Olivia Bailey

Multi-Media Journalist

POSTED: 11:24 AM Aug 21 2014   UPDATED: 1:21 PM Nov 20 2014
Olivia Bailey

Olivia Bailey is a multi-media journalist for News 5 WCYB.

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Tornado victims share their rebuilding process after summer tornadoes

 Six months ago, tornadoes tore through parts of our area leaving behind thousands of dollars in damage.

Family hopes for more information in missing persons case

The family of a missing Sullivan County woman continues to look for leads, hoping to help find Amber Terrell and her boyfriend Art Gibson, who have been missing for almost three weeks.

Yellow DOT program alerts EMS workers of medical history

A Tennessee program is helping provide more medical information in the event of an emergency to EMS workers, and it starts with a simple decal.

Hawkins County drug recovery court now certified

There is now a certified drug recovery court in Hawkins County.

Greene County Sheriff's Department

Complaint warns man in Greene County impersonating officer

A complaint with the Greene County Sheriff's Department states a man was stopped by a man impersonating a police officer.

Hawkins County considers autopsy options

Eight northeast Tennessee counties have operated under an agreement with the East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine to perform autopsies since 2004.

Soldier receives mortgage-free home

A local soldier and his family received the keys to their new home Tuesday. The best part of the story is it won't cost him.

Regional homeless count mandatory for federal funding

Knowing exactly how many people are homeless in the area actually helps organizations secure federal funding.

Kingsport parade participants commit to unity, nonviolence

Hundreds of people turned out for Kingsport’s 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Monday. That parade was themed King's Legacy of Peace with a Renewed Commitment to Nonviolence 365.

Habitat volunteers participate in Day of Service

Volunteers all around the Tri-Cities were at Habitat for Humanity builds for the  Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Monday.

king parade

Kingsport honors MLK Day with annual parade

Millions of people across this country are spending Monday as a day of service to their neighborhoods and communities.

Possible disease forces three Russell County schools to close

Three schools are closed today in Russell County, Virginia after an announcement that a school employee has been diagnosed with a possible communicable disease.


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Casey Goetz

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Olivia Caridi

Olivia graduated Cum Laude from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas with a degree in journalism and a minor in English.


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Cassandra Sweetman

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Olivia Bailey

Olivia Bailey

Olivia Bailey is a multi-media journalist for News 5 WCYB.


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