Fox 32 - Kevin Essebaggers

Kevin Essebaggers

Kevin Essebaggers is the co-anchor of 9&10 News at 6 and 9&10 News at 11. He also co-anchors Fox 32 News at 10:00.

Northern Michigan first got to know Kevin during his years as the Live Reporter for Michigan This Morning. A native of Fruitport, Michigan, Kevin holds a Bachelor and a Masters degree from Central Michigan University.

The Michigan Associated Press presented Kevin with the award for best individual reporting in 2003. The Michigan Association of Broadcasters has also honored him with several awards including a best news special award for the program "Stories of the Great Lakes." In 2009 he was recognized regionally with an Edward R. Murrow Award and a Michigan Emmy Award for a special documentary profiling the service of Michigan's World War II veterans.

Before coming to 9&10 News, Kevin worked as an intern at NY1 News in New York City, as well as associate producer and editor at WZZM 13 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He also has extensive experience in radio, serving as a news producer and host on the CMU Public Radio Network, as well as on-air experience at WCEN-FM in the Tri-Cities, and WKBZ in Muskegon. Kevin returned to CMU for a year in 2007 to teach news related courses in the School of Broadcast & Cinematic Arts.

Kevin and his wife live with two loving dogs, and enjoy taking them for walks. He runs in several road races each summer, and likes to camp, travel, root for the Detroit Tigers, garden, and take advantage of the sometimes extreme seasons northern Michigan has to offer.

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