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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Wise Primary teachers, parents feed kids missing meals because of snow days

26 low-income Wise County families got a surprise today from the school they send their children to. 

Winter weather causes Hawkins County Court backlog

Hawkins County Court is experiencing major slowdowns because of the winter weather, according to Randall Collier, clerk of courts.

Staubus: Tennessee law leads to ‘pill mills’ in Sullivan County

A Tennessee law has increased the use of prescription drugs in the state, according to Sullivan County District Attorney General Barry Staubus.

Excessive time in single-digit weather risks frostbite, hypothermia

As frigid temperatures set in Wednesday night, doctors say people need to take steps to avoid frostbite and hypothermia.

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Hypothermia and frostbite are dangers in extreme cold

As frigid temperatures set in Wednesday night, doctors say people need to take steps to avoid frostbite and hypothermia.

Safe during Snow: Wellmont Security offers rides for hospital employees

A Bristol Regional Medical Center program is helping hospital employees get to work and back home safely during winter conditions.

Slipping, falling main cause for emergency visits during winter

The ice and snow that comes with wintry weather is bringing more people to emergency rooms in the Tri-Cities.

Family loses everything, including two cats, in Swords Creek house fire

A Swords Creek family narrowly escaped a house fire Sunday morning.

Haslam announces ETSU's fine arts facility in state budget

A new fine arts facility could be coming to East Tennessee State University if state lawmakers approve a master plan.

ETSU's first-ever Sex Week ready to begin on Tuesday

After plenty of obstacles, an event met with a fair amount of resistance is finally coming to East Tennessee State University on Tuesday.

Tickets still for sale for second Daddy Daughter Dance

A bond between a father and daughter is an important one - and the Memorial Park Community Center wants to celebrate it with a special evening to make lasting memories.

Southern Churn wins $5,000 downtown Bristol Entrepreneur's Prize

The 2015 downtown Bristol Entrepreneur's Prize goes to Southern Churn.

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