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Wendy Saltzman
Wendy Saltzman joined 6abc Action News as the Investigative Reporter in December, 2012.

Wendy's work primarily focuses on political corruption, public waste, and hidden camera reports. Prior to coming to Philadelphia, Wendy was the Chief Investigative Reporter for CBS Atlanta News, where she helped launch that station's investigative team in 2005. In addition to her time in Georgia, Saltzman has worked as an Investigative Reporter in Texas, Michigan, and Florida. Her work has been profiled on national talk shows. She is a three-time Emmy Award Winner for Investigative Reporting.

While in Atlanta, Wendy won an Emmy for Investigative Reporting for a hidden camera report that exposed a high-tech identity crime ring. Three people were arrested and criminally prosecuted as a result of her report. Wendy is one of only three reporters in the United States to be nominated for the National Emmy for Investigative Reporting in 2009 for local television news. She has also been honored with 13 additional Emmy nominations, for a total of 15 personal Emmy nominations during her career.

Wendy moved to Atlanta from Orlando, where she worked for WKMG-TV. While in Florida, Saltzman gained state-wide recognition for a hidden camera investigation into public officials attending a taxpayer-funded junket in Las Vegas. Saltzman was named Best News Reporter by Orlando Magazine, and earned multiple awards for her investigative, consumer, and criminal justice reporting. Wendy's reports even helped change a law, eventually overhauling a public transportation agency in Florida.

Before becoming an Investigative Reporter, Saltzman worked for CBS News. She began her career working for The Evening News with Dan Rather, where she covered the trial of Oklahoma City bomber, Timothy McVeigh and the Jon Benet Ramsey investigation. Wendy studied pre-law at the University of Chicago. She was admitted to the undergraduate program at just 16 years old. In her free time, Saltzman enjoys running and playing sand volleyball. She is also passionate about international travel.

One of the personal accomplishments Wendy is most proud of is climbing to the highest peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, measuring 19,341 feet tall.

If you have an investigative tip, please contact Wendy at Wendy.Saltzman@abc.com.

Archive
A woman was shot to death inside a boarding house in West Philadelphia. Now police want to know who killed her and why.
On the heels of an unauthorized release of an internal fire report, the family of fallen firefighter Joyce Craig is speaking out only to Action News.
A Philadelphia judge is facing tough questions after granting a wanted fugitive bond - a wanted fugitive who, days later, would drive hundreds of miles to try to attack the woman he's accused of raping.
A New Jersey moving company first exposed in an Action News Investigation in 2014, has been shut down and is being forced to repay thousands to the customers they defrauded.
Philadelphia police have arrested two women in connection with an alleged job scam that targeted high school students.