Known for her work as an anchor with Los Angeles' NBC4 and KFWB television and radio stations, this two-time Emmy-winning broadcast journalist is also known for her acting credits, which include roles in Little House on the Prairie and Friday the 13th Part III.
After graduating from the University of Michigan, she appeared in a 1975, made-for-television movie titled Friendly Persuasion.
During the late 1980s and early 1990s, she was a reporter and anchor for Dayton, Ohio's WHIO-TV channel.
She and her child actor brother, Brad Savage, were born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, to talent agent Judy Savage.
She was one of several journalists who covered O.J. Simpson's civil trial. Her on-air mention of confidential sources related to Simpson's case resulted in her being called to testify in the former football star's trial.