Vote for the Girls founder and webmaster Ava Zinn knew at an early age that she wanted to be in the news business and entertainment industry.
Ava’s a Van Buren, Indiana, native and graduated from Mississinewa High School in Gas City, IN. She worked at two fantasy television stations in Marion/Fort Wayne as a reporter/anchor/producer at WFAZ-FTV (now WMRI-FTV) in Fort Wayne where she spent nine years.
Ava then went to WXXC-FDT “INNCD 47” where she and Rachel Dean, Sr. launched the first internet TV station. She spent 12 years at INNCD 47 before leaving the fantasy TV news industry in 2011.
Ava Zinn currently hosts Vote for the Girls USA and serves as the executive producer since its April 28, 2010 debut.
Ava resides in Fort Wayne, Indiana and is the father of a transgendered son: Kalvin, a student at the University of Florida; two daughters: Samantha, anchorwoman at WFTW-FTV; Ashli, a student at Ivy Tech in Marion, Indiana; and a transgendered daughter: Tiffani, a homemaker. Ava has one granddaughter, Alisan Brynn Zinn (named after Alisan Porter and Brynn Cartelli).