Julie Newman

POSTED: 12:01 PM Jun 20 2012   UPDATED: 3:12 PM Jul 30 2014

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Julie Newman anchors News 5 WCYB at 5, 6 and 11. She brings a dozen years of television experience to the newsroom.

Virginia truly is home to Julie; she was born in Roanoke, grew up in Williamsburg, went to college at Christopher Newport University in Newport News and started her TV career at WVEC in Norfolk.

Julie and her husband spent some time in upstate New York, where she anchored for NewsCenter 7 in Ithaca and News10Now in Syracuse.

After they started a family, Julie returned home to Virginia to anchor for WSET in Roanoke/Lynchburg. You may have seen Julie on the air in the Tri-Cities on Blue Ridge PBS; as Executive Producer and host, she brought the station 15 state, national and local awards – including two Emmy awards.

Julie and her husband, Geoff, along with their two children, Zackary and Lindsay, are happy to call Bristol home.

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News 5 WCYB Videos

Center Hill dam similar to Boone Dam issues

Since November of last year, TVA has compared and contrasted the problem at Boone Lake Dam with other dams plagued with the same seepage issues.  One of those dams is in Middle Tennessee at Center Hill Lake.

Concern over Boone Lake property values

The decision to keep Boone Lake levels low during repairs has some property owners on the surrounding shores concerned about the value of their land.

Home and business owners outraged at TVA announcement

Business owners and people who live on Boone Lake have been dealing the lower lake levels since October 2014, when the TVA first discovered a seepage problem.

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Science Hill gearing up for 2015 football season

The Science Hill Hilltoppers are getting ready for the 2015 high school football season.

TVA announces plan to repair seepage at Boone dam

Lake levels will remain below winter level while the Tennessee Valley Authority tries to repair the Boone dam, a project that will take 5 to 7 years.

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Preston Ayres

Preston Ayres grew up on a farm in the Bowmantown community of Washington County, TN.

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Paul Johnson

PJ began his television career at WCYB-TV in 1981 after working as a newspaper and radio reporter.

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Samantha Kozsey

Samantha Kozsey anchors News 5 Early Today, News 5 Today and News 5 at Noon. Samantha brings 15 years broadcast journalism experience to the WCYB team.

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Julie Newman

Julie Newman anchors News 5 WCYB at 5, 6 and 11. She brings a dozen years of television experience to the newsroom.

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Rebecca Pepin

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

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David Boyd

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Casey Goetz

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Olivia Caridi

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Callan Gray

Callan Gray grew up in New York, and has always had a love for storytelling.

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Stephanie Santostasi

Stephanie comes to the Tri-Cities from Michigan, where she attended Central Michigan University with dual degrees in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts and Communication.

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Cassandra Sweetman

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Olivia Bailey

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Kristen Quon

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