Longtime Michigan sportscaster Fred Heumann is joining the sports staff at WILX-TV (Lansing). The station made the announcement November 2. Heumann is a 1980 graduate of CMU with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Broadcast and Cinematic Arts/Journalism. He served as a sports reporter with WDIV-TV (Detroit) from 1994 to 2000; then joined WXYZ-TV (Detroit) as sports reporter and weekend sports anchor from 2000 to 2003. He most recently spent 16+ years at WLNS-TV (Lansing)
Heumann joins a staff that consists of Tim Staudt, Kellan Buddy and Natalie Kerwin. He will be involved in a variety of on air projects including a twice weekly feature stories titled “The Heumann Touch.” Heumann is also a Wednesday noon regular on Tim Staudt’s radio show on WVFN-AM (Lansing).
Heumann’s exact start date has not been announced.