Mary Alice Demler
July 8, 1964
|Education||North Tonawanda High School|
|Height||5 ft 7.5 in (1.71 m)|
|Title||Miss New York 1990|
Miss Buffalo 1990
|Spouse(s)||Nathan Roger Marton (m. 1996–January 2013)|
|Beauty pageant titleholder|
|Miss America 1991|
Maryalice Demler anchors Channel 2 News at 5:30, 6:00, 10:00, and 11:00. She joined Channel 2 in September 1993. She attended Niagara University, graduating in 1986 with a B. A. in Political Science, and a B. A. in French. She won the title of Miss New York in 1990 and participated in Miss America 1991 on September 7, 1990. On April 18, 2010, The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honored Demler with the New York Emmy Award for the Best News Anchor - On Camera Talent category. She is the first Buffalo-area news Anchor to receive the Best News Anchor award. She has been the Executive Director of the Miss Buffalo Pageant for several years (Miss America Preliminary) and has taken her titleholders to Miss New York. She runs the Canal Fest Pageant of the Tonawandas and she ran the Miss Erie County Fair Pageant for several years. She is very involved in community service and is an award winning journalist. She has been voted Western New York's favorite news anchor many times. She does her hair and makeup herself before coming on air.
Demler was married to Nathan Marton from 1996 to 2013. She dated Joseph Murphy from 2015 until Murphy's unexpected death in February 2019.
- Pergament, Alan (April 19, 1995). "Maryalice in Medialand; working the airwaves seven days a week". The Buffalo News. Archived from the original on January 30, 2016. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
- "Mrs. Demler-Marton". The Buffalo News. September 29, 1996. Archived from the original on January 30, 2016. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
- Geggus, Jacquenette (July 15, 1990). "Miss Buffalo wins in state pageant; Miss Western New York captures 2nd runner-up honors". The Buffalo News. Archived from the original on January 30, 2016. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
- "Maryalice Demler - Biography". IMDb. January 30, 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-30.
- "Former Miss New York Winners". Miss New York Organization. January 30, 2010. Archived from the original on January 30, 2016. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
- "Three Emmy Awards for Two On Your Side". WGRZ. April 18, 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-13.
- Pergament, Alan (February 28, 2019). "Demler gives moving on-air tribute to companion, who died in her arms". The Buffalo News. Archived from the original on February 28, 2019. Retrieved February 28, 2019.
|Awards and achievements|
Lisa Marie Molella
| Miss New York