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My hometown is Niagara Falls, New York. I have a big family, and was born the 5th of 7 children. I previously worked in Buffalo, NY in radio and at WGRZ-TV as an Entertainment Reporter. I moved to St. Louis in the late 80's. Since living in St. Louis, I've worked at Y-98 radio, KLOU Radio, KMOX Radio.

I started at KTVI in 1992 on a part-time basis and came on board full-time in 1994 in the Sports Department as a reporter. I was named Weekend Sports Anchor shortly afterwards. I've had the pleasure of covering the Blues during the Hull, Keenan, Gretzky era...the Cardinals during Mark McGwire's Home Run Race and the Rams, from their arrival in St. Louis to two Super Bowl appearances.

I found a new home on the FOX 2 News in the Morning in the summer of 1999 and have been here ever since. In addition to anchoring the morning news between 5-7am, I also contribute to Contact 2, Fit on FOX , Missouri Lawyers Weekly, FOX Files reports, Rams Pre-season football and the American Idol Finals.
I am also proud to be the co-author of a children's book called: "The Tooth Fairy Palace." I wrote it with my daughter when she asked the question: "Mom, what does the Tooth Fairy do with the teeth after she takes them from under the pillow?". It's a fun story as well as some good advice and lessons for little ones regarding good dental health. For more information on the "Tooth Fairy Palace", either e-mail Randi, or click on the sidebar Web link.

I love: My family, watching sports (especially football), golfing with my husband, bird watching (I'm a "bird-nerd"), my three golden retrievers, cat and fish pond, the color red, staying at home, veggies, goofy movies (favorite: It's a Mad, Mad, Mad Mad World), jamming to music, a good wine, laughing with friends, family dinners, being anywhere near a lake or ocean, quirky people, American Idol and naps.

I am also very active in various charitable organizations. I am proud to contribute my time as an emcee or host for many charitable events.


Recent Articles
  • The science behind getting over breakups

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. (KTVI) – We have all had that devastating breakup where we thought we just couldn’t go on. But after a while, we turn out to be fine. Is that because we are wired that way? Now there is science behind that claim. Brian Boutwell, an associate professor of criminology and epidemiology at Saint Louis University, talks about the study.

  • Exports of St. Louis micro-brews are on the rise

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. (KTVI) – St. Louis has been known as a beer town. But these days, micro-brews are becoming the name of the game, as exports of smaller breweries in St. Louis have been climbing. Brian Owens, head brewmaster of O’Fallon Brewing talks about what is brewing in the industry. For more information, you can head to O’Fallon Brewing’s website.

  • What is causing the increase in anti-depressant usage?

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. (KTVI) – One out of every ten Americans takes anti-depressants. Over the past decade, the use of anti-depressants has skyrocketed. Is the increase due to Americans being over-prescribed or is mental illness getting more attention overall? SLUCare Psychiatrist Dr. Henru Nasrallah is here this morning to talk about mental illness and prescription drugs.

  • New items added to Graceland exhibit

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. (KTVI) – If you’re hitting the road for a quick getaway, Memphis, Tennessee could be the place for you. The Graceland Exhibit has added new items to the display that honors the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley. Kevin Kern, director of communications at Graceland, talks about what’s new at Graceland. To find out more information on the exhibit, you can visit their website here.

  • Granite City community reacts to US Steel layoffs

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. (KTVI) – U.S. Steel has announced it will be laying off 2080 workers and the news is sending shockwaves throughout the Granite City community. Many other businesses rely on the thousands of workers who live in Granite City, like Lascelles restaurant. Executive Chef Eric Brenner talks about how the community will endure the recent announcement. For more information on Lacellles, you can visit their Facebook page here.

  • Staying on your sleep schedule after Daylight Savings Time

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. (KTVI) – Spring is on its way and with comes warmer weather, St. Louis Cardinals baseball and a loss of one hour of sleep, thanks to Daylight Savings Time. We set our clocks ahead one hour this weekend, but that one hour could mess with your sleep schedule, especially for kids. Dr. Joseph Ojile from the Clayton Sleep Institute talks about keeping everyone on track with their sleep. To find out more information about sleep, you can […]

  • 7 things your teeth say about your health

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- Can you tell the state of someone’s health just by looking at their smile, teeth and gums? Dr. Jeff Dalin can. Dr. Dalin is from Dalin Dental and he joined us with seven things your teeth say about your health. 7 things your teeth say about your health Dental warning #1: Flat, worn teeth plus headache Sign of: Big-time stress Dental warning #2: Cracking, crumbling teeth Sign of: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) Dental warning #3: Sores […]

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    Pastor Aeneas Williams talks trip to White House for Black History Month

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- While we were all shoveling snow last week here in the St. Louis area somebody was rubbing elbows with the President of the United States in the White House. It was NFL Hall of Fame member and former Rams player, Aeneas Williams. He and his wife Tracy were invited there to participate in some special activities for Black History Month. Pastor Williams joined us on FOX 2 News in the Morning to talk about his experience. […]

  • Latest on St. Louis football stadium

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Forward motion continues on a proposed NFL stadium in downtown St. Louis. On Monday, some new renderings of the venue were revealed to the public, as well as a list of five new consultants named to join Governor Jay Nixon’s task force for development of said stadium. Downtown STL Inc. is one of those new consultants. The group’s president, Doug Woodruff, visits Fox 2 News in the Morning to discuss his role in the venture and […]

  • Healthy school breakfasts, lunches important in test-taking season

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – This is the beginning of National School Breakfast Weeks. It’s a fact that kids learn better after they’ve had a healthy breakfast, but it can be a struggle for parents to make that happen. Kristen Davis, nutrition supervisor for the Rockwood School District, visits Fox 2 News in the Morning to discuss healthy eating options before school.  

  • New housing contracts on the upswing in St. Louis aea

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – No doubt many of the new housing contracts are for first-time home buyers, and local realtors are forecasting good things in the next six months. Kelly Hager from the Hager Real Estate Group visits Fox 2 News in the Morning to talk the uptick in contract signings in the area. She also discusses what is driving said uptick, as well as the Consumer Price Index for Midwest, and what millennials should be doing to get on […]

  • 7 foods that can expire sooner than their expiration dates

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. (KTVI)  – Have you checked in your pantry lately and found canned soup or cereal in the back, only to find the food has expired? A lot of food in your pantry could possibly be past it’s good point. Whiteny Linsenmeter, a nutrition and dietetics instructor at Saint Louis University reveals seven items in your pantry that expire sooner than you think. If you would like more information, you can go the SLU dietetics department website.