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Spring 2017 'WVU News' anchors announced

WVU News main anchorsThe Spring 2017 WVU News anchors have been announced! The main “WVU News” anchors for spring 2017 are CJ Harvey of Charleston, West Virginia and Briana Parks of Atlanta, Georgia. 

Social anchorsThe social square anchors are Alexa Ciattarelli of Princeton, New Jersey and Tessa Iglesias of Annandale, Virginia. 

sports anchors
The ESPNU sports reporters are Hannah Goetz of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Andrew Caridi of Morgantown, West Virginia. 

View a full list of anchors, reporters and producers here .

“WVU News” won a platinum and gold award from the 2016 AVA Digital Awards. The “WVU News’” Go Green episode won a platinum award, and “The Many Dimensions of Diversity” episode won a gold award.


In spring 2015, “WVU News” won a first place national Emmy Award for “Best College Newscast” in the Country. Also, “WVU News,” was recognized in 2011 by the Broadcast Education Association as the “Best Student-Produced Newscast” in the country.

The television newscasts are produced by journalism students at the WVU Reed College of Media. “WVU News” reporters cover events on the University campus, and in the Morgantown community. 
Students report, write, shoot and edit television news stories for the program. They also serve as on-air anchors, producers, directors and technical crew during newscast tapings at WVU’s professional television studio.

The award-winning program provides students with hands-on experience and access to professional, state-of-the-art digital equipment. 
Students who enroll in the “WVU News” course are well prepared for careers in television journalism after they graduate.

“WVU News” airs statewide on West Virginia PBS as part of “Campus Connection” and on Time Warner Cable in North Central West Virginia. 
The production is available on YouTube. You can also follow “WVU News” on Twitter or visit the team’s website.