Ann Emmerich

Anchor/Reporter
WILX | Lansing, Michigan
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Ann Emmerich is an anchor/reporter for WILX News 10

Ann Emmerich is a native Michigander who grew up in Metropolitan Detroit, and has spent the last 18 years raising her three sons in Lansing.

Ann is a proud graduate of Central Michigan University where she earned a degree in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts and Journalism. She started her career in Northern Michigan as an Anchor/Reporter for WWTV-WWUP-TV 9 & 10. A few years later, she took a 10 year break from TV News to launch another career as a Stay-at-Home Mom. In 2003, Ann was hired at WLNS-TV 6 as Producer of the Noon and 5 p.m. newscasts. Two years later, she was promoted to Anchor/Reporter. Emmerich spent the next 5 years as the Weekend Anchor, and another 2 on the desk at noon.

Ann has received several awards for her reporting and anchoring. She won an Emmy for a 2012 Investigative Report which revealed problems with Ingham County's 911 Consolidation. She's also received 9 other Emmy nominations, including Anchor and Reporter. Ann's work has also been recognized by the Associated Press and the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. In 2011, Ingham County Animal Shelter recognized Ann with a Humanitarian of the Year Award.

Ann's most memorable moments in her broadcasting career include interviewing Presidential Candidate Barack Obama, covering the long and emotional murder trial of Tim and Lisa Holland,
and working on the month long investigation of Ingham County's 911 Consolidation. She also enjoyed covering 2014 Olympic Ice Dance Gold Medalists Charlie White and Meryl Davis.

Ann has volunteered with several area organizations. She's served on the Board of Highfields, Inc., and is active with the Tri-County Office on Aging. Ann also serves on the Board of Governors for the Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

When she's not looking for a good story, Ann enjoys curling up on the couch with a good book, trying out new recipes, and spending time with family.

If you have any questions or story ideas for Ann, email her at ann.emmerich@wilx.com

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