Hollins, whose previous journalism stops included Toronto and Charlotte, N.C., will attend law school at Northwestern. Ann Marie LaFlamme is leaving WXYZ on Friday after five years as a reporter. Like of all of us, though, she also loves the idea of making good money and enjoying a nice quality of life. "When I got into journalism and sports journalism, I knew it was evenings and weekends, and that never really bothered me," she told The News this week. But just the way the industry's changing, there's not the potential to earn as much as when I first started. I'll take those experiences and be happy that I have them. Channel 7's Anu Prakash has been a popular broadcast journalist in the Detroit market, but she announced on social media that she's ready for a change. Michigan's 2nd-oldest station, broadcasting since 1948. I am not leaving, I am not disappearing and I am not retiring!! WXYZ is Detroit's ABC station. Alan Campbell. The sports reporter/anchor for WXYZ (Channel 7), the local ABC affiliate, is leaving the business at the end of June to pursue a law degree. After her last day at the end of June, she will stay in Detroit for several weeks — and is looking forward to enjoying a summer here without the rigors of a hectic work schedule. "Eventually, of course," she said, laughing. "But as I get older and start thinking more seriously about having a family and the kind of life I want for my family, I really think having a more normal schedule has just become a way bigger priority for me. Carolyn Clifford. I am having surgery on Monday and I will then be recovering at home. "I'll be working nonstop for the next seven years.". On-air, online at WXYZ.com and always taking action for you. Kacie Hollins loves the rush of being a journalist. And she's apparently not happy, suggesting on social media that it's a management decision. I get to have two careers. And at the risk of sounding shallow or materialistic, money is important to me — paying for kids' college, and having a home. In the meantime, please keep me in your thoughts and your prayers until I get back." 3:06 PM, Oct 17, 2018 . "It took me a while to make this switch," she said. She will have been at WXYZ for three years. "I'd be stressed about it forever, to be honest, if I stayed as a journalist.". Hollins started thinking seriously about making the big career move last summer, when she started preparing to take the LSATs. Hollins, 29, who attended Carleton University in Ottawa, is part of a three-person on-air sports staff at WXYZ, along with Brad Galli and Justin Rose. A former WXYZ-TV, Channel 7 News anchor claims she forced to quit her job after accusing another anchor of sexual harassing her over a period of five years. She says she's kind of joining the family business; her mother is a judge in Canada. Kacie Hollins loves the rush of being a journalist. 7 Action News Anchors. "I've gotten to do some cool and amazing things that I never would've gotten to do if I wasn't in sports journalism. On-air reporter Ann Marie LaFlamme is leaving WXYZ-TV (Channel 7) this month. © 2020 The Detroit News, a Digital First Media Newspaper. Like of all of us, though, she also loves the idea of making good money and enjoying a nice quality of life. After five years with WXYZ-TV, on-air reporter Ann Marie LaFlamme is leaving. But the more I thought about it, I think it's gonna be great. 3:24 PM, Oct 17, 2018 . It wasn't a decision she made lightly. "I felt like I would be giving up, because, oh, I hadn't made it to where I wanted to be.