Ann Marie LaFlamme Biography
Ann Marie Laflamme is an American news reporter for the WXYZ Detroit. Born and raised in Rochester Hills, Ann Marie is incredibly excited to be part of the 7 Action News morning team, joining the station in March 2015.
She comes to Detroit from Grand Rapids, where Ann Marie was a reporter and anchor at FOX 17. During her time there she launched “West Michigan’s Most Wanted” — a series helping local and national law enforcement track down and apprehend dangerous criminals. Ann Marie will continue this work with 7 Action News through “Detroit’s Most Wanted.”
Her career started at 9&10 News in Cadillac, where she was a general assignment reporter before being promoted to anchor. Before joining 9&10, Ann Marie was a Community Correspondent and interned at CBS/CW50 in Detroit. Ann Marie has traveled the country hosting events, as an auto show presenter and as a freelance journalist.
Ann Marie graduated from Central Michigan University in 2009. While at CMU, she anchored and reported for News Central 34, an award-winning student-run newscast. She was also named the broadcasting programs ‘Best Writer,’ and was a member of the Public Relations Student Society of America, the Student Recreation Association and high jumped for the women’s track and field team.
Before joining WXYZ-TV in Detroit, she worked at FOX 17 as an anchor and reporter. LaFlamme has been at West Michigan’s FOX affiliate for two years, since joining in March 2013 as a reporter.
Ann was named anchor for the debut of FOX 17’s News at Eleven. LaFlamme worked alongside Mitch Fick for the news broadcast airing after FOX 17 News at Ten, which debuted in January 1999, one hour ahead of the rest West Michigan’s TV stations, which aired evening news at 11 p.m.
The May 2014 debut of FOX 17 News at Eleven was accompanied by the slogan, “We changed our mind.” LaFlamme hosted the weekly FOX 17 segment, “West Michigan’s Most Wanted,” and also produced the weekly “Forever Home” segment featuring foster children searching for families.
FOX 17 News Director Brooks Blanton said he appreciated LaFlamme’s hard work and wishes her well in the future. “Ann Marie is a talented journalist and always worked hard to break big stories during her two years with us,” Brook said. “She played a key role in launching our ‘West Michigan’s Most Wanted’ segments, and her work alongside law enforcement agencies has resulted in several fugitives being captured over the past few months.”
Ann was recently awarded Orchards Children’s Services Champions for Children Advocate Award for her work helping recruit foster parents and finding loving families for foster children in Michigan. She is also a passionate volunteer with Special Olympics Michigan, The Miracle League, Humane Society and is a loving dog mom to her rescue, Jacob.
Ann Marie LaFlamme Birthday | Age
Marie Laflamme was born on 12 August 1987. She’s 32 years old as of 2019.
Ann Marie LaFlamme Education
Marie attended the Notre Dame Preparatory School, Pontiac, MI graduating in June 2005. She graduated from Central Michigan University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Applied Arts.
Ann Marie LaFlamme Marriage
It is not clear whether Marie is married or not but we sure will update the information pretty soon.
Ann Marie LaFlamme Career
She is a news reporter.