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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
  • 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.

  • St. Louis Cardinals announce promotional giveaway games

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. (KTVI)  – The St. Louis Cardinals have already released their regular season schedule. But some Cardinal fans are waiting until the fan giveaway games are announced. Megan Sommer, manger of promotions and events for the Cardinals, has a lineup of some of the great things fans can take away this summer. You can check out the rest of the promotional schedule on the St. Louis Cardinals website.

  • Boys and Girls Club offers new opportunity for Ferguson youth

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI) – One way to help young people grow up to be productive citizens is to engage them when they are younger, like having an after-school activity such as the Boys and Girls Club. Dr. Flint Fowler, the president of the Boys and Girls Club of St. Louis reveals a new opportunity for the youth in Ferguson. To learn more about the Boys and Girls Club of St. Louis, visit bgcstl.org.

  • Why you should drink more water in winter

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – We know that drinking water is a healthy option, but did you know it’s especially important during winter? Katie Lambert, a dietician with Barnes Jewish Hospital, visits Fox 2 News in the Morning with five reasons why you should be gulping more water in water: 1. Increase of water loss in winter 2. Healthier and brighter skin 3. Fight off the winter weight gain 4. Increase of energy 5. Improved digestion Five Tips to Help You […]

  • Differences between ‘winter blues’ and seasonal affective disorder

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – ‘‘This winter is bringing me down.” ‘‘I’ve got cabin fever.” You may have heard those two statements this winter, or even said them yourself. Do you have what is typically referred to as the ‘‘winter blues?” Or is it season affective disorder (SAD)? Jennifer Morgan from Morgan Counseling Services visits Fox 2 News in the Morning to talk about the differences between the two, and how you can feel better.

  • Drunken Fish prepares for inaugural Stadium District Restaurant Week

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI) – Ballpark Village will play host to the first annual Stadium District Restaurant Week, which begins Feb. 23-March 1. Attendees to this event will receive exclusively priced lunch and dinner menus at each participating restaurant, as well as a free gift card for a visit to each restaurant. The Drunken Fish at Ballpark Village is one of the 11 participating restaurants and they stopped by to show what will be on the menu at the inaugural […]

  • Take a trip to Cornerstone Bakery “Where bread begins”

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- Cornerstone Bakery is a small, family-owned business owned and operated by Mokeer and Tisa Yisrael.  Because of their Sumerian decent, Mokeer and Tisa celebrate a heritage dating back more than 5,000 years.  Mokeer joined us on FOX 2 News in the Morning to talk about the origin behind their Florissant, Missouri location. The bakery offers an wide variety of cakes, bread, and other freshly baked goods. Their menu selection changes daily. Cornerstone Bakery is located at […]