Savannah Fish

Born and raised in Metro Detroit, Savannah Fish is the newest addition to the FOX17 team. While Savanah has spent most of her life in Michigan, she hasn’t spent much time on the west side and is excited to immerse herself into the communities.

Savannah started her news career at 7&4 News in Traverse City. Savannah reported for the morning show covering everything, from: breaking news, severe weather and the latest events and happenings in the northern Michigan communities.

Savannah studied journalism at DePaul University in Chicago and graduated in 2016. During her time there, Savannah had multiple internships including one at WGN News. She interned in the web and social media department for the morning news show.

When Savannah is not in the newsroom you can find her enjoying “lake life” with family and friends or exploring the cities food scene. If you happen to see Savannah out and about, say “hello” she would love to meet you. If you have any story ideas for Savannah, reach out to her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or send her an email to sfish@fox17online.com.


Recent Articles
  • First responders honor 9/11 fallen heroes with stair climb

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – On Wednesday, fire departments from across southwest Michigan will gather in Kalamazoo to participate in a 9/11 memorial stair climb. The annual stair climb takes place at Wings Event Center in Kalamazoo at 9a.m. 150 participants and multiple departments are expected. All of the money raised will go directly towards the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. The foundation is dedicated to helping the families in New York who lost a hero, now, 18 years ago. Last year the […]

  • Ionia Public Schools closed Tuesday for bomb threat

    IONIA, Mich. — Ionia Public Schools will be closed Tuesday after a bomb threat was made on Sunday. In a Facebook post, Superintendent Ron Wilson said the threat was made against the high school for Tuesday morning. The building will be placed on lockdown until Michigan State Police can complete a search.  

  • TreeRunner celebrates Labor Day weekend with disco themed event

    Grand Rapids, Mich. – Get groovy in the trees this labor day weekend at TreeRunner Adventure Park in Grand Rapids. The park is hosting a special disco themed event for all adventure seekers. The event will feature disco balls, disco lights, disco music and more on Saturday from 6p.m. to 9p.m. The park offers tree obstacle courses for every skill level, including; junior, beginner, intermediate, medium and advanced. So come climb in the trees and get groovy this holiday weekend! […]

  • Ford Airport to announce expansion, new airline

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Gerald R. Ford International Airport will reveal a new airline and expansion plans Wednesday. The new airline is flying into Grand Rapids at 1:30 p.m. The Gerald R. Ford Airport Authority Board and airport leadership will give details on the $90 million expansion project at 9:30 a.m. U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland, and a representative from Michigan Sen. Peter MacGregor’s office will attend.

  • Bungee fitness classes coming to Grand Rapids studio

    Grand Rapids, Mich. – Fly into a new fitness program with bungee fitness classes at Zeal Aerial Fitness. The fitness studio is the only studio in Michigan to offer the low impact, high energy classes. Teachers at Zeal Aerial were recently trained by Grounded Aerial, a bungee training company that travels the world teaching bungee! The classes are good for everyone. All ages, sizes and physical ability are able to take these classes. Zeal Aerial is offering classes the next […]

  • 15th annual 28th Street Metro Cruise in Wyoming

    WYOMING, Mich. — Today kicks off the start of the 15th annual 28th Street Metro Cruise in Wyoming. The event features 16 miles of more than 300 collector cars between Cascade and Grandville along 28th Street. You can visit the center of the event at Rogers Plaza in Wyoming. More than 275,000+ spectators are expected to attend over two days. There will also be tons of food from local vendors, sponsor booths, and lots of other entertainment.

  • Overnight police presence near scene of deadly Muskegon shooting

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — We are working to learn more information about a heavy police presence late Sunday night into Monday morning. Last night, our crew saw several Muskegon police officers blocking off the area near W. Grand Avenue and 7th Street in Muskegon with crime scene tape. This is not far away from Muskegon High School and also near where a 16-year-old teen was shot and killed while walking home from a party. So far in that case, investigators say […]

  • Back to School: How bus drivers are preparing and keeping kids safe

    KENT COUNTY, Mich. – Back to school means back to riding the bus for a lot of West Michigan students. That also means bus drivers are getting ready and making sure their busses are ready to hit the road. Kenowa Hills school bus drivers prepared by hitting the road Wednesday to get re-familiar with their busses and routes on dry runs. But they aren’t just preparing this week, school bus drivers say before every trip bus driver do a thorough safety check […]

  • Jenison counselor returns to school for 52nd year

    JENISON, Mich. — Students and teachers are heading back to class across West Michigan, including one teacher who is returning to school for his 52nd year. Mr. Terry Dykstra, a Jenison High School counselor has worked at the school for over half a century. As you can imagine it takes a special person to not only be a teacher but teach with passion for all those years and he has it! “I think I long wanted to be a teacher […]

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