Weekend News Anchor / Reporter
Grand Rapids is a place that immediately felt like home to me, from the beautiful landscapes to some of the friendliest people I've ever met.
I should have known that I would be a reporter someday when my mother told me I started talking at 8 months and never really stopped! I enjoy meeting people through my reporting, it's one of the things I love so much about it, and the fact that every day is different and you never really know where it will take you.
In May of 2006 I began my position as a health reporter for WZZM and in June of 2007 helped launch Healthy You a weekly health show which I also host.
I came to Grand Rapids from Green Bay, Wisconsin, but my hometown is Erie, PA so I sympathize with the snowfall of West Michigan.
I love to bake, which is why I needed to take up running. I'd love to say that I play golf, but I really just own clubs and swing at the ball every once in a while. I enjoy chatting with my girlfriends, and getting finger paintings from my niece and nephew who live too far away in New York City.
And I love to hear from viewers, it's the only way I know if you like the job I'm doing.
Thanks for inviting me into your home on the weekends West Michigan!
You can email Val at firstname.lastname@example.org
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