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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
  • Holiday Food Safety Quiz

    (KTVI)- It’s time to post up to the buffet or lots of buffets, but after you’ve been at the party for awhile, are you sure those deviled eggs are still safe to eat? Food poisoning is far from festive. Katie Lambert, Clinical Dietician from Barnes-Jewish Hospital is here to help us avoid any problems. Holiday Food Safety Quiz: Question- How soon after cooking and eating should you put away your leftovers? Answer: 2 hours Question-How long can you safely keep […]

  • Be aware of your digital trail

    (KTVI)- Lots of dirty laundry was aired after SONY was cyber hacked.  Namely e-mails blasting some big stars and revealing some show biz secrets. Lisa Kudrow, who played Phoebe on ‘Friends’ recently told variety magazine, “How come I know you don’t write anything you don’t want broadcast in an e-mail?  How come i know that?  Who’s advising people?” Good questions! Scott Schaffer from Blade Technologies, Inc tells us about how to better understand your digital trail. For additional information visit: […]

  • Wrap gifts without killing your back

    (KTVI)- Back in the day, when my mom and dad would wrap gifts for the Naughton children, my mom would lock herself away. Of course we would peek under the door. We could see her sitting on the floor wrapping presents, but her back was sore. Dr. Alex Vidan from Vidan Family Chiropractic tells us how to avoid having an aching back this holiday season. Tips for gift wrapping: Do not wrap packages while sitting on the floor. Wrapping packages […]

  • Is your cold something more serious?

    (KTVI)-So you caught the office bug. Is it a bad cold? Is it the flu? Is it perhaps something worse? In many sick cases, the flu is morphing into pneumonia. Dr. Matt Bruckel from Total Access Urgent Care joined FOX 2 News in the Morning to talk the differences in symptoms between a bad cold, the flu and pneumonia and when you need to go see the doctor. Total Access Urgent Care has six locations in the St. Louis area.

  • Barn Buddies are a perfect gift for the holidays

    (KTVI)- Need a special gift for the animal lover in your family? Longmeadow Rescue Ranch’s Barn Buddy program is just what you need. Your sponsorship will help feed, board and provide medical care for the animal of your choice. If you have any questions about the Barn Buddy program, call (314) 951-1542 or visit their website.

  • Why the flu vaccine is not working as expected

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Did you or a member of your family get the flu, even though you got your flu shot?  The vaccine isn’t working as expected. Clark Kebodeaux is an assistant professor at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy.  He has much more information about what went wrong with the vaccine this year. More information: www.cdc.gov/flu

  • Raising Canes Holiday Events

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) –  Restaurants nationwide are also gearing up for the holiday season in true Cane`s style by partnering with the iconic Warner Bros. classic, ‘National Lampoon`s Christmas Vacation.’ The results are cute and cuddly collectible plush puppies in the likeness of Clark Griswold and Cousin Eddie. Plush puppies can be purchased at any Raising Cane`s location for $8.99 each starting Nov. 12, with net proceeds from sales being donated to local pet welfare organizations Plush Puppies, Cane’s […]

  • Transiberian Orchestra Tribute Band – Denial 3

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Season 8 of The Prophecy Show kicks off in November 2014 with the eight-member band Denial 3. Based in St, Louis, the band seeks to “do what TSO [Transiberian Orchrestra] does, but on a smaller scale, which allows us to bring the experience to smaller venues,” says founding member Thomas Rudebeck. “Everything else is there: the lights, the snow effects, the music, the tuxes … just on a smaller scale.” Denial 3 is Thomas Rudebeck, […]

  • Pinots

    Pinot’s Palette

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Maureen Wilson of Pinot’s Palette stopped by the FOX 2 studio Friday morning with a fun holiday activity idea for friends and family. Pinot`s Palette is an upscale paint and sip studio in Chesterfield, MO. Local artists show you step by step how to create your masterpiece while you paint, drink and have fun with your friends! For additional information visit: pinotspalette.com

  • Way Of Lights camels and donkeys

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) –  The Way of Lights at the Shrine Our Lady of Snows in Belleville is underway in Belleville, IL.  This celebration of Christmas features a mile-and-a-half drive with over one million lights and electro-art displays. Chris Diel and Smooth the animal trainer from Way of Lights, stopped by FOX 2 with some friends Friday morning. Driving through the lights is FREE to the public and open every night until January 2nd. (Christmas Day is excluded.) But, […]

  • PuraVegan Cafe & Yoga

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Lot’s of people struggle with indigestion this time of the year due to both stress and food choices. There are some poses that can help keep your digestive system active and functioning, specifically twisting poses. Monica Stoutenborough from PuraVegan Cafe & Yoga joined FOX 2’s Randi Naughton in the gym Friday morning with a demonstration. PuraVegan Cafe & Yoga 307 Belt Avenue St. Louis, MO 63112 For additional information visit: puravegan.com  

  • Central West End Holiday on the Plaza

    (KTVI)- Instead of hitting the malls this holiday season, try some of the great neighborhoods we have, like the Central West End for instance. This weekend is an especially good time to go because they’re having their Holiday’s on the Plaza event. Marketing Director Brittany Zehr joins us with more! Holiday on the Plaza – Saturday, December 6th Holiday Bazaar – Sunday, December 7th -Tree lighting at 5pm Saturday. -Arrangement of products from local vendors -Handmade market to show -Kids […]