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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.

Want to send me a news tip? E-mail: mandy.murphey@tvstl.com


Recent Articles
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  • St. Louis on track to set new opioid related death record

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  • Family talks about house fire that claimed 4-year-old’s life

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  • St. Louis man’s incredible weight loss journey an internet sensation

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  • Chimp attack survivor finds a new mission in life

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  • Woman paralyzed by stray bullet fighting to walk again

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  • Fox Files: Spot the warning signs of teen dating violence

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  • Exclusive interview with woman shot outside Ladue Schnucks

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