Olivia Caridi

POSTED: 5:08 PM May 19 2014   UPDATED: 1:09 PM Jun 16 2014
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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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Robot rolls through Bristol schools to improve reading skills

Anderson Elementary partnered with Lindamood-Bell, a professional education company, to help students that are falling behind in reading skills. Now, "something" is rolling through the halls to teach.

Tennessee High students deliver Thanksgiving food baskets

Tennessee High School's student council was hard at work Monday morning delivering Thanksgiving food baskets to families in need.

Kidney transplant gives local woman a new lease on life

Back in July, News 5 introduced you to Jill Sauceman, a Johnson City woman who needed a donor to survive kidney disease. Well, good news - she found a donor and got a kidney transplant last Tuesday morning.

Holocaust survivor shares her experience with ETSU students

Esther Bauer was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1924 to a distinguished family - and she says life was great until she was about 9 years old.

Buttercup Bakery closes in downtown Erwin

Business at Buttercup Bakery in Erwin tanked in June, during the peak of the downtown construction. Its owner, Rebecca Moreland, says she lost 60 percent of her business.

Pennington Middle School evacuated for threats twice in one week

Many concerned parents reached out to News 5 through email and phone calls, so we went to Lee County to find out what's going on after two bomb threats at a school.

Northeast State unveils center devoted to veterans

After many years and plenty of donations, Pat Chandler's dream of creating a veterans center at Northeast State Community College finally came true.

Veteran uses his voice to pay tribute to other veterans

Gordon Widener is a World War II veteran who's known for more than his service. He's also known for his voice.

One year later, still no sign of missing Cedar Bluff hunter

It's been nearly a year since a hunter went missing in Tazewell County. Police and volunteers have conducted extensive searches, but there are still no clues to the whereabouts of 42-year-old Eric Smith.

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Johnson City residents vote on charter amendment

It's Election Day, and people across the country are heading to the polls to cast ballots on many races, from the U.S. Senate to amendments for state constitutions.

Greene County calls for outside help in running emergency services

Greene County is calling in outside help to better run its emergency medical services.

Mother, superintendent respond to school's Nation of Islam handout

An Elizabethton mother is angry after she claims her third grade son's teacher handed out a controversial sheet of paper in class.

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