April Morton is a Detroit native, and a graduate of Wayne State University, with a BA in Speech/Communications.

She has several years of TV broadcast experience in both small and large markets. April started her career as an intern for WJBK FOX-2 news.

Her first professional job was at WLNS in Lansing, Michigan.

Fast forward, to one husband and two kids later, April found herself Reporting on Detroit radio, a career that was short-lived.

After realizing the dream of being on-camera wasn’t going away, she accepted a Reporter position at WNEM TV-5 in Saginaw.

Now, April is beyond excited to be in her hometown as a Reporter, telling the stories of those in her community.

Latest From April Morton

Preserving Legacy, Sister’s Return To Revitalize Childhood Neighborhood, After Seeing Increase In BlightCanfield Consortium along with partner Wayne State University's MPA (Masters of Public Administration) is hosting a Fall Festival and neighborhood cleanup (Saturday, October 23, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.) in the area around the newly unveiled Black art park "East Canfield Pavilion." This is part of a continued program where Candfield Consortium - a nonprofit 501
City Of Hamtramck Passes Out Free Water Filters To Residents Following Discovery Of Lead In Drinking WaterAfter detecting lead in the drinking water, the City of Hamtramck has partnered with Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) to distribute one free water filter with replacement cartridges, per address, to Hamtramck residents on October 21, 2021 from 11am until 2 pm in the Hamtramck Town Center parking lot. Additional distribution events will be scheduled and posted in the upcoming weeks.
‘My Church Is Praying For Them’ But Haitian Pastor Living In Detroit Wants American Kidnapping To Shine Light On Haitians Plight In HaitiHaitian pastor living in Detroit says he’s praying for the safe return of kidnapped Americans in Haiti. Says he hopes this shines a light on the kidnapping of Haitians everyday for years in the Country.
DPD Officers Help Save The Life Of A Free Press Marathon Runner Who Collapsed SundayTwo Detroit Police Officers helped save a runner's life Sunday when he collapsed during the Detroit Free Press Marathon. They performed chest compressions on the 26-year-old until EMS arrived.
Motor City Comic Con Happening This Weekend At The Suburban Collection Showplace, Features Several Celebrity AppearancesMotor City Comic Con’s annual event takes place every May and because of the health restrictions, the 2021 event was moved to October 15-17, 2021. The convention will return to being hosted annually in May, in 2022. Both events will take place at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. Many celebrity guests will make appearances this weekend.