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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
  • 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 […]

  • Sedentary lifestyle could shorten lifespan

    (KTVI)- Sitting is the new smoking.  A new study shows that American’s sedentary lifestyle is shortening our lifespan. Dr. Alex Vidan from Vidan Family Chiropractic explains. If Americans would cut their sitting time in half, their life expectancy would increase by roughly: ·         2 years (by reducing sitting to less than 3 hours a day) ·         1.4 years (by reducing TV time to less than 2 hours a day))) Sedentary lifestyle is associated with increased risk for type 2 diabetes, […]

  • STLMoms: New test may help lead the way to conceiving

    (STLMoms)- For women trying to get pregnant, endometriosis can sometimes derail those efforts. Now there’s a new test that may help lead the way to conceiving. Dr. Elan Simckes from the Fertility Partnership tells us more. Endometriosis is an often painful condition that occurs when tissue normally lining the inside of the uterus grows outside the uterus. About 10 percent of reproductive-age women suffer from the disorder. Endometriosis also can lead to infertility. For additional information visit: fertilitypartnership.com

  • Start Up Challenge: Zymplr

    (KTVI)- We recently talked about the annual Start Up Challenge held in St. Louis. The challenge is a competition that awards some of the brightest minds and ideas. Today’s product is the Zymplr Liner. It’s a new sports helmet liner that reduces the risk of concussions. Abu Abraham and Gabe Santa Cruz are the co-founders of  Zymplr and the runners-up in the Start Up Challenge. They stopped by to tell us more! For additional information visit: stlsu2014.istart.org

  • STLMoms: Flu, stomach bug symptoms

    (STLMoms)- Are you or your children experiencing flu like symptoms? If so, you should know there ‘s a difference between Gastroenteritis, or a stomach bug and the flu. Dr. Matt Bruckle from Total Access Urgent Care tells us what to look for. Gastroenteritis, or a stomach bug symptoms: Watery diarrhea and vomiting. You might also have stomach pain, cramping, fever, nausea, and a headache…flu?)) Cause: Gastroenteritis can be caused by viral, bacterial, or parasitic infections. Viral gastroenteritis is contagious and is […]

  • Texting can change your posture

    (KTVI)- For adults, the average weight of the head is 10-12 pounds and that weight, combined with texting can cause problems with your muscles, tendons and ligaments. Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Richard Lehman from the U.S. Center for Sports Medicine in Kirkwood tells us about a about a new study. For additional information visit: uscenterforsportsmedicine.com

  • Community Fire Protection District turkey frying tips

    (KTVI)- If you are frying a turkey today for Thanksgiving, please follow the rules. Don’t burn down your garage, carport, or even worse, get hurt. Scott Handlan and Rich Schmidt from the Community Fire Protection District stopped by to give us the cooking rules for frying turkey. Both gentlemen are members of the Professional Firefighters of Eastern Missouri and Firefighter Paramedics with the Community Fire Protection District. You can also follow the Firefighters of Eastern Missouri on Twitter @pfem2665. Happy […]

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    Thanksgiving beverages from Old Town Spice Shoppe

    (KTVI)- Happy Thanksgiving from FOX 2 News in the Morning! Carol Hurst from the Old Time Spice Shoppe in St. Charles stopped by to help us celebrate. Carol showed us how to make some Thanksgiving Day drinks. These delicious beverages are easy to make and you most likely have the ingredients already in your kitchen! Thanksgiving Beverages From The Olde Town Spice Shoppe   Vanilla Spiced Pear Sangria 1 bottle white wine (drier is better) 1 bottle champagne (can substitute 1- […]

  • Cottleville fire chief talks Tactical Medics

    (KTVI)- The manpower being used to deal with the crisis in Ferguson is very big as you may know. The support staff plays an important role in keeping law enforcement safe. But how much do we know about the use of Tactical Medics? Cottleville Fire Chief Robert Wylie tells us what we need to know. Wylie is the Tactical Team Leader for the St. Charles Regional SWAT Team. He talks about their primary responsibility and the specialized training that is […]

  • Natalie’s Cakes & More plans to remain in Ferguson

    (KTVI)- Dozens of Ferguson and St. Louis area business were torched or looted after the grand jury decision was announced on Monday night. Natalie’s Cakes and More is one of those businesses. We’ve spoken with the owner many times here on FOX 2, on our neighborhood show on other newscasts. Natalie DuBose tells us how she plans to pick up the pieces and rebuild. Natalie’s Cakes and More is located at 100 South Florissant Road in Ferguson. For additional information […]

  • Cafe Natasha owner picking up the pieces following unrest in south city

    (KTVI)- Many St. Louis businesses are picking up the pieces after their properties sustained damage in rioting and looting in the aftermath of the verdict in the Michael Brown case. It’s not just in Ferguson. The Tower Grove neighborhood in south St. Louis was also disrupted by violence. Cafe Natasha on South Grand is one of those businesses. Owner Natasha Bahrami shares her story.