Born and raised in Metro Detroit, Savannah Fish is the newest addition to the FOX17 team. While Savanah has spent most of her life in Michigan, she hasn’t spent much time on the west side and is excited to immerse herself into the communities.
Savannah started her news career at 7&4 News in Traverse City. Savannah reported for the morning show covering everything, from: breaking news, severe weather and the latest events and happenings in the northern Michigan communities.
Savannah studied journalism at DePaul University in Chicago and graduated in 2016. During her time there, Savannah had multiple internships including one at WGN News. She interned in the web and social media department for the morning news show.
When Savannah is not in the newsroom you can find her enjoying “lake life” with family and friends or exploring the cities food scene. If you happen to see Savannah out and about, say “hello” she would love to meet you. If you have any story ideas for Savannah, reach out to her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or send her an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WALKER, Mich. — A West Michigan family is mourning the loss of a family member following a fatal crash Wednesday. The crash happened around 2:45 p.m. on Wilson Avenue south of O’Brien Road. The two people inside the car were sisters. The driver was Kimberly Baker, 56, and the passenger was Mary Beduhn, 61. According Beduhn’s son, Harry Demos, Baker crossed the center line of traffic when fighting Wednesday’s windy conditions. “The wind kind of took the vehicle over to […]
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – It’s a Thanksgiving tradition in Grand Rapids that feeds people who are facing homelessness or struggling. Mel Trotter Ministries hosted its 23rd annual Thanksgiving Community Meal on Thursday. 700 volunteers prepared and served meals to nearly 2,000 people at the Devos Place Convention Center in downtown Grand Rapids. The meal included all of the traditional Thanksgiving fixings, from; turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, rolls and more. Organizers say volunteers cooked 800 pounds of sweet potatoes and 1,600 […]
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich– The holiday season is meant to be a happy time of year, but for some it can be difficult, especially those who suffer from addiction. That’s why on Sunday, Guiding Light, allowed their men to host a Thanksgiving meal for loved ones, while they go through their recovery program. The men helped prepare Sunday’s meal, something they say had extra meaning for them. “Of course when you have family or friends, people who care about you people […]
KENTWOOD, Mich. — Seven years after being killed in Afghanistan, West Michigan native and Navy SEAL, David Warsen is still being honored by his family and friends through the David Warsen Legacy Foundation. The foundation was created by David’s mother and fiance shortly after his passing in 2012. The foundations has grown tremendously over the years, however the mission has always stayed the same – spread love, kindness and positivity. The mission is fulfilled each year through multiple events in partnership […]
Wyoming, Mich. – Whether it’s your first time up to bat or your 100th, Bombers Hitting Club is the perfect place to practice your swing this winter season. Bombers Hitting Club is the newest batting cage addition in Wyoming. The space is about 7,000 square-feet and has multiple spaces for people of all ages and skills levels to gear up and practice. The facility caters to a variety of sports outside of baseball, including softball, pitching practice, wiffle ball, kickball […]
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – If you have ever thought about joining the circus, well now you can! And you can do it without leaving your own neighborhood. Grand Rapids Circus, located inside For the Kidz Gymnastics & Trampoline in Wyoming is offering a variety of classes this Fall. No experience is required and any age can participate. Grand Rapids Circus offers aerial yoga, aerial silk, aerial hoop, trapeze, contortion and more. Classes start November 3rd and cost $80 per session. […]
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Residents on Grand Rapids’ Southeast Side have a chance to voice their opinion about a marijuana provisioning center that could soon be opening up in West Michigan. Linc Up in Grand Rapids, 1167 Madison Avenue SE, is hosting a community meeting from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to start a discussion over a new medical marijuana provisioning center that may one day open up shop on the city’s southeast side. “There’s a proposed marijuana facility coming […]
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The door to a tropical paradise opens in downtown Grand Rapids on Saturday, Oct. 19. Max’s South Seas Hideaway, a monumental new tiki-themed restaurant, 58 Ionia Ave. SW in Grand Rapids, will welcome its first guests. A team of skilled tradespeople and artists has spent months transforming the historic three-story building into a Polynesian Pop fantasy world. Max’s will also feature Mark Sellers’s collection of mid-century and modern tiki artifacts— one of the largest collections of […]
WYOMING, Mich. — It’s been named one of the top ten most haunted attractions in the U.S. and is offering new scares to people this year. The Haunt, 1256 28th St S.W. in Wyoming, is open for the season offering scares to anyone brave enough to go inside. For tickets and more information, click here.