About This Project
Fanchon Stinger is the evening news anchor for Fox 59 News 5pm, 6pm, 7pm & 10pm in Indianapolis. Executive Producer, anchor/reporter of Community Hero series highlighting people who make a difference in central Indiana.
Fanchon Stinger has received numerous awards and recognition for her professional work. She has won 15 Emmy awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, most recently Best Series Societal Concerns 2016; Best Evening Newscast 2015; Plus 12 others in various categories over the years including Best Anchor and Best Reporter.
The Associated Press-Michigan named Stinger Best Reporter in 2000. She also was the Society of Professional Journalists finalist for Young Journalist of the Year 2002; Best Spot News Reporting for her coverage of the attack on the World Trade Center in New York City; and Best General Reporting for her investigative report busting a fake doctor. Other awards include, the United States Department of Health and Human Services awarded Stinger its highest honor, the Inspector General’s Integrity Award; The 2016 Service to Mankind Awards District and Club from Sertoma Club; The 2018 & 2015 Inspire Award for Mentor of the Year from College Mentors for Kids; The 2008 Flame of Inspiration Award from Compuware for leadership in the Metro-Detroit Community.