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
  • 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 […]

  • Superfans gear up for Michigan vs. Michigan State rivalry game

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan State and University of Michigan square off on the gridiron Saturday at 12 p.m. on FOX. Across West Michigan, superfans are gearing up for the annual in-state battle for the Paul Bunyan Trophy. Many will find solace in their fan caves, decked out in green or white or maize and blue. If we’re talking fan caves, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better one than Michigan superfan Matt Gregory’s. “It just turned into a […]

  • GVSU student government removes Pledge of Allegiance from agenda

    ALLENDALE, Mich. — The student government at Grand Valley State University has removed the Pledge of Allegiance from their meeting agenda. It happened after a vote at the student senate meeting Thursday night. It’s been a discussion at the university for several weeks. “A senator brought it to the attention of the general body about three or four weeks into the semester, ever since then it’s been a pretty continuous conversation,” GVSU Student Senate VP of Public Relations Ryan Fritz […]

  • Empowering Women: Veteran turns passion into business in Ada

    ADA, Mich. — A U.S. Marine Corps veteran is empowering women with her growing start-up brand. Carrie Papke was an officer in the Marines. After serving seven years, she moved to West Michigan to start a family and turn her passion into a business. While working in Washington D.C.,  Papke also began blogging about activewear. “I found out  there were a lot of great brands people didn’t know about and have never tried before. There’s not a lot of stores […]

  • Albion College basketball player remembered for infectious smile, leadership on and off the court

    ALBION, Mich. — An Albion College basketball player is dead after being struck by an Amtrak train Saturday night. Police say he intentionally walked into the path of the train. Nineteen-year-old Zachary Winston was a sophomore on the Albion College basketball team. Winston’s death came as a shock to the Albion College campus he called home. “He’s a guy that gave it all on the court, all in the classroom, impacted every aspect at the college he touched in a […]

  • Licensed medical marijuana sellers warn of ‘black market’ THC vaping products

    NUNICA, Mich. — Health officials are finding a common link in the nationwide vaping-related illness outbreak. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control says Vitamin E Acetate has been found to be a common link in the vaping-related illness outbreak that  injured thousands and left nearly 40 people dead, including one in Michigan. Many who got sick say they vaped THC products and both health officials and licensed medical marijuana providers are warning people about the dangers of untested products. “We inform […]

  • Woman on disability loses almost everything in house fire

    SPRING LAKE, Mich. –A duplex was destroyed in a fire Thursday night, displacing a handful of people. The fire broke out around 5:30 p.m. and burned well into the night. A family on one half lost two dogs, the woman on the other half of the home lost a cat and almost everything else. “I haven’t been able to process a whole lot, cause its just overwhelming,” Tracy Holt said. Tracy Holt was about to shower when she noticed smoke […]

  • Friends surprise Marine returning home from Boot Camp with renovated truck

    GREENVILLE, Mich. — A  group of guys in Greenville wanted to surprise their good friend when he came back home from Marine Boot Camp in Parris Island, so they spent a lot of time and money, transforming his old, run-down truck. “I see it, and instantly it was just water works, I was just crying like a little baby,” Kaeleb Mattix said. Mattix just returned home from Marine Boot Camp, when his friends surprised him with his old truck, totally […]

  • South Haven voters to decide on future of recreational marijuana businesses

    SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. — On Tuesday, voters will hit the polls for local elections, and in a handful of places they will have to make a decision when it comes to recreational marijuana. Last November, voters legalized marijuana statewide, but local cities and townships can still opt-out from having marijuana businesses in their towns. Over the last several months, hundreds of cities and towns in Michigan have opted-out, effectively banning recreational marijuana businesses. Now cities like South Haven are asking […]

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