revised Missouri criminal code. Grellner sees several problems, but the biggest, involves the penalties […]

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    Child gets life changing smile surgery

    (KTVI)– When we see something funny or pleasant, we smile.  But for some children, they cant.  Their facial muscles don’t work. In a rare surgery, we followed a little boy through a nine month process as doctors at Children’s Hospital in St. Louis gave him the ability to smile. Five-year-old Dawson Barnett of Springfield, Mo. was diagnosed with moebius syndrome shortly after birth.  It occurs once in every 50,000 births.  Dawson has no facial expression, can’t form words well or […]

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    Awards handed to St. Louis officers in the 2nd District

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Awards were given on Tuesday for the men and women patrolling the St. Louis Police Department’s 2nd District. The Second District Business Association holds a luncheon each year to honor the police officers who go above and beyond the call of duty. Officer Wendell Ishmon received the award for the 2013 officer of the year. Ishmon has been on the force for 18 years and has only missed one day of work. Other officers were […]

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    St. Louis police to take over Lambert police

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department announced Tuesday they will take over police operations at Lambert International Airport. St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson told FOX 2 the department change will take effect on July 1, 2014. He met with Lambert employees Tuesday. A tweet from Mayor Slay’s Chief of Staff Jeff Rainford stated the work for the transition starts Tuesday. The news comes after Airport Police Chief Paul Mason announced his retirement last week. […]

  • Missouri parents look to Colorado for miracle medical marijuana

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Parents in the St. Louis area are considering picking up their lives and moving to Colorado for what they believe is a miracle drug for their children. Families whose children have severe physical disabilities are joining a growing number of medical marijuana refugees. A special ingredient in marijuana plants could hold the key to eliminating seizures in children with forms of epilepsy. Families with children who have tried all kinds of medicines are now desperate […]

  • Fox Files: St. Louisans helping children in Honduras

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – A charity based out of St. Charles, Missouri, is changing the cycle of hunger and illiteracy in a village in Honduras and Fox 2 traveled with them to see it first hand. “Just Because We Care” clothes, feeds and educates children who live on the mountain outside San Pedro Sula in the northwest part of Honduras.  It is listed as one of the world’s most violent cities because of drug trafficking. Mandy and photojournalist Dave […]