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WZZM Launching New Show

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) — We are pleased to announce an improved format and title for our 9 a.m. weekday local broadcast hour. “My West Michigan” will be a fresh and exciting combination of news, entertainment and lifestyles programming hosted … Continue reading

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WZZM Reporter Peter Ross Leaving After 29 Years

From Mlive.com: GRAND RAPIDS, MI – WZZM-TV 13 reporter Peter Ross, after 29 years in the news business in West Michigan, is leaving TV journalism. Ross is departing the ABC-TV affiliate to become regional director for the West Michigan office … Continue reading

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FOX 17’s Tim Doty to anchor in Indianapolis

13-year FOX 17 news personality Tim Doty has officially anchored his last broadcast in Grand Rapids. Tim will be the morning and noon anchor at WTTV in Indianapolis when the station launches as the CBS affiliate January 1. He took to … Continue reading

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From Radio DJ to TV Reporter- Jackie Green joins FOX 17

Former WGRD Radio DJ Jackie Green is the newest TV personality on FOX 17 News. MLive.com reports Jackie made the transition to television news after six years in local radio. This week marks her first on-air at FOX 17, covering local feature … Continue reading

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WOOD TV8 Meteorologist Laura Velasquez Denver Bound

WOOD TV8 announced the news on Facebook that this will be Laura Velasquez’s last week on-air at the station before she joins KDVR-TV in Denver. Her last day at WOOD TV8 is July 4.

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FOX 17 announces news at 11 p.m.

WXMI-TV announced that on June 2, they will begin airing a FOX 17 half hour local news show at 11 p.m. seven days a week. In 1999 they debuted a half hour 10 p.m. evening news, the first of its … Continue reading

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WZZM 13 Announces Anchor Departure

WZZM 13 News anchor Derek Francis announced he will be leaving the station during the morning show he co-hosts with Lauren Stanton on Monday morning, May 12. The details of the announcement can be found on WZZM’s website. We look forward to … Continue reading

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