Julie Newman

News Anchor

POSTED: 12:01 PM Jun 20 2012   UPDATED: 4:39 PM Sep 30 2015

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Julie Newman anchors News 5 WCYB at 5, 6 and 11. She brings more than 15 years of television experience to the newsroom.

Virginia truly is home to Julie; she was born in Roanoke, grew up in Williamsburg, went to college at Christopher Newport University in Newport News and started her TV career at WVEC in Norfolk.

Julie and her husband spent some time in upstate New York, where she anchored for NewsCenter 7 in Ithaca and News10Now in Syracuse.

After they started a family, Julie returned home to Virginia to anchor for WSET in Roanoke/Lynchburg. You may have seen Julie on the air in the Tri-Cities on Blue Ridge PBS; as Executive Producer and host, she brought the station 15 state, national and local awards – including four Emmy awards.

Julie and her husband, Geoff, along with their two children, Zackary and Lindsay, are happy to call Bristol home.

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News 5 WCYB Videos

David Crockett wins Big 7 regular season title

David Crockett won their first ever regular season title in the Big 7 conference with a 68-52 win over Science Hill. The Pioneers are 10-0 in conference play.

'Spread The Glove' campaign brings in 1,000 items

Over 1000 items have been donated and city staff will be passing out gloves, hats and cold weather apparel to those who need it on Monday.

Bristol, Tennessee releases 2015 annual report

The city of Bristol, Tennessee has released its annual report for 2015, including the annual budget, number of jobs brought in, and more. See the full report at bristoltn.org.

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Community concerned over cafeteria controversy

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News 5 Staff

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Preston Ayres

Preston Ayres grew up on a farm in the Bowmantown community of Washington County, TN.

PJ Johnson

PJ began his television career at WCYB-TV in 1981 after working as a newspaper and radio reporter. In 2014, he won the first place award for Best News Anchor from the Tennessee A.P. Broadcaster and Newspaper Association.

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Julie Newman

Julie Newman anchors News 5 WCYB at 5, 6 and 11. She brings a dozen years of television experience to the newsroom.

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Rebecca Pepin

Rebecca moved to the Tri-Cities in 2005 after living in Columbia, South Carolina for 5 years and working for WIS-TV.

Dave Dierks

The Tri-Cities has been home for Dave for more than 25 years. For more than two decades, he has been honing his skills on what he deems "a very challenging" part of the country to forecast the weather.

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David Boyd

David grew up in east Tennessee and has always had a love for weather.

Chris Michaels

Chris Michaels is the weekend evening meteorologist at News 5 WCYB. Chris comes to us from North Carolina State University, where he got his degree in Meteorology.

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Casey Goetz

Casey joined the News 5 team as Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter in August, 2010.

Cassandra Sweetman

Cassandra Sweetman

Cassandra Sweetman is a multimedia journalist for News 5 WCYB.

Olivia Bailey

Olivia Bailey

Olivia Bailey is a multi-media journalist for News 5 WCYB. She is a native of Chilhowie, Va., and graduate of Emory & Henry College.

Tiana Bohner

Tiana comes to the Tri-Cities from Boston where she studied Broadcast Journalism at Boston University. While in college, Tiana interned at CNN in Atlanta as well as local stations in Boston and Honolulu.

Kristi O'Connor

Kristi O’Connor is a multimedia journalist and producer for News 5 WCYB. While in school, she reported, produced and anchored for the school TV station and served as editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper.

Maggie Smolka

Maggie Smolka graduated Magna Cum Laude from Emerson College in Boston with her B.S. in Journalism, and then joined the WCYB news team in the Tri-Cities in July, 2015.

Heather Williams

Heather Williams joined News 5 WCYB in August of 2015 as the weekend sports anchor and a multimedia journalist. She has worked for stations in Chattanooga and Nashville.

Ricky Matthews

Ricky Matthews is the weekend morning meteorologist at News 5 WCYB. Ricky is also an avid pilot, having learned from his grandfather.

Greg Richards

Greg is a multi-media journalist at WCYB, the #1 station in the Tri-Cities of Tennessee and Virginia. When he started in 2015, he brought four years of experience working in television newsrooms.