Stella Inger

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Since October, 2013, Stella Inger is the co-anchor at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. at the ABC television affiliate, KGUN, channel 9, in Tucson, Arizona. Previously, she was the morning anchor/reporter at KTVK (3TV) in Phoenix, Arizona's number one rated morning show "Good Morning Arizona." Prior to working in Arizona Inger was the leading morning anchor for KPSP-TV in Palm Springs, California.

Early life[edit]

Born in Russia, Inger grew up in Sherman Oaks, California. She attended the University of Southern California where she was a broadcast journalism major. [1] Before becoming a journalist, Inger worked as a personal banker.

Career[edit]

Inger was the leading morning anchor for KPSP-LP (CBS-TV) in Palm Springs, California.

During her time in California Inger earned two Emmy nominations (in 2010 and 2007) and won the LA Press Club Best Use of Social Media in a Newscast Award.

In June 2007 Inger was nominated for an Emmy, for reporting on Americans who converted to Islam post 9/11. Inger has also made extensive original investigative reports.

In September 2012 and September 2011 Inger co-hosted the Chabad Telethon along with CNN's Larry King and KTLA's Sam Rubin. She also co-hosted the Chabad Telethomn in 2009 alongside many celebrities, including Oscar award winner Jon Voight, actor Tom Arnold and NBA Star Jordan Farmar.

In 2008 Inger was named by The Desert Sun as "The Best TV Personality in the Desert" [2]. In 2009 she won the same award for the second time in as many years.

While in December 2008 Inger was featured alongside Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal in an AOL Sports report.

Before [3] reporting for KPSP-LP, Inger was a reporter for KXLF-TV in Bozeman, Montana and KESQ-TV in Palm Desert, California.

One of Inger's most memorable stories in Montana was an interview with stuntman Evel Knievel. She was also a daredevil herself, taking the chance of flying in a 1922 fighter plane while covering an air show.

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