Aaron Parseghian joined the FOX 17 News team in April 2019.

Aaron was born and raised in Massachusetts. He graduated from the University of Vermont with a degree in film and television studies and economics.

Though new to west Michigan, Aaron spent the last three years calling northern Michigan home as a news anchor and reporter at WBKB in Alpena and for the past two years at WWTV in Petoskey.

Aaron is avid golfer, skier and guitarist, he is excited to see all West Michigan has to offer!

Any questions, story tips or ideas? Feel free to e-mail him at aparseghian@fox17online.com

Recent Articles
  • ‘We are making history’: Hundreds line up for first day of legal marijuana sales

    ANN ARBOR, Mich — The first day of recreational marijuana sales brought hundreds of people to Ann Arbor, where three shops secured licenses and were ready for business Sunday. Beginning early Sunday morning, hundreds of people formed lines around the city, most were waiting several hours before they could get their chance to buy. “Everyone’s just excited, you know this is what we all went out and voted for, this is what we come out for,” Amanda Amore said. “I […]

  • ‘She was just a very loving, caring woman’: Family mourns woman killed in crash

    SPARTA, Mich. — A family in Sparta is mourning a beloved woman, killed in a crash in Walker on Wednesday. Kimberly Baker and her sister Mary Beduhn were driving home from Battle Creek on Wednesday afternoon when police say Baker lost control and went into oncoming traffic. Baker was killed after her car collided with a semi-truck. Kimberly Baker’s family says she was the glue that held them together, her presence will be missed by them and  dozens of others. “I […]

  • AG warns of ‘drop-shipping’ and online rip-offs this holiday season

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — Online scammers are targeting your pockets this holiday season, with a common rip off tactic called “Drop-Shipping.” Drop shippers are sellers that use social media and websites to sell products they don’t actually have in-stock. Great prices catch the eye of victims, who end up paying more than they typically cost because the seller sends the order to a third party. In some cases, buyers never receive the items they paid for. “I’m normally a pretty savvy […]

  • Officials: Man shot and killed after pointing gun at deputies

    GAINES TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A man is dead after a deputy-involved shooting in Gaines Township. Police say the man pointed a gun at deputies before one of the deputies shot and killed him. Kent County deputies were responding to an altercation at a home on 100th Street in the Caledonia area early Sunday morning. The sheriff’s office says that’s where they found a man with a gun. There was some sort of struggle involved before police say the man pointed the […]

  • Superheroes, first responders bring Christmas cheer to 5 year-old with rare form of brain cancer

    IONIA, Mich. — A 5 year-old boy in Ionia continues his battle with DIPG, a rare form of terminal brain cancer. Peyton Dennis is fighting hard and on Saturday a group of heroes showed their support with a holiday surprise. The League of Enchantment is a non-profit organization made up of volunteers who dress-up like superheroes and other characters, making visits to kids across the state. Alongside local police officers, medics and firefighters, the group made a grand entrance to […]

  • Crews demolish home before it falls into Lake Michigan

    PARK TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Crews in Ottawa County demolished a home before Mother Nature could fully take it down. Until Friday afternoon, a home on Lakeshore Drive in Park Township was teetering on the edge of a cliff. Officials say it was only a matter of time before the home was taken down by severe erosion. It took about an hour for contractors to fully demolish it . It’s the responsibility of the property owner to take care of it. […]

  • With high winds and waves, erosion concerns continue on lakeshore

    SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. — High winds are battering the lakeshore where concerns are once again focused on erosion. “We’ll be able to hear the winds and the waves crashing, and we’ll probably get up tomorrow morning go down there and see what we got left today. That’s the sad state of affairs,” South Haven resident Bob Engmark said. This year, near-record high lake levels have done damage to dunes and property. A South Haven beach outside Engmark’s home is no […]

  • ‘Wassup Ionia? Podcast’ host highlights good in community

    IONIA, Mich. —  Over the last several weeks, Damian Hansen has been setting up microphones, a camera and asking questions. “As soon as people hear about it, they were excited about it and it’s been an organic thing,” Hansen said. Hansen is a member of the Wassup Ionia? Facebook page, where he began posting videos promoting his farm stand, in turn giving him his latest idea. “People were coming and talking to me at the market and I was getting […]

  • Artwork made by prisoners on display in Wyoming

    WYOMING, Mich. — Artwork made by prisoners from all over the country is now on display at the Kent District Library in Wyoming. The art is curated by Crossroads Prison Ministries a non-profit organization based in Grand Rapids. “Men and women in prison are matched with mentors who then write to the students and then go through a bible study program together,” Crossroads Prison Ministries Prison Art Project Coordinator Eliezer Yeong said. It’s deeper than just paint, the organization alsohopes […]

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