In Memory of Scott Michael Trager 1966-2012 - Northern Michigan's News Leader

In Memory of Scott Michael Trager 1966-2012

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With heavy hearts we are sad to report 9&10 News/Fox 32 Anchor Scott Michael Trager died unexpectedly early morning on Wednesday, September 26. He was an accomplished journalist, caring family-man, and a friend to many.

Scott Michael Trager began his career at 9&10 News in 1990 and was currently the co-anchor of Northern Michigan's favorite morning show Michigan This Morning. Over the twenty plus years he spent at 9&10 News he earned many accolades including two Emmy Awards from the National Television Academy Michigan Chapter. He also helped create the award winning Sports Overtime show while Sports Director at 9&10 News in the mid 1990's.

In spite of these many accomplishments, Trager may be remembered the best for his ability to mix a wonderful sense of humor with his professional journalism as he bantered with Co-Anchors over the 14 years he sat at the Michigan This Morning desk. His unique style will be missed by coworkers and viewers alike.

"For over 20 years Scott Michael Trager has been part of the 9&10 News family. From his dynamic sports reporting to his professional yet funny personality he showed at the anchor desk, his impact will never be forgotten," says Mario Lacobelli Station Owner.

"This is a sad day for everyone who has worked with Scott Michael Trager and for our viewers who have woken up with him each morning. He will be deeply missed," says Bill Kring, General Manager 9&10 News. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to Scott's family as they work through this difficult time."

Scott is survived by his wife and three children.