ROCKFORD (WREX) – Lindsey Fafoglia is joining 13 WREX as its new morning co-anchor next week. Fafoglia will join current 13 News Today Anchor Nicole Stein on the anchor desk weekday mornings from 5-7 a.m.
Fafoglia is a recent graduate of the University of Missouri Journalism program, where she worked as a reporter and anchor for KOMU in Colombia during her time as a student.
“I am so excited to start my career at WREX in such a wonderful newsroom where everyone is eager to serve the community with the best quality news,” Fafoglia said. “I am ready to get to know Rockford, and I am grateful for the opportunity to be a part of the morning show.”
Fafoglia completed a number of professional internships while attending school, including at STL TV in St. Louis and at PYE Global in Barcelona, Spain. Providing her important experience before joining WREX.
“Lindsey brings a great passion for journalism to our morning show,” Josh Morgan, News Director at 13 WREX, said. “Her personality will be a welcome addition to 13 News Today and she’ll quickly become someone viewers can relate to.”
Lindsey will join 13 News Anchor Kristin Crowley and 13 Investigates Reporter Mary Sugden Friday at Rockford City Market for anyone who would like to come say hello and meet Lindsey.
Fafoglia’s first day on 13 News Today will be Monday, July 9 at 5 a.m.