Donna Terrell, FOX16 Anchor
Donna Terrell, FOX16 Anchor
is Anchor for FOX16 News
at 5PM, 5:30PM, 9PM and 10PM.
She joined FOX16 in February of 2004.
comes to Little Rock from Detroit, Michigan, where she
served as Anchor for WKBD-TV and WWJ-TV.
The UPN Nightside News
at 10PM, which she
anchored, was voted â€œBest of Detroitâ€ by the Detroit Free Press
Before moving to Detroit, Donna worked at WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio where she anchored the weekday Morning and Noon newscasts.
She also held positions as Medical Reporter and Weekend Anchor.
In addition, Donna
spent time reporting and anchoring in newsrooms in South Bend, Indiana and Battle Creek, Michigan.
broadcast career, Donna
has been honored with several awards.
has garnered two Emmy Awards for her
work bringing light to cosmetic surgery and breast cancer issues.
has been nominated for many other Emmy Awards including a nomination for a story she
did involving Arkansasâ€™ Little Rock 9, a story she
covered on her
daughterâ€™s battle with colon cancer and for her
work as an Anchor.
has also earned Associated Press Awards for her
story on her
daughterâ€™s battle with colon cancer and for a Special Assignment she
covered on the controversial patientsâ€™ right to die issue.
also had the opportunity to cover several major events including a portion of Nelson Mandelaâ€™s tour of the United States after his
release from a South African prison.
And she still gets excited when she talks about her work with the FOX16 sports department covering Arkansasâ€™ Jermain Taylorâ€™s World Middleweight Championship fights in Las Vegas and Memphis.
is fully committed to community service.
has been actively involved in several charities around Central Arkansas, including the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and the Ronald McDonald House
Donna has served as an Ambassador for the American Cancer Society.
also works closely with the Muscular Dystrophy Association
and co-hosts the annual MDA Labor Day Telethon.
She has volunteered for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and other organizations that promote the health and well-being of children.
is most proud of her
work in Ohio helping to increase public awareness about breast cancer and encouraging women to take precautionary measures including monthly self-exams.
Donna now heads up a program for FOX16 called the Breast Self Exam (BSE) reminder where she personally writes an email each month to viewers encouraging women to do their BSE.
Donna has a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts from Central Michigan University.
She is a member of the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences, the National Association of Black Journalists and the Little Rock Chapter of The Links, Incorporated.
believes it is the job of the journalist to enlighten viewers and provide them with a window to their community and to the world.
enjoys traveling, reading, movies, running and weight lifting.
loves the Central Arkansas community.
enjoys making appearances at events around the community.
tells everyone Arkansas is one of the most beautiful states in the country and the Little Rock area is a well-kept secret.
The people of Central Arkansas have made her
feel right at home.