Fanchon Stinger is the evening news co-anchor for Fox 59 News in Indianapolis. She currently anchors the 4pm and 10pm newscasts. Fanchon is excited about being a part of Central Indiana and contributing to the positive growth of the community and to the success of central Indiana young people.
Before joining Fox 59 News, Stinger was a news anchor and reporter for 11 years in Detroit, Michigan where she was born and raised. She co-anchored FOX 2 News Morning weekdays. Stinger was an investigative reporter in the FOX 2 Problem Solver unit and the editor of “Gen Next Honor Roll,” a special news feature that profiles outstanding young people.
Fanchon Stinger has won eleven Emmy awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences: The Associated Press-Michigan named Stinger Best Reporter in 2000. She also was the Society of Professional Journalists finalist for Young Journalist of the Year 2002; The United States Department of Health and Human Services awarded Stinger its highest honor, the Inspector General’s Integrity Award.
Stinger maintains strong ties to the community and a deep commitment to enrich of the lives of young people through motivational speaking and seminars, and her involvement with many public service causes she supports on a personal level.
Stinger graduated from the University of Michigan with honors, completing a dual Bachelor’s degree in English and communications. She started her Career in Saginaw, Michigan 1993-1997.
Fanchon is engaged to be married in September 2010. She loves taking walks with her fiancé and puppy, Arie. She enjoys travelling and experiencing the different cultures of the world, reading, exercising, and eating!!