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Todd Unger

Evening Anchor
Get To Know 25 News Evening Anchor Todd Unger

Todd Unger has proudly called Texas home for nine years and counting. He's the evening anchor at 25 News.

An Emmy award-winning journalist, Todd has covered some of the state's biggest stories, including COVID-19, the investigations at Fort Hood, Hurricane Harvey, the West fertilizer plant explosion, and even chasing infamous 'Affluenza' teen Ethan Couch to Mexico.

Todd spent the fall of 2019 working as a host & journalist for a documentary investigating the EU & Romanian justice systems. Prior to that, he was a reporter and fill-in anchor for WFAA in Dallas/Fort Worth. His work has been regularly recognized by the Texas AP Broadcasters Association, and he took home a 2018 Lone Star Emmy for coverage of Hurricane Harvey. He has also been nominated for several other Lone Star Emmys, including one in 2021 for 'Best Newscast' with his KXXV colleagues. In 2022, his work was honored with two additional nominations from the Texas AP Broadcast Awards, including one for his reporting.

Todd previously worked at KOAT, the ABC affiliate in Albuquerque, where he broke a number of high-profile investigations, including a series of shady land deals where taxpayers lost millions of dollars. He received a Rocky Mountain Emmy for a story on a major gun robbery at a historic New Mexico ranch.

Earlier in his career, Todd anchored and reported in Nebraska after graduating from the University of Denver.

He's a regular volunteer with Meals on Wheels Waco, enjoys emceeing community events, and a past mentor with Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the Omaha Public Schools TeamMates program. He previously served on the board of the Society of Professional Journalists Fort Worth chapter, which covers the entire North Texas area.

He's always looking for story tips and suggestions on where to grab a good burger & brew in Central Texas! Email him at todd.unger@kxxv.com.

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7:03 PM, Feb 05, 2019