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

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Elderly man probably in extremely cold water for 10 minutes

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Downtown business owners looking to start festival after Blue Plum relocation

Wine in Tennessee grocery stores

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Deadline day for Emory & Henry protest

The Emory & Henry group known as INCITES presented a list of changes for the college's administration to meet, and deadlines for those demands to be met. The first is Wednesday.

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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 multi-media journalist covering the Tri-Cities area for News 5 WCYB. She is dedicated to delivering fact-based stories and a firsthand account to the people of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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.