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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
  • Fox Files: Spot the warning signs of teen dating violence

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Teen dating violence is a problem parents often don’t know about until their child is in trouble. Ashley shared her story of how she got into a relationship with a boy in seventh grade and it ended up almost killing her. It seemed innocent at first, but Ashley said he became very controlling. He would go through her phone and find out who she was talking with. He would become upset when she wanted to spend […]

  • More fake support dogs traveling on airplanes

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The summer travel season is kicking off this weekend and chances are you will see someone flying with a dog. More and more people are pretending to have service and emotional support dogs just to fly free with their animal. Airlines and disabled rights advocates have been meeting in Washington to find a way to crack down on fake support dogs. Champ Assistance Dogs says fake support dogs put people with actual disabilities at risk. Southwest […]

  • Exclusive interview with woman shot outside Ladue Schnucks

    LADUE, MO (KPLR) – Kat Hutson can’t believe she’s still alive. Just two months ago, she was shot in the Ladue Schnucks parking lot by her estranged husband and left for dead. Michael Hutson shot her nine times when she arrived to her new job at Schnucks at Lindbergh Boulevard and Clayton Road. Kat was struck under her arm, in her groin, and stomach. She still has bullets in her chest and groin. Kat left Michael in June 2016 and […]

  • Tamra Turpin murder trial begins in Mexico for John Loveless

    (KPLR) – The trial for a St. Clair, Missouri businessman accused of killing his girlfriend in Mexico got underway Tuesday. John Loveless is accused of murdering Tamra Turpin while the two vacationed in Playa del Carmen last March. Testimony began in Mexico for a trial that is expected to last at least a week or more. Fox 2 has been following this case and showed you how the family traveled to Mexico last month only to have the trial postponed. […]

  • `Show it 2 Vote` campaign launches at City Hall

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Missouri`s Secretary of State and two state representatives launched the campaign this morning to educate people about Missouri`s new controversial photo voter ID law. Voters passed the constitutional amendment in November but it doesn`t take effect until June. The campaign about the new law is called ‘Show It 2 Vote.’ Representative Justin Alferman, a Republican out of Hermann, crafted the law which Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft supports. Representative Bruce Franks Jr., a Democrat from the […]

  • Woman who gave birth in stranger’s bathroom now helping other heroin addicts

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A woman who delivered her baby on a stranger’s bathroom floor is now coming clean about what really happened that night. Desiree Richardson spoke wth FOX 2 the day after she delivered in Troy Missouri on February 10, 2016. Now she admits she was high on heroin. She is now clean and helping others fighting the same addiction. Richardson hit rock bottom. She lost all five of her children, went to jail, spent time in […]

  • Family seeking justice for loved one killed in Mexican resort city

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – The family of Tamra Turpin feels victimized all over again by the Mexican court system.  They returned on Saturday from Playa Del Carmen where they were told the murder trial would begin for John Loveless, the well-known Union businessman and attorney accused of strangling Tamra while the two were vacationing in Mexico last March.  Jodi Mills, Tamra’s sister says when she and her mother arrived there, they were told the trial had been postponed to […]

  • St. Louis businesses help girl fight ALS

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  • Hazelwood police officer battles back from paralyzing car crash

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  • St. Ann police see pursuits as the right thing to do

    ST. ANN, MO (KPLR) – Police are seeing more criminals running from being arrested now more than ever before. Fox 2’s Mandy Murphey tonight went to one department that is treating police chases differently from most. St. Ann police are involved in one to two police pursuits every day! St. Ann police say chasing bad guys is the right thing to do. A white car leads police on a high-speed chase through the streets of St Ann. Through red lights barely […]

  • McCaskill gets senate to bring contempt charges against Backpage

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