Stella Inger

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Stella Inger
Born1983 (age 35–36)
NationalityUnited States

Stella Inger is the former co-anchor at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. at the ABC television affiliate, KGUN, channel 9, in Tucson, Arizona since 2013. Stella’s last day was on November 30 of 2018. Previously, she was the morning anchor/reporter at KTVK (3TV) in Phoenix, Arizona's number one rated morning show "Good Morning Arizona." Inger was the leading morning anchor for KPSP-TV in Palm Springs, California.[1]

Early life[edit]

Inger was born to a Jewish family in 1983 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.[2] Her parents immigrated when she was six in 1989 first to Sioux City, Iowa and the California.[2] She grew up in Sherman Oaks, California. In 2004, she graduated from the University of Southern California where she was a broadcast journalism major.[2]

Career[edit]

Inger was the leading morning anchor for KPSP-LP (CBS-TV) in Palm Springs, California.[3]

In September 2012 and September 2011 Inger co-hosted the Chabad Telethon along with CNN's Larry King and KTLA's Sam Rubin. [4]

She also co-hosted the Chabad Telethon in 2009 alongside many celebrities, including Oscar award winner Jon Voight, actor Tom Arnold and NBA Star Jordan Farmar.[5]

In 2008 Inger was named by The Desert Sun as "The Best TV Personality in the Desert. In 2009 she won the same award for the second time in as many years.[6]

While in December 2008 Inger was featured alongside Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal in an AOL Sports report.[citation needed]

Before reporting for KPSP-LP, Inger was a reporter for KXLF-TV in Bozeman, Montana and KESQ-TV in Palm Desert, California.[7]

One of Inger's most memorable stories in Montana was an interview with stuntman Evel Knievel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Woman of the Month August 2008 - Stella Inger of KPSP-TV Palm Springs". midlifebachelor.com. Retrieved 2016-03-25.
  2. ^ a b c Wilensky, Sheila (February 28, 2014). "TV news anchor's family fled Russian oppression". Arizona Jewish Post. She recalls her family’s newfound openness in America about being Jewish. “In Russia, you had to hide it. I was told that my grandfather had to sneak matzah. It was like buying it on the black market. We secretly celebrated [Passover] inside our homes. Both sets of my grandparents spoke Yiddish.”
  3. ^ "Stella Inger married, divorce, salary, affair, nationality, boyfriend". bijog.com. Retrieved 2016-03-25.
  4. ^ "Behind the scenes with Stella Inger, hostess of Chabad Telethon and Palm Springs morning show (185)". YouTube. 9 September 2012. Retrieved 2016-03-25.
  5. ^ "Stella Inger on the Chabad telethon". YouTube. 17 September 2012. Retrieved 2016-03-25.
  6. ^ http://www.kgun9.com/about-us/staff/stella-inger
  7. ^ "NSB Videos | Stella Inger". nsbvideos.com. Retrieved 2016-03-25.

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