It has always been fascinating to me to learn about what’s going on in the world and there’s always a lot going on in Metro Detroit. Whether it’s health, business, politics, sports, or stories about life, I love meeting people and telling their stories. Some of my favorite stories are the ones that make you and me laugh! It’s been my pleasure to tell those stories on WWJ since 1997….working with a great group of people who are smart and funny!
I grew up in Mansfield, Ohio and graduated from Iowa State University with a Journalism degree. My first job was in Marietta, Ohio where I got to do everything including a call-in show where people would try to sell items like you would now on the internet! From there, I worked at WOHO/3WM in Toledo and met my husband, Ed Coury, who now does the Wall Street Journal reports on WWJ. We both worked at WWWE (now WTAM) in Cleveland and I spent a couple of years prior to that at W-E-R-E … always working as a reporter, news anchor, and assignment editor.
We have two children who keep us busy. We also have a Golden Retriever, who thinks I work for her! In my spare time, I play tennis, go to movies, and spend time with friends and family.
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Osborne High School students marched in the area of the school calling for abandoned homes nearby to be boarded-up.
“We show them all the progress that we have made and all the things that we are learning.”
Hundreds of teens are hoping the force was with them as they auditioned for the new “Star Wars” movie in Troy.
“You can’t just shoot someone who’s knocking on your door.”
The wearable computer doesn’t come out until next year but Google gave the high-tech glasses a test run in Detroit.
Metro Detroit’s Philippine community is working to help since many of the 3500 Filipino people living in Metro Detroit have relatives in the area affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
As overtime has been a chronic problem in the Wayne County jails this year, a new class of deputies will join the force.
Since you set your clocks back this weekend, it’s also time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors. The Detroit Fire Department is handing out free batteries for smoke detectors if you turn in your old ones.
It all started when a woman shot herself in the chest at her father’s bar on Kercheval near Eastlawn on Detroit’s east side at about 1:00 Sunday morning.
Some 27,000 people laced up their running shoes for the 36th Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon on Sunday.