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WILX Announces Fred Heumann Joins Sports 10 Team

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November 05, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, November 5, 2020

WILX ANNOUNCES FRED HEUMANN WILL BE JOINING THE WILX SPORTS 10 TEAM.
WILX News 10 is excited to add longtime Michigan Sports Broadcaster, Fred Heumann to the Sports 10 team.

Heumann, a familiar name in Mid-Michigan sports, having worked in broadcast for 39 years in various TV and radio stations in Lansing, Flint and Detroit, most recently WLNS-TV in Lansing. Heumann has won over a dozen awards for best sportscast, by MAB (Michigan Association of Broadcasters) and by the Associated Press, in addition to winning an Emmy Award for outstanding feature reporting. He was elected to the CMU Journalism Hall of Fame in 2018 and is an avid collector of sports paraphernalia and a below average golfer. Heumann joins a staff that consists of Tim Staudt, Kellan Buddy and Natalie Kerwin at WILX.

He will be involved in a variety of on-air projects including his well-known feature stories titled “The Heumann Touch,” in addition to producing and co-hosting Sports Blitz and various other WILX sports specials. Heumann is also a Wednesday noon regular on Staudt on Sports radio, WVFN AM 730.

About WILX: WILX TV-10 (NBC) is a Gray Television station and has been the NBC affiliate in the Lansing/Jackson, Michigan market for 60 years. News 10 has received numerous awards for journalism and is frequently recognized as a leader in the community. WILX Contact: VP/GM Debbie Petersmark (direct 517-819-2461). Main phone (517) 393-0110 Website: www.wilx.com
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