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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
  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • St. Louis area teen lucky to be alive after catching E. Coli

    ST. LOUIS – Eighteen-year-old Stephanie Ingberg almost died last month when she got E. Coli from eating contaminated romaine lettuce. Ingberg ate a salad two days before leaving on her senior spring break trip to the Dominican Republic. Her parents are certain she ate the contaminated food before leaving on her trip because her symptoms began to appear shortly after the meal. The Parkway West student thought her stomach problems were no big deal, so she went on her trip. […]

  • Understanding the warning signs of postpartum psychosis

    ST. LOUIS – The recent murder-suicide involving a south St. Louis family struck a nerve among women across the country. It is bringing postpartum psychosis into the spotlight. Moms who appear to have it all can snap quickly and take their life as well as those in their own family. On February 2, 32-year-old Mary Jo Trockey shot and killed her husband, Mathew, and their 3-month-old daughter, Taylor Rose. In the days following the tragedy, psychologists said it was clear […]

  • Sullivan company unveils bulletproof panels for school classrooms

    SULLIVAN, Mo. – Executive Wood Products in Sullivan, Missouri unveiled a prototype for its new antiballistic shields made for classrooms. The rolling panels are capable of stopping an AK-47 or even a sniper rifle. Executive Wood is already the largest supplier of antiballistic lecterns and furniture for the federal government. The founder decided he needed to make something cost effective to protect children in schools, as well. The 4×6 panels can be rolled in front of a door or window. […]

  • Woman with lymphedema goes from beauty queen to hiding from the public

    ST. LOUIS – Amy Rivera suffers from a disease that affects up to 10 million Americans and many people know little about it. Today one of her legs is much larger than the other. She’s come a long way. Amy had lymphedema since birth but didn’t realize it. It never bothered her. She won Miss Junior America in 1999. Left untreated, lymphedema can kill you because your body’s lymphatic system can’t process the bacteria and it often settles in an […]

  • Kirkwood shooting: Details from families of survivors, those who were killed

    KIRKWOOD, Mo. – Ten years ago, the St. Louis area was in shock after a gunman had killed five people inside Kirkwood City Hall. A regular city council meeting had just started on the night of February 7, 2008. Minutes into the meeting, Kirkwood resident Cookie Thorton burst into the room with two guns. He had just shot Officer Tom Biggs in the head outside of the courthouse. Thornton took his gun and opened fire on the city officials with […]

  • Hollywood battle over frozen embryos, has St. Louis connection

    ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis attorney is leading the battle over the custody of Sophia Vergara and Nick Loeb’s frozen embryos. Jaleshia McQueen filed a new lawsuit on behalf of Loeb last week in Louisiana asking for full custody the two embryos that are still in California. Loeb, an actor, and entrepreneur spoke with Fox 2 about how he has now established residency in Louisiana. Louisiana is one of the only states in the country that sees embryos as […]

  • High-tech baby monitor giving parents peace of mind

    The Owlet Sock Monitor is the latest gadget on the market to give worried and anxious parents of newborns peace of mind. Parents are terrified of SIDS. The Owlet monitor measures a baby’s oxygen saturation and heart rate through a tiny monitor in a sock. It sends an alert to the base and to the parents’ cellphone when any of those levels are elevated. The American Academy of Pediatrics says there’s no evidence that monitoring the vital signs of healthy […]