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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. In 2011, Mandy celebrated her 20th anniversary with KTVI.

She has been promoted numerous charitable organizations over the years. Mandy has served on the board of directors for Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc. She is committed to helping families through the grieving process after the loss of a child to miscarriage, stillbirth or shortly after birth.

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.

Want to send me a news tip? E-mail: mandy.murphey@tvstl.com


Recent Articles
  • St. Patrick Center helps panhandler get his life back on track

    ST. LOUIS – When you see people standing on the side of the road carrying a sign asking for money because they’re homeless or out of a job, do you give them money? Giving to the needy is important but homeless advocates want you to go about it the right way. We traveled around St. Louis city with Alvin Ferguson who is part of the mobile outreach unit for the St. Patrick Center.  He drives all over the city looking […]

  • FOX 2 panhandler investigation leads to discovery of stolen checks

    ST. LOUIS – A Fox Files investigation into families of panhandlers ends with the discovery of stolen checks from a west county church. Fox 2/KPLR 11 followed a man, woman, and small child panhandling in Jefferson County months ago. They went to several locations asking for money. We tracked them to an apartment in St. Ann. While working on our story, we observed police pulling two vans over with family members from the same apartment. Police say 15 people were […]

  • St. Louis panhandlers organizing to buy drugs and alcohol, police say

    ST. LOUIS – We are launching an in-depth investigation into the growing issue of panhandling in the St. Louis area. You see panhandlers in parking lots, at intersections, on street corners and gas stations.  Men, women and even entire families with small children carry signs saying they are homeless and in need of money.  Our Fox 2 investigation found a ring of panhandlers who meet along Grand Avenue near St. Louis University and then go out to their designated begging […]

  • Missouri’s first lady gives tour of governor’s mansion

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri first lady Teresa Parson agreed to her first sit down television interview with Fox 2’s Mandy Murphey as her husband completes his first 100 days in office. It has been a whirlwind experience for the Parsons. They went from living in a brand-new home on Mrs. Parson’s family farm to the governor’s mansion in Jefferson City. Mrs. Parson says she was stunned when her husband called her to say Governor Greitens had resigned and he […]

  • Reflecting on Dave Murray’s career after his final weather special

    ST. LOUIS, MO — We’re reflecting on Chief Meteorologist Dave Murray’s career in St. Louis after his last weather special. He announced that he will be retiring September 14th. Murray started on KSDK 42-years ago at 23-years-old. He was barely out of college when he made his on-air debut in 1976. During the 1980’s he anchored along with Dick Ford and Karen Foss. The weather graphics, radar, and phone system were not very advanced. But, St. Louis seemed to be […]

  • Enterprise Center getting a make-over before Blues preseason

    ST. LOUIS – Wednesday we got an update on the major changes coming to the newly named Enterprise Center. The home of the Blues will look much different when it reopens to the public. The massive 12-week renovation of the old Scottrade Center is in full swing.  The new Enterprise Center is getting a head to toe facelift. Alex Rodrigo Group Vice President of Sports and Entertainment took our cameras on a tour to show some of the changes you’ll […]

  • School districts leery of buying bulletproof panels

    SULLIVAN, MO – The Sullivan, Missouri company that makes the bulletproof panels for schools put the movable wall to the test for our Fox 2 cameras.  Paul Bastean with Ultimate Defense shooting range in St. Peters used the same types of guns police find in the hands of criminals for the demonstration.  The panels are designed to look like a part of the classroom.  You can hang pictures on one side and use the white erase board on the other […]

  • Piazza to be built in the heart of The Hill

    ST. LOUIS – A big addition is coming to the Hill neighborhood in South St Louis.  A piazza is going to be built in the heart of the Italian American community.  You will find piazzas all over Italy.  They are an open-air gathering place that is usually located next to the neighborhood church.  It’s a place where people gather after a church or neighborhood celebration.  It is a place to relax, talk and soak up the sun. Now St Louis […]

  • Children adopted from Guatemala by St.Louisans, reconnecting with biological families

    ST. LOUIS – The wave of St Louisans adopted from Guatemala many years ago are now finding their biological families back in their homeland. It’s a journey back to the beginning for them and for us as we went with a St. Louis family to Guatemala City 24 years ago to adopt their child. These families never dreamed their now grown children would be able to facetime with their biological families in Guatemala but now they can. The internet and […]

  • New Brentwood spa offers trendy “IV therapy”

    BRENTWOOD, Mo. – Walk into a spa, get a bag of IV therapy, and be on your way. This is the new trend across the country for a quick fix to everything, from the flu to a hangover. Radiance Spa opened on Brentwood Blvd. in September and their business is booming. It was especially busy during the cold and flu season. People who were terribly ill with the flu came in, picked up a bag of super vitamins, and were […]

  • DNA test reveals St. Louis man may have over 30 half-siblings

    ST. LOUIS – The latest trend of researching your heritage on DNA testing websites is revealing some stunning surprises and not all of them are good. Privacy issues are becoming an issue. For example, sperm donors may no longer be anonymous and parents who give their child up for adoption are being found whether they like it or not. Fox 2 spoke with a man who didn’t want to be identified but recently learned he was a sperm donor baby. His […]

  • Ancestry report has changed 2 St. Louisans lives

    ST. LOUIS – The latest trend of researching your heritage on DNA testing websites is revealing some stunning surprises and not all of them are good. Privacy issues are becoming an issue. For example, sperm donors may no longer be anonymous and parents who give their child up for adoption are being found whether they like it or not. Fox 2 spoke with a man who didn’t want to be identified but recently learned he was a sperm donor baby. His […]