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Christy McDonald

"MiWeek" Anchor, Detroit Public Television

Christy McDonald-editChristy McDonald is the anchor and moderator of “MiWeek, a weekly news and political analysis show on WTVS Channel 56. McDonald also anchors WTVS special coverage including the Mackinac Policy Conference and the Great Lakes Conference.  She has appeared on PBS NewsHour several times reporting on Detroit’s financial crisis.

As an Emmy award-winning anchor and reporter, McDonald connected with Detroit viewers for 10 years on WXYZ-TV on the big stories, from 9/11 in New York to political corruption in the city of Detroit.  She has also received reporting honors from the Associated Press and Michigan Association of Broadcasters for anchoring and breaking news coverage.

McDonald earned a bachelor’s degree in political philosophy from Michigan State University.