Known for his presence on-scene at breaking news and keeping the public updated on happenings throughout the state, Brody Carter has been serving West Michigan at Fox 17 News almost four years. A graduate of Purdue University, he got his start in Texas after uprooting his life and jumping head-first into the business.
Brody joined the Fox 17 family as a news reporter in 2013 and has since taken over responsibilities on the desk as one of our weekend morning anchors.
Recently married in December, Brody and his wife, Lindsay enjoy spending time with family, playing music, and exploring the state with their toy-poodle named Henry. Brody is an avid reader and if you’re lucky, you might find him playing guitar at local open-mics throughout the state.
If you have a story you would like Brody to cover, you can send him an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Construction is set to begin on a new Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Friday’s groundbreaking will start at 1 p.m., Friday bringing in dignitaries from the state capitol and city of Grand Rapids to celebrate a new home away from home for long-term care veterans. The new facility is par of a state wide commitment to modernize care for military veterans. Plans include a community center surrounded by several neighborhood buildings which house about 32 residents […]
Doctors told Camille Frede’s family she would only live four years with a rare disease. Now 20 years later, she’s defying all odds and training for the World Transplant Games. Camille Frede, 29, was diagnosed as with pulmonary hypertension (PH) as a child, which is high blood pressure in the lungs. Her heart was working overtime to push enough oxygen and blood throughout the body for nearly 20 years, leaving her blue, short of breath, and ultimately in heart failure. “Normally, […]
MATTAWAN, Mich. – Michigan touts 154 species of fish, 11 thousand inland lakes and 36 thousand miles of streams; 6 fish hatcheries are responsible for keeping our public waters competing as one of the best states to fish, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Saturday’s trout season opener marked the beginning of prime fishing throughout the state. Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery is doing their part by raising four species of fish: Great Lake Muskies, Chinook Salmon, Steelhead Trout, and […]
MUSKEGON, Mich. – The 490 Bakery is making life sweeter for for men and women returning home from prison, giving them transitional employment to rebuild life skills both in and outside the workplace. Owner Davine Calkins not only specializes in cookies, her hidden passion is to train and raise great leaders while uncovering the talents in both men and women they hire. The 490 Bakery is currently operates out of Kitchen 242 at the Muskegon Farmer’s Market, giving previous incarcerates […]
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. – For 100 years skydivers have been falling from the sky and Skydive Grand Haven is showcasing an impressive canvas of the Lake Michigan shoreline while bringing the sport to new heights. Our Brody Carter took the leap of faith from 10,000 feet to celebrate the centennial, revealing raw emotional reactions one experiences after jumping out of an airplane. David Vincent, Safety and Training Advisor at Skydive Grand Haven has jumped more than 1,000 times, saying it’s […]
HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Fire at a church in Holland Township Friday morning will impact Easter services this weekend. The pastor of the church said he was the one who saw smoke and flames coming from the church. “It’s 3 a.m. and I looked out the window and I saw smoke coming from the church building,” Mike Scholten said. “I walked over and opened the doors here to the side of the building and smoke came out, then I called […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio – After losing her son to a tragic drowning, a young mother’s wish to hear her son’s heartbeat once again came true this weekend. Amber Curry made the difficult decision to donate her child’s organs after her son, Braydon, 3, drowned in 2018. The young mother took to Facebook, searching online for the recipient family in hopes of hearing her child’s heartbeat one more time. “That was the last time I heard his heartbeat, was on a machine,” […]
Grand Rapids, Mich. – QuickHIT Fitness Lab is a new way to exercise your muscles in a fraction of the time of a typical trip to the gym. The science-backed workout uses a Robotically Controlled Resistance Training exercise machine that uses resistance based techniques. The more you resist against the machine, the more the machine resists against you. Using their method of Super slow High Intensity Training (HIT), you’ll only hit the gym 1-2 times per week for roughly […]
WEST MICHIGAN – Graduation rates are on the rise at both the Grand Rapids Public and Kalamazoo Public School districts. Data from the Michigan Center for Educational Performance and Information show 61 percent of African-American Males are now graduation, a 15 percent increase since 2013. Superintendent Dr. Michael Rice released the numbers at a Board of Education meeting on March 14, praising Loy Norrix and Kalamazoo Central for exceeding the state’s graduation rate of 80.6 percent. Dr. Rice says they’ve […]