Olivia Caridi

POSTED: 5:08 PM May 19 2014   UPDATED: 1:09 PM Jun 16 2014

Olivia Caridi is an Austin, Texas native and is excited to be living in the Tri-Cities.

Olivia graduated Cum Laude from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas with a degree in journalism and a minor in English. While in Texas, Olivia interned at WFAA-TV in Dallas and Fox Sports Southwest. She also served as the Executive Editor of TCU's digital-first news website for a semester.

In her free time, you can find Olivia supporting the TCU Horned Frogs, watching The Bachelor, drinking coffee, working out, and reading.

If you have any story ideas for Olivia, or if you just want to say hello, email her at ocaridi@wcyb.com. She also loves social media, so make sure to follow her WCYB Facebook and Twitter accounts.

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Indian Trail teachers create viral video to motivate before TCAPs

It’s time for Tennessee students to take the TCAP Achievement test, so teachers at Indian Trail Intermediate School in Johnson City put together a little video for encouragement.

Community build planned for Kiwanis Park's new playground

A Johnson City park that hasn't been updated in 55 years is getting a new feature, and officials from the city's Parks and Recreation department want the community's help in building it.

Tennessee looks to speed up newborn screening process

A majority of babies born in Tennessee are healthy, but there are some that arrive with rare conditions and illnesses. Now, Tennessee is trying to speed up health screening processes that detect any disorder in infants.

Strong winds collapse large billboard onto auto repair building, cars

A Johnson City auto repair business is heavily damaged after strong winds knocked over a large billboard Monday morning.

Greeneville family thrilled about passage of TN cannabis oil bill

A cannabis oil bill is headed to Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam after unanimous approval in the Tennessee Legislature.

ETSU radio station WETS-FM/HD begins on-air fundraiser

The spring on-air fundraising campaign is underway for WETS-FM/HD, ETSU's public radio station.

Service dog to the rescue for Southwest Virginia child

Back in July, News 5 told you about a Gate City family trying to raise money for an autism service dog -- and the finally has finally met the goal.

Scott County supervisors support Slant bridge rebuild

A woman trying to save the collapsed Slant foot bridge was told she needed Scott County's support -- and now she has it.

Marion Ice Plant dam removal expected to bring millions to region

An estimated $9 million could be headed to southwest Virginia with the removal of the Marion Ice Plant dam. The removal of the dam will start Wednesday morning and it's expected to take a day and a half to be taken down completely.

Greene County Partnership pushes for retail development

Now is a good time to start a business in Greene County -- that's what the Greene County Partnership says.

Forum explores ways to advance education in rural Tennessee

Advancing education in rural Tennessee schools was the topic of a forum Tuesday at Greeneville High School.

New raised gardens bring joy to Madison House residents

Life for seniors in assisted-living centers can get a bit lonely, but Wellmont's Madison House now offers something to its residents that'll make life better.


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