WXMI-TV (Grand Rapids) has hired former WWTV/WWUP-TV anchor Michelle Dunaway. Dunaway will be joining Fox-17’s Morning News as anchor/reporter. She made the announcement on her social media pages including this announcement on her Facebook page:
“In continuing coverage of our life’s transitions, I am beyond thrilled to announce my next big career move – back into television. I cannot wait to join the talented team on Fox-17 WXMI Morning News! Looking forward to meeting great people around west Michigan and making a difference in an area I already love so much! Stay tuned…”
Dunaway started her career at KFXB-TV in Dubuque, Iowa. From there, she moved on to WWTV/WWUP-TV in Cadillac/Traverse City in 2000, where she spent 20 years doing just about every job from reporter, to anchor, to a creator, host and executive producer of a lifestyle show. Dunaway has won two separate Emmy Awards in 2008 & 2012 and a Reporter of the Year award from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters in 2010.
She will make her debut on WXMI this Monday, 11/22.