Mary Klingler is a morning reporter for WFXG FOX54 News. She joined the WFXG FOX54 news team in July of 2019 and is eager to get to know Augusta and its surrounding cities.
Mary came from Auburn, Alabama, where she graduated with a bachelors degree in Journalism. She started her career in with two internships including Alabama Magazine and WBRC FOX6 News in Birmingham. Her passion for news is driven by her passion for others. She knew she wanted to be a journalist at a young age and while participating in her university’s television station, found interest in stories about local government and community issues that affect everyday people.
Motivated and determined, Mary is looking forward to finding and sharing the essential stories with the Augusta region. If you have any story ideas that you think are newsworthy, please send them over to Mary at MKlingler@WFXG.com and let her take a look.
The decision wasn’t unanimous though, McDuffie County Commissioner, Rev. Fred Favors voted against the merge- saying there are positives, however, there are details that haven’t been worked out. Like the cost to taxpayers.