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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
  • Missing 4-year-old Cuba girl reunited with her mother

    CHESAPEAKE, VA (KTVI) – A Missouri mother her daughter are reunited for the first time since May. The Cuba woman flew to Chesapeake, Virginia after learning her daughter was found safe with her grandmother who postponed her return. The woman explains her emotional roller-coaster as she waited for the reunion. Previous Coverage: Missing Cuba, MO girl found safe in Virginia Follow Mandy Murphey on Facebook and Twitter: Mandy Murphey on Facebook   Mandy Murphey on Twitter Email: mandy.murphey@tvstl.com

  • Door knocking selling homes in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– More and more homes are selling in the St. Louis area and they’re not even on the market. Door knocking is the new trend in real estate because there aren’t enough homes for sale to meet the demand of people looking to buy. Real estate agents are having new success by randomly knocking on doors and asking the owner if he or she would consider selling. Members of the Krause Team with Keller Williams Realty knock […]

  • 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. […]