Welcome back to Rockford TV, Whitney!

After a few years in Milwaukee, Whitney Martin is returning to Rockford TV News next month.

Whitney will officially be the new anchor of WTVO Channel 17 and Fox 39's Eyewitness News in the morning as of early November joining Meteorologist Joey Marino from 5 a.m. until 9 a.m. on weekdays.

I could write this story like an unbiased journalist and list all of the accomplishments Whitney has achieved since she started working for WIFR here in Rockford over a decade ago, but I would rather tell you that she is an insanely wonderful person, mother and friend and I'm so happy that she will be on TV in Rockford again this fall.

Whitney is excited to be joining the team at WTVO and will probably not miss driving to Milwaukee every day.

I'm excited, too, because if I'm lucky maybe I can get her to come on Good Day Stateline sometime soon.

Congrats Whitney!

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