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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Volunteers relieve National Guard in Wise County

New volunteers are coming in to help some people who haven't been out of their homes in weeks.

Bristol's library director steps down

The Bristol Public Library's executive director is stepping down after leading operations for more than a decade.

Town employees moving into new building after fire

Pennington Gap town employees are taking on new roles this week by mopping floors and decorating offices in their new location. The employees are moving into the town's old call center building after town hall burned down a week ago.

Deputies check on elderly during cold temperatures

The Washington County, Virginia Sheriff's Department, as do all of our law enforcement agencies, works every day to keep people safe. That job has become even more important over the last few days.

Tennessee Army National Guard on standby during winter storm

The Tennessee Army National Guard is on standby to assist if needed during dangerous weather conditions.

Southwest Virginia recovers after heavy snowfall

Snowfall has slowed down after dumping nearly a foot in most areas of southwest Virginia, and emergency crews are still ready to respond.

Fire destroys Pennington Gap Town Hall

An overnight fire destroys the Pennington Gap Town Hall.

Investigators search for cause of motel fire

Investigators were at a Scott County motel Friday, where they've closed one part of the motel that after it caught fire.

Eight-year-old's diagnosis inspires family

A Bristol 8-year-old's family has come together to help her make sure she's able to do all the things she wants to do before she loses her ability to walk.

Family considers legal action against city in garbage truck death

The son of a woman killed by a Johnson City garbage truck is looking to take legal action against the city.

Volunteers deliver valentines to veterans

Veterans at Johnson City's VA hospital celebrated Valentine's Day a little early as volunteers spent the day giving out special cards, flags, and a lot of 'thank you's.

Animal shelter looks for stolen dog

A no kill animal rescue needs your help to find a dog that was stolen from their property over the weekend.


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Dave Dierks

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David Boyd

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Chris Michaels

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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.


Callan Gray

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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

Olivia Bailey

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


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