Metro Detroit: Newsmakers July 12, 2008

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Detroit News:

In the world of TV news personalities in Detroit, Fanchon Stinger was the rising anchorwoman who seemingly had it all: good looks, a charming personality and a fat-salaried position. Stinger, 37, who began her career as an intern at Fox 2 Detroit, climbed fast and impressed many with her drive. She became an investigative reporter and then moved to the station's morning show anchor chair in 2004. Her annual salary was more than $300,000. But her meteoric career came crashing down this week. She was let go Thursday from Fox 2 following revelations that her own media company placed advertisements in connection with a Detroit sludge contract that is under federal investigation... For Fox anchor, unlikely stumble (Sat, 7/12)

 


 

Detroit Free Press:

Just when WJBK-TV (Channel 2) got out of the spotlight with the departure of Synagro-tainted news anchor Fanchon Stinger, it finds itself with a competitor for its successful 10 p.m. newscast. Starting Monday, WMYD-TV (Channel 20) will launch a half-hour newscast courtesy of the Independent News Network in Davenport, Iowa. As INN explains on its Web site, it "offers a customized, quality-driven newscast in English or Spanish. This service is delivered by experienced anchor and reporter teams at a fraction of the cost to produce it internally... Names and Faces (Sat, 7/12)

 

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