Sandy Miller is the primary anchor for the FOX 2 News weekdays at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. She joined FOX 2 in October 2002.
Before joining the FOX team, Sandy co-anchored the 9 p.m. news at KPLR-TV for 4 years. She also served 3 years as the Director of Marketing for Koplar Communications prior to her anchoring and reporting duties. In addition to news media, Sandy has spent over 10 years in corporate television working for Anheuser-Busch, STIHL-TV, Lutheran Church Missouri Synod and many others.
Sandy grew up at the Lake of the Ozarks and graduated from Missouri State Univeristy in Springfield, Missouri where she was attending on a scholarship. She worked as an intern at KOLR-TV while in Springfield and moved to St. Louis in 1985.
Sandy is a former Miss Missouri and placed 3rd runner-up in the national Miss USA Pageant. She’s involved in many community organizations and volunteers for numerous charities. Some of the organizations she enjoys donating time to include the Missouri Humane Society, United Cerebral Palsy and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Champion Salt, a local company in only its fourth winter season, brings in nearly 400,000 tons of road salt from around the world to the United States. Carl Bolm, chairman of Champion Salt, says they were just awarded a contract with the Missouri Department of Transportation. He says Champion alone will bring in 100,000 tons into Missouri. BSR Services, headquartered in a 60,000 square-foot facility in Maryland Heights, is a local snow and ice management company. […]
WENTZVILLE, Mo. – After losing their son to an overdose, some local parents from Wentzville are dedicating their lives to helping save others from the same fate. They’ve raised thousands of dollars toward the effort through their charity, Justin Delivers Hope. When the Hendrixes lost their son, they began holding informational meetings and training people on the use of Narcan, a life-saving medication that can temporarily reverse the effects of an opioid or heroin overdose. They soon realized the scope […]
ST. LOUIS – From wild to mild in 100 days. That’s the Extreme Mustang Makeover. “This program brings in wild horses and gives them to trainers all over America and they have about 100 days to train them,” says Garrett Shanks, an approved trainer through the Mustang Heritage Foundation. Shanks’ Mustangs are two of the more than 40,000 wild mares and geldings that have been living on off-range corrals on land managed by the federal government. These mustangs are running […]
ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – It’s been years since the Busch family stepped down from the throne and Ab-InBev took over the king of beers and now the Busch family wants to build a new legacy with a microbrewery in St. Charles County. The idea has been brewing for a while and William K. Busch, better known as Billy, decided his farm in Defiance Missouri called the Blue Heron would be the perfect location. “It’s the old Bridal Spur Hunt […]
LINCOLN COUNTY, MO – The cost of funding the criminal justice system and the costs of crime itself is a huge burden on taxpayers. So, how do you decrease spending, improve public safety, and decrease crime? In Lincoln County, the sheriff and local organizations believe it’s by investing in the people behind bars. John Cottle, the Lincoln County Sheriff, says “there’s some people who come into our walls who have never had a positive experience, or it’s been so long […]
When you get pregnant you don’t expect your baby to be hooked up to wires fighting for her life, but that’s exactly the situation Sarah Sartorius found herself in after delivering her baby girl Remi 4 months early. “The nurses came rushing in and told me to flip side to side. They were like, we need to find a heartbeat. They couldn’t find her heartbeat,” said Sartorius. Sartorius had been feeling sick and thought she had the flu, but it […]
ST. LOUIS – She’s a social media superstar, wife to an All-Star baseball player, and a former cast member on the hit show Real Housewives of Orange County. Meghan King Edmonds hit the spotlight in 2015 when she joined the Real Housewives of Orange County for their 10th season. Her life as the wife of Cardinal’s Hall of Famer Jim Edmonds, a new mom and stepmom played out for all to see. “When I was going through IVF on real […]
ST. LOUIS – The Miss USA Pageant aired on Fox 2 Monday evening. In today’s climate of female empowerment and the Time’s Up and Me Too movements, do beauty pageants help or hinder the cause. Fox 2 reporter Sandy Miller caught up with Tory Kruse, a current Miss Missouri competitor, and other former pageant competitors to seek their thoughts.
MILLSTADT, Ill. – Retired racehorses who have given their all winning on the track and then spending years breeding new generations of racehorses for their owners, only to end up on the road to slaughter, are being given a second chance. Equus Rescue and Therapy is a non-profit organization in Millstadt, Illinois started by Margo Sutter. She rescues horses who are retired from the racetrack, horses in horrific conditions, and horses in kill pens on their way to slaughter. “People […]
Approximately 50,000 people will die from colon cancer this year. March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and Fox 2’s Sandy Miller sat down with Mark Lough, who has stage-4 colon cancer, and Dr. Sheetal Sharma from Mercy Clinic Gastroenterology to talk about who’s at risk, warning signs and the importance of screening and early detection.
ST. LOUIS – Sexual assault and harassment have been hot topics recently, bringing awareness for change amid the ‘Me Too’ movement. Miss Missouri USA Tori Kruse has joined that conversation with her own program called 1st Man Up.
The recent gun violence has a lot of students asking, ‘Are we safe at school’? Fox 2 took a closer look at that issue, On Fox 2 News at 6 Monday, Sandy Miller, and Shirley Washington sat down with over a dozen students from our area to have a frank and honest conversation about their experiences and thoughts on school safety and gun violence.