Longtime Former WGN-TV anchor, Allison Payne passed away on 01 September 2021. The cause of her death is yet to be revealed. It is the saddest news on the Internet that one of the greatest personalities left the world at the age of 57. She was the most popular and renowned anchor on the WGN news. She had gained huge popularity and fame for her anchoring on the news channel. After getting the news of her demise, all his fans and colleagues gave soulful tributes to her by posting her pictures and videos on social media. Let’s have look at her personal and professional life.
Allison Payne Cause Of Death
As per the sources, her family did not reveal the cause of her death yet. We will let you as soon as we get any about it. Talking about her medical history, she suffered from a series of mini-strokes in January and August 2008 after which she took a medical leave. In January 2010, she revealed that she was a recovering alcoholic. She said that she battled alcoholism for twenty years. In the same year in December, she went on medical leave to rest her vocal cords. After this, there are no details came out about her health. She passed away on Sept 01. Our deepest condolences to his family and friends.
Allison Payne is a journalist, and anchor who was born on 12 February 1964 in Richmond, Virginia in the United States. She was born to Dana and Kathryne Payne. She completed his primary education at St. Rita’s Catholic School, while completed his high school at Renaissance High School. She collected her BA from the University of Detroit Mercy in Liberal Arts. Then she attended Bowling Green State University to earn a Master’s degree in radio/film/TV. She was also a member of Delta Sigma Theta.
She had won Emmy Award that too nine times. She was an anchorwoman with WGN-TV, a famous speaker, an experienced international journalist, an actively involved community builder. She served at CW affiliate as an anchor and reporter for a very long time. She was also a cable superstation WGN-TV in Chicago. She was active in broadcasting through freelance work till her death.
In 1990, she started working with WGN-TV. She got several chances to cover many important stories worldwide including traveling to the Ivory Coast alongside Rev. Jesse Jackson and racing former President Obama’s roots in Kenya. Allison Payne took her last breathe on 01 September 2021. We hope that God will give strength to his family and friends. May her soul Rest In Peace.