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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
  • Ferguson-Florissant start of school delay

    (KTVI)- The Ferguson-Florissant School District serves nearly 11,000 students. All of these children haven’t been able to start the 2014-2015 school year due to the crisis in Ferguson. The first day for the district has been moved to August 25th. Director of Communications, Jana Shortt, explains what the remainder of the week will look like for the kids and what’s to come on Monday. For more information visit: fergflor.org

  • Criminologist David Klinger on the latest in Ferguson

    (KTVI)- The crisis in Ferguson has sparked many questions for citizens, and law enforcement officials. Criminologist David Klinger gives us the latest on the crisis. David is one of the nation’s foremost experts on police shootings. He is a former police officer and currently an Associate Professor of Criminology at UMSL. Fore more information on Klinger and his studies visit: umsl.edu            

  • Cool Down St. Louis helping residents during heat advisory

    (KTVI)- A heat warning has been issued for the St. Louis area through Sunday. Now a number of seniors, disabled and needy neighbors are now in need of assistance. Gentry Trotter with Cool Down St. Louis tells us how this warning is affecting area residents. Gentry also tells us how to find cooling centers in St. Louis and how you can donate new or slightly AC Units. For more information visit: cooldownstlouis.org or call 314-241-7668. You can also follow @GentryTrotter […]

  • Visit the best neighborhood restaurants in St. Louis

    (KTVI)- It is a beautiful day in your neighborhood, especially if you’re hungry! The latest edition of St. Louis magazine, Best Doctors Edition is in. In the article, you’ll notice they have a whole section of some of the best neighborhood restaurants in our area. George Mahe, Food Editor for St. Louis Magazine, and Jimmy Hippchen from Ernestos Wine Bar, one of the featured neighborhood restaurants, tell us where we should have our next meal! For more information visit: stlmag.com […]

  • Backpacks can be dangerous to your kids’ health

    (KTVI)- Backpacks can be dangerous to your kids’ health. Carrying backpacks that are too heavy can lead to some potential long term back problems. Dr. Alex Vidan from Vidan Family Chiropractic stops by with his son Azaiah to show you the good, the bad and the ugly of backpacks. Dr. Vidan also shared some Backpack Rules to keep in mind: The backpack should never hang more than four inches below the waistline. A backpack with individualized compartments helps in positioning […]

  • Wine fundraiser helps support breast cancer awareness

    (KTVI)- If you like the great outdoors, a great walk and great wine, we have an event just for you. “Walk the Walk,” is an event that  benefits Breast Cancer research organizations. Cheryl Indelicato is a Registered Nurse and the owner of Handcraft Wines. She stops by to share her inspiration behind it all. Cheryl will also be at Schnucks in Des Peres for a food and wine pairing event tonight. Special Wine Event: Handcraft Wines Schnucks in Des Peres […]

  • Tim Norman on shooting death of Michael Brown

    (KTVI)- Tim Norman is one of the stars of the St. Louis based reality show ‘Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s.’ He has recently become a familiar face in Ferguson following the shooting death of Michael Brown. Tim has participated in the demonstrations and is also lending a helping hand to the Brown family. He gives a message to those involved in the violence. For more information visit: sweetiepieskitchen.com

  • Wash U. looking for low pack pain study participants

    (KTVI) – Do you suffer from chronic low back pain? Are you feeling it more this summer with gardening or diving boards?  Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine may be able to help. Dr. Linda Van Dillen is looking for individuals who are ages 18-60, have a BMI of less than 30 and have had low back pain for at least the last 12 months. Participation includes completion of questionnaires, a physical therapy evaluation, 6 weeks of free physical […]

  • Crowns for Kids

    (KTVI) – Imagine being 13 years old, being bitten by a dog and needing stitches to the face.  It’s a frightening ordeal indeed, but for Grace Hartman and her friend Ellie Mascetti, they turned it into a learning and giving experience. Ali Stewart, a Child Life Specialist at Mercy Children’s Hospital, along with Ellie and Grace, talk about “Crowns for Kids.” Learn more at GoFundMe.com    

  • Top 5 health threats concerning men with Dr. Arnold Bullock

    (KTVI)- Men, when was the last time you took a visit to the doctor for a routine check up? Dr. Arnold Bullock from the Washington University School of Medicine talks about the top five health threats concerning men. He also talks about the consequences of not being pro-active when it comes to health. Dr. Bullock specializes in Urology and says that heart disease/ stroke, cancer, unintentional injuries, chronic lower respiratory disease and diabetes are the biggest health challenges facing men. […]

  • Cooking with Ballpark Village Executive Chef Chris Summers

    (KTVI)- If you’ve visited Ballpark Village and had some of the food then you know there’s lots to choose from. Chris Summers, Executive Chef at FOX Sports Midwest Live and Tengo Hambre shows us how to roll their perfect burritos. The Cardinals are set to come back in town for a long home stand, so there will be plenty of chances for you to indulge in their great food! If you’d like more information visit: stlballparkvillage.com    

  • Alderman Antonio French on social media, crisis in Ferguson

    (KTVI)- If you’re following the crisis in Ferguson on social media, there is no doubt that you’ve seen that 21st Ward Alderman Antonio French has been very active over the past few days, with photos, vine videos and first hand accounts of what’s going on. French talks about the latest developments surrounding the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown and the role social media is playing when it comes to coverage. If you’d like more information on the crisis and how […]