Alyssa Ivanson is the evening anchor for Fort Wayne’s number one news station.
Alyssa joined WANE 15 in January 2006 as a reporter/producer. Since then, her various roles included eight years as weekend evening anchor, two years as the 15 Finds Out lead investigative reporter and three years as morning anchor. She returned from maternity leave in June 2021 as evening anchor.
Alyssa loves getting to tell our community’s stories. Her work has been nominated for regional Emmy awards 15 times and she’s been awarded numerous awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Indiana Broadcasters Association and the Indiana Associated Press. The AP named Alyssa ‘Best Reporter’ three times.
Alyssa graduated cume laude from Ball State University’s Honors College in 2006 with a Telecommunications – News Option degree and double minor in Journalism and Public Relations.
Alyssa’s volunteered with many organizations including Erin’s House for Grieving Children, Habitat for Humanity and Big Brothers Big Sisters. In 2013, Alyssa was named the “National Big Sister of the Year.”
Alyssa also enjoys competitive ballroom dancing and traveling.
Alyssa and her husband welcomed their first child in March 2021. They already loved living, working and playing in Fort Wayne and it’s even better with a little one!