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Mandy Murphey is anchor of Fox 2 news at 5 and 9 p.m. Mandy became a full-time anchor of FOX 2 News in January 1993, only a year and a half after she joined KTVI FOX 2 as the Contact 2 reporter.

Mandy has been honored with 13 Emmy awards and 4 Edward R. Murrow awards. She prides herself on being an anchor who can report. This year, Mandy will celebrate her 29th anniversary with KTVI.

She has been promoted numerous charitable organizations over the years. Mandy is currently a member of National Charity League and has served on the board of directors for Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc. She attends Green Tree Community Church in Kirkwood. Mandy is the mother of five ranging in age from 13 to 23.

Before joining FOX 2, Mandy worked in both radio and television. At WPSD-TV in Paducah, Kentucky she was an anchor, consumer reporter and news producer. Mandy graduated from Murray State University with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Recent Articles
  • Patients flood the state with applications for medical marijuana

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The state of Missouri is approving medical marijuana cards by the thousands right now as the drug will be available to purchase in the next few months.  The Department of Health and Senior Services hasn’t said when dispensaries will open only that it will be this spring.  Some doctors are certifying patients who don’t even have a qualifying condition while others are giving patients who need the drug hope. We spoke with two patients who went […]

  • Freshman breaks gender barrier playing hockey goalie at Westminster Christian Academy

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, MO – Women are breaking more barriers than ever in sports. With high school hockey playoffs in full swing in St. Louis, another barrier is being broken.  Westminster Christian Academy in Town and County has its first varsity female hockey goalie on their boy’s team.  She’s only a freshman.  Emily Griege started playing hockey when she was 4.  She’s played on all-boys teams most of her life.  She is the first female to play goalie for the team.  […]

  • MO Attorney General Eric Schmitt discusses being a father, public servant

    GLENDALE, MO – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is wrapping up his first year in office.  Behind the public persona is a father whose home life includes being a husband and father of three.  One of his children is has special needs.  Fox 2’s Mandy Murphey spent time with the Schmitt family at their Glendale home as they talk about the young man who motivates all of them. 15-year-old Stephen Schmitt loves to smile and hug his father.  Stephen was diagnosed […]

  • St. Louisans document winter storm with pictures

    ST. LOUIS – The snowfall amounts varied across the area.  Our viewers captured some pleasant photos of the snowfall and some not so pleasant photos of those who had to be out on the roads.  Thanks to everyone who sent these pictures to my Facebook page.

  • Fox 2 web exclusive: Parenting young teenagers in the cellphone age

    ST. LOUIS – Parenting middle school-aged teenagers is vastly different than it was ten years ago. Cellphones and social media are making it harder than ever to stay on top of what your child is doing and saying. Educators say they’re dealing with more self-esteem issues than ever before. We wanted to talk with the people who see this the most — middle school principals. Fox 2’s Mandy Murphey sat down for a roundtable discussion with educators, parents, and teachers in […]

  • Thousands pour into downtown St. Louis to aid in the against Alzheimer’s

    ST. LOUIS – A massive purple wave downtown Sunday made a huge difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Fox 2’s Mandy Murphey was the emcee for The Walk to End Alzheimer’s and joined thousands to raise money to find a cure. View this post on Instagram Thanks to my team who walked with me in the @alzassociation Walk to end Alzheimer’s today downtown! #walk2endalz #stlouis A post shared by Mandy Murphey (@mandymurpheyfox2) on Oct 27, 2019 at 1:31pm PDT

  • Local nonprofit helps preteen girls navigate life’s difficult decisions

    ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis nonprofit is celebrating 10 years of helping preteen girls navigate through the difficult decisions of life. Girls in the Know believes knowledge is power. Fox 2 spoke with a St Louis mom who was skeptical about the program until she and her daughter attended the organization’s training. Afterward, the daughter came to her to reveal she had been looking at inappropriate internet sites. Girls in the Know teaches young girls to tell a trusted […]

  • New Piazza Imo to open in iconic Hill neighborhood on Sunday

    ST. LOUIS – The iconic Hill neighborhood in south St Louis is getting a brand-new attraction. The Piazza Imo is opening with grand style on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. The piazza is an open area gathering spot across from St. Ambrose Church at Wilson and Marconi. The vacant lot was turned into a lush garden with a massive Italian fountain as the centerpiece. Piazzas are common all over Italy as a place for people to meet before and after church […]

  • More allegations against Angie Houseman’s accused killer

    ST. LOUIS – Another former employee of Earl Cox is coming forward to share what she says he did to her as a teenager. Cathy McKenzie worked for Cox’s siding company when she was a teenager in the summer of 1996 and 1997. She called him a pervert. McKenzie, who now lives in Nevada, said Cox would stand on ladders to look up girls’ shorts as they were handing siding. Cox is accused of kidnapping and murdering Angie Housman 25 […]

  • Reflecting on the 5th anniversary of Michael Brown’s death

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — August 9, 2014 is a date that changed the landscape of Ferguson and the way the entire nation viewed the St Louis area. It is the day African American teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white Ferguson police officer. Darren Wilson claimed he shot Brown in self-defense. A grand jury would later agree and decide not to charge Wilson with a crime. The protests that resulted from the way Brown’s body was […]

  • Man who once weighed over 700 pounds leading effort to change how doctors look at obese people

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — An effort is underway to change the way doctors look at severely obese people.  Doctors are learning that hormones must be corrected first before they can lose weight. Sean Mulroney says he is proof.  His weight topped out at almost 700 pounds.  He tried to lose weight for years.  Doctors blew him off.  Sean says they were dismissive.  He says they treated him as subhuman. Sean claims each doctor told him to eat less and move […]

  • DNA credited for breakthrough as man charged with Angie Housman’s murder

    (Ed. note: Please be advised this story contains some graphic information.) ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – DNA evidence has led St. Charles County investigators to make an arrest in a 25-year-old child murder case. On Wednesday, the St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged 61-year-old Earl Webster Cox for the 1993 murder of Angie Housman. Last fall, investigators discovered DNA on a piece of evidence and sent it to a lab for analysis. The DNA matched Cox, a previously convicted […]

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