“We have a huge responsibility to the community to provide vital health and safety information, whether it’s a consumer alert about a virus on your computer, or a salmonella outbreak.Whatever story we do, we have a responsibility to make it as relevant and important and informative to our community as we possibly can.” Paying It Forward By late 2002, she knew she wanted to do something to promote education for children, but was it to be a scholarship fund, or possibly a mentoring program?
His seventeen books include the national bestseller A Is For America (2001), Fibblestax (2000), and Memoirs of a Goldfish (2010) which won the Wanda Gag Award as the nation's best "read aloud" book.
His most recent book is Memoirs of a Parrot illustrated by Tim Bowers, published by Sleeping Bear Press in 2016. "One Kansas Farmer," illustrated by Doug Bowles, was released in 2009.
The coverage he led brought the station a Peabody Award. His most recent Murrow Award was the 2012 award for writing.
He currently anchors the primary newscasts for WDIV-TV, the NBC affiliate in Detroit. In 2009, his documentary on the search for the automotive fuel of the future, "Fuel's Gold," won for Best Documentary.
She spoke about some of the higher standards WDIV upholds in reporting and the unmatched years of experience presented during the 5 p.m. (Carmen Harlan, Devin Scillian, Bernie Smilovitz and Chuck Gaidica combined makes for Detroit's most veteran team of anchors during any timeslot.) But who knew that forcing comedy from a silly video was also part of the station's priorities?