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

Recent Articles
  • Wyoming cellphone store broken into overnight

    WYOMING, Mich. — The Wyoming Police Department is investigating after another cellphone store break-in in Kent County. It happened around 2 a.m. Thursday at the Sprint Store, 2355 Health Dr SW in Wyoming. Watch: Live interview with General Manager about break-in Police say the front door of the store was shattered and it appears the thieves made away with items from the store. Officers are now waiting for the store owner to come and check the inventory and review security […]

  • City of Allegan to discuss future of marijuana

    ALLEGAN, Mich. — City leaders in Allegan have until the end of the year to decide whether to allow marijuana businesses within city limits. When pot was legalized in Michigan for recreational use almost a year ago, cities like Allegan were left to make a decision on whether or not to allow recreational pot businesses. City council proposed an ordinance earlier this year that would allow all forms of recreational marijuana businesses, but promised to hold at least one public […]

  • USRowing Masters National Championship in Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Thousands of people from around the United States and world will be in Grand Rapids this weekend for the USRowing Masters National Championship. The event will be held Aug. 15-18 at Riverside Park in Grand Rapids in partnership with the West Michigan Sports Commission and the West Michigan River Sports Association. The event last took place in Grand Rapids in 2014, the first national rowing event in Michigan. “It’s a privilege to again host the USRowing […]

  • Vegan-friendly restaurant replaces Marie Catrib’s

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Kingfisher Restaurant and Deli is bringing seasonal vegetables to the table, transforming the former Marie Catrib’s into a Mediterranean-influenced brunch destination. Co-owners Joel Wabeke, executive chef and Sarah Wepman are also co-owners of  That Early Bird Cafe and Littlebird. The couple is now focusing on a vegetable friendly menu for breakfast, brunch and lunch in the East Hills community. Many of the items are vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free. Kingfisher’s goal is to make seasonal vegetables the […]

  • Husband and wife both dead after fatal fight

    DOWAGIAC, Mich. — A wife and husband are both dead after an apparent fatal domestic situation early Saturday morning. Dowagiac Public Safety found the 41-year-old husband dead on arrival in the 300 block of McOmber St. The call came in around 8:45 p.m. Crews also found the man’s wife, a 49-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound.  She was taken to Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital where she later died from her injuries. Investigators say it does not appear that anyone else […]

  • Swearing-in of new GR police chief Monday

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — It’s a historic day in Grand Rapids, where the police department is set to swear in its new police chief, Deputy Chief Eric Payne, who has been with the department for more than three decades. He is also the city’s first African American chief, who says the department will see some significant changes under his leadership. “I think there’s a lot of good that’s going on with the Grand Rapids Police Department, I think I can […]

  • Cooling centers throughout West Michigan offer relief from the heat

    WEST MICHIGAN – Dangerously hot temps are pushing a handful of cities to open cooling centers to keep families safe. ALBION: opening four centers to help families escape the heat: 1.) The District Library 2.) Forks Senior Center 3.) City Hall 4.) Tractor Supply Company BATTLE CREEK: has three cooling centers will offer safety: 1.) Willard Beach will continue free admission on Saturday. 2.) Kellogg Arena will be open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. 3.) Second Missionary Baptist Church will be […]

  • Traveling water circus comes to The Lakes Mall in Muskegon

    MUSKEGON, Mich. – Cirque Italia is bringing its first ever water circus to Muskegon at the Lakes Mall from July 18-21. Cirque Italia is a European Circus aquatic spectacular showcasing talent from around the world. 30 performers from 25 countries will perform in a unique tent holding 35,000 gallons of water on it’s custom designed stage. Acts include aerial acrobats, hand balancing, contortionists, and death defying stunts sure to harness your inner-child. Tickets can be bought online or at the box […]

  • Studio Park project preparing for September opening

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Studio Park Project in Grand Rapids is preparing for its grand opening in September. Our Brody Carter got an inside look at the progress construction crews are making.

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