WGN-TV is mourning the absence of former news anchor Alison Payne, who is 57 years old.
Payne worked at WGN-TV for 21 years, she worked in Saginaw, Michigan in 1990 when she was 25 years old. She then she continued to hide many necessary stories around the world, while tracing the roots of former President Obama in Kenya, and went to the Ivory Coast with Pastor Jesse Jackson.
Allison Payne is a reporter for WGN-TV. There are two videos in the C-SPAN video library; the first appearance was a ceremony in 2001. The year with the highest average number of views per show was 2002, and the average number of views per program was 302. Most common label: Illinois.
Alison Payne joined Renaissance High School in Detroit and received a bachelor’s degree. She has a Ph.D. from Mercy University of Detroit. To obtain a master’s degree in radio / television / film, she studied at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. She began her career in television news when she interned at WNWO, an affiliate of NBC Ohio. In just one month, she was promoted to the station’s evening news anchor.
Later, Allison Payne moved to NBC affiliate WNEM-TV as a co-host at 6pm. Broadcasting of news at 11pm.
In 1990, Allison Payne moved to WGN-TV as an expat reporter. Allison Payne traveled most of the world as an international journalist.
Some of Alison Payne’s adventures include traveling to the Middle East to report on the tensions between Israel, Syria and Lebanon, and her visit to Kenya to trace the root cause of Barack Obama.
After management agreed to terminate her current contract, Alison Payne left WGN-TV in September 2011. Due to her health concerns, she has a 21-year relationship with the station. She expressed her willingness to continue serving as an anchor.
Alison Payne has won nine Emmys. Furthermore, she is also a popular public speaker and is actively involved in community building.