Rebecca Pepin

POSTED: 2:12 PM Jun 05 2012   UPDATED: 3:10 PM Jul 30 2014

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Rebecca moved to the Tri-Cities in 2005 after living in Columbia, South Carolina for 5 years and working for WIS-TV.

She grew up in Canada, and got her undergraduate degree in Ontario at Queen’s University, before moving to upstate New York to pursue a master’s degree in broadcast journalism at Syracuse University.

Rebecca proudly became a US Citizen in 2006.

She was the original news anchor for Fox Tri-Cities News at 10, and she began co-anchoring on WCYB in 2007.

Rebecca has worked on a volunteer project to raise money for wounded veterans that resulted in a book called Faces of Freedom: Profiles of America’s Fallen Heroes ~ Iraq and Afghanistan. The book profiles one fallen hero from each of the 50 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico, with the proceeds going to Fisher House and Wounded Warrior Project.

Rebecca and her husband Derek have two children and a rescue dog.

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News 5 WCYB Videos

Missing teen may be in Wythe County

A possible break in the case of missing 14-year-old Hayleigh Wilson. Over the last few days, two possible sightings of the Surgoinsville teen.

(img1)Kingsport fireworks on Friday, July 3

Kingsport fireworks on Friday, July 3

Kingsport fireworks on Friday, July 3

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Alert or not: Johnson City fireworks security always vigilant

As people around the country are preparing July 4th celebrations, the Department of Homeland Security is asking police departments to be on alert.

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Staying safe while traveling over holiday weekend

According to AAA, nearly 35 million people will drive more than 50 miles to a holiday destination this weekend. Tennessee Highway Patrol is using statistics to reduce the number of deadly crashes.

(img1)Jonesborough Days underway despite rain

Jonesborough Days underway despite rain

Jonesborough Days underway despite rain

(img1)Staying safe while traveling over holiday weekend

Staying safe while traveling over holiday weekend

Staying safe while traveling over holiday weekend

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