Janice Allen is an Emmy nominated and award-winning journalist who joined the FOX 17 News team in July 2010. You can catch Janice anchoring FOX 17 News at 5pm, 6pm, and 10pm.
Janice has always loved meeting new people and keeping up with current events. She graduated from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, with Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Broadcast Journalism and Communication Studies.
From reporting on major winter storms, to several big events in West Michigan like the Enbridge oil spill in 2010, Janice's work has been recognized by the Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Indiana Broadcasters Association, Indiana Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists. She enjoys being able to highlight “positive news” stories through a regular segment on FOX 17 called “Pay it Forward”.
Janice is from Wheaton, IL a western suburb of Chicago but spent part of her childhood living in Grand Rapids. In her spare time, Janice enjoys traveling, reading, working out and enjoying all Pure Michigan has to offer!