GRAND RAPIDS, March 3, 2008–FOX 17 WXMI has named Emily Richett as the new Entertainment Host effective immediately.
As Entertainment Host, Emily writes, produces and hosts daily web shows, such as The Rundown and Odd News. She’s also the host of many other station initiatives like The Six Degrees of FOX 17, The Know Zone and Around the House.
“More people are getting their information and entertainment from the web. It’s exciting to be part of a venture like this from the start.” said Emily.
Emily started at FOX 17 as a news intern in May of 2006. Prior to becoming the Entertainment Host she was a news reporter for the FOX 17 NEWS AT TEN On-Campus segment and did special reports weekday mornings on FOX 17 MORNING NEWS.
Prior to joining FOX 17, Emily worked as a radio newscaster at WIDR 89.1 and was an arts and entertainment writer for the Western Herald at Western Michigan University. She is a graduate of WMU where she majored in Public Relations and minored in Substance Abuse Services.
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