Amy Lange, FOX 2 News and Shannon Murphy, Channel 955
Amy Lange is a general assignment and investigative reporter with the FOX 2 Problem Solvers.
She joined the station in April 1998 and while here has been honored for her work by the Society of Professional Journalists, the Michigan Association of Broadcasters and the Associated Press. Lange also has been nominated for several Emmy awards and won a 2009 Health/Science - News Feature Emmy for "Spine Story - A Reporter Breaks Her Neck," her own very personal, heartfelt account of her life-threatening injuries following a fall. She also received Emmy honors in 2006 for "Heart Gallery" in the Societal Concerns News Feature category and the Best Investigative Reporter award.
Lange came to FOX 2 from WEYI-TV in Flint, Michigan, where she worked as a reporter/anchor from 1996 until 1998. Before joining WEYI, Lange was a news promotions producer and an associate news producer at WTVJ in Miami, Florida.
Long invested in addressing the community's societal problems both in front of and behind the camera lens, Lange actively supports Community Living Services, which helps individuals with disabilities and seniors achieve independence, Boys and Girls Republic, which provides therapeutic and educational services to at-risk youth and families and the Homeless Action Network of Detroit (HAND), of which she is a board member.
Lange graduated cum laude with honors from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, where she majored in Broadcast Jounalism and Spanish. In 2008 she received her Master's degree in Social Justice from Marygrove College in Detroit.
You (hopefully!) wake up every morning hearing Shannon Murphy's voice on the
radio; She is the co-host of "The Mojo in the Morning Show" on Channel 955.
Shannon is a graduate of Grosse Ile High School and worked for radio stations in
Indianapolis, Washington, D.C. and Atlanta before moving home to her family
& friends in Detroit. She is also sits on the Covenant House Academy-Detroit
School Board, a role she has enjoyed for nearly five years. Shannon and her
husband, Andrew, recently welcomed the arrival of their first child, Lucy Grace!