Cassandra Sweetman is a multi-media journalist covering the Tri-Cities area for News 5 WCYB. She is dedicated to delivering fact-based stories and a firsthand account to the people of East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
A Los Angeles native, Cassandra moved east and received her graduate degree in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University. While there, she was an intern at WKTV in Utica, NY. At the end of her studies, she reported from Washington D.C. for KTAL in Shreveport and the ArkLaTex region.
Cassandra’s favorite part of her job is relaying the experiences of the hundreds of people she has interviewed in her time reporting. She looks forward to getting to know as many people around the Tri-Cities as possible, and is always looking for new stories to get out to viewers. Feel free to contact her anytime at CSweetman@WCYB.com.