Allison Payne was a Former WGN anchor and nine-time Emmy Award winner has died at the age of 57, the death was confirmed by the channel on September 10. The sudden death of Payne was confirmed by WGN, through a statement “I’m so sad to report the death of former WGN TV anchor, Allison Payne in her hometown of Detroit. She co-anchored WGN News for 21 years earning 9 Emmys. Allison suffered a series of health issues although a cause of death has not been released. She was 57. RIP my friend.” Following the news of Allison Payne’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the anchor, with fans offering their condolences to his friends and family. WGN’s weather producer said, “I’m so sad to hear about the passing of former WGN news anchor Allison Payne. I worked with her for several years, she was a kind, beautiful soul who co-anchored the news for 21 yrs and earned 9 Emmy awards. RIP sweet friend.” one person tweeted “Damn. Just got the news that longtime @WGNTV anchor Allison Payne has died. She was 57. Allison was a sweet, kind woman; a great anchor, who had an adorable smile. She suffered a lot of health issues last several years. Gone so soon,” Another said, “I am heartbroken over the death of Allison Payne. For 21 years she was theee face of @WGNNews for me, a little black girl living in Bolingbrook, IL. My parents moved my bedtime to 9:30p so that I could watch the nightly news with @AllisonPayneTV & Steve Sanders.”
What is Allison Payne Net Worth?
Allison Payne Net Worth
$1 Million USD
Allison Payne was a Former WGN anchor and nine-time Emmy Award, winner. She was born on February 12, 1964, in Richmond, Virginia, USA, she was 57 years old at the time of her demise. She anchored numerous shows, including the primetime 9 pm newscast. She was a longtime anchor and reporter at CW affiliate and cable superstation WGN-TV. She began her intern at NBC affiliate WNWO (channel 24) in Toledo, Ohio. Payne later moved to NBC affiliate WNEM-TV in Saginaw, Michigan, as the co-anchor. She also launched Payne Productions, a television production, and Incorporated company. Until her death, she remained active in broadcasting via freelance work. One WGN employee tweeted, “I’m heartbroken. Allison Payne was my TV godmother, my mentor, my beloved friend. I wish I could’ve saved her as she protected me when I first started this crazy career. She was fiercely smart, beautiful, generous. I can’t believe she’s gone.”
The estimated Net Worth of Allison Payne is around $1 Million USD.
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