Angie Hendershot is the anchor of ABC12 News at 5, 6 and 11 p.m.
Angie Hendershot anchors ABC12 News at 5, 6 and 11 p.m.
She is a National Edward R. Murrow and Emmy winning reporter who has been part of the ABC12 news team for more than 15 years.
Angie grew up in Davison and did her undergraduate studies at Central Michigan University. She double majored in political science and broadcasting. She also holds a master's degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.
Prior to joining the ABC12 news team as a general assignment reporter in 1996, Angie worked the weekend anchor desk at WLNS-TV in Lansing.
In 2010, Angie was recognized with a national Edward R. Murrow Award in the hard news category for her report on Baby Court – a program in Genesee County designed to put broken families back together. The series also won two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, two Emmy awards, the American Judicature Society's Toni House Journalism Award and the Wade H. McCree, Jr. Award for the advancement of justice.
In 2011, her investigation into the death of 4-year-old Dominick Calhoun was honored with an Emmy, a regional Edward R. Murrow Award and an Associated Press Award for best news documentary.
She was also honored with the Associated Press award for best investigative reporting for her story about a delay in Flint Police response times.
Angie has won seven Emmys and numerous Associated Press and MAB awards during her time at ABC12, including an award for breaking news for her coverage of the Clara Barton nursing home explosion in 1999 and a 2003 follow-up investigative report on the Clara Barton nursing home explosion.
Angie also received the 2004 community service award from Big Brothers/Big Sisters for ABC12's work with Monday's Child - stories done by Angie that air Monday during ABC12 News at Noon and at 5 p.m. to help match children with mentors.
She is currently a member of the Weiss Advocacy Center Board of Directors – an organization that works to prevent child abuse and help survivors become children again. Angie is also co-founder and co-director of The Flint Diaper Bank, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free diapers to needy families in the greater Genesee County area.
Angie and her husband live in Genesee County with their two sons.