From Radio DJ to TV Reporter- Jackie Green joins FOX 17

10551030_340706596079825_7570338580395149031_n Former WGRD Radio DJ Jackie Green is the newest TV personality on FOX 17 News. reports Jackie made the transition to television news after six years in local radio. This week marks her first on-air at FOX 17, covering local feature and entertainment news. Jackie recently posted about her new role on Facebook, "First few days at Fox have been very fun, so much new stuff to learn it's going to take a while to master it." You can read more about Jackie Green and her new position at FOX 17 on

Lisa LaPlante, Hailey Frances Leaving WXMI

FOX 17 reporter Lisa LaPlante leaving WXMI-TV after 13 years on air in Grand Rapids Published: Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 7:00 PM | Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk | The GR Press GRAND RAPIDS – FOX 17 reporter Lisa LaPlante, one of the original members of the WXMI-TV news team, is leaving the station after nearly 13 years.  LaPlante has accepted the position of marketing and communications manager for the Kent County Health Department. Her final day at FOX 17 is Aug. 31, just weeks after reporter Hailey Frances left the station to take a new position in Arizona. (More)