With extensive experience in broadcast television, Unruh also worked as the early evening anchor and medical reporter at KFOR-TV, the NBC affiliate in Oklahoma City.
During her time at KFOR, Unruh earned more than a half-dozen honors, including best medical reporting, from local groups including the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters and the regional Associated Press.
In 1999, the DePauw University graduate received the Clarion Award from Women in Communications, Inc., and the Gracie Allen Award from the American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT). She received the top national recognition from AWRT, the "Grand Gracie," for excellence in reporting.
Before joining KFOR, Unruh worked as a weekend anchor and medical reporter at WVTM-TV in Birmingham, Ala., where she earned an Emmy Award and several honors from the local Associated Press.
In the early 1990s, Unruh served as an anchor/reporter and host and producer of a public affairs program at both WBNG-TV and WMGC-TV in Binghamton, N.Y. She also hosted and produced a public affairs series at WVEU-TV in Atlanta.
Throughout her career, Unruh has been actively involved with many organizations, including the Multiple Sclerosis Society. She is on the Regional Board of Directors for the American Heart Association and is actively involved with Boston Medical Center.
Unruh's interest in broadcast journalism began early when, as a student, she interned at NewsCenter 5.