Alyssa Ivanson is the morning and noon anchor for Fort Wayne’s number one news station.
Alyssa joined WANE 15 in January 2006 as a reporter/producer. For eight of the last 12 years, she anchored the weekend evening newscasts and spent the last two years as the lead investigative reporter before moving to the morning desk in 2018. Alyssa loves getting to tell our community’s stories. Her work has been nominated for regional Emmy awards nine 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 volunteers as an Erin’s House for Grieving Children Facilitator, is on the Women Build Committee with Habitat for Humanity and is a former Big Sister with 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 love living, working and playing in Fort Wayne!