Olivia Caridi

Olivia Caridi

POSTED: 5:08 PM May 19 2014   UPDATED: 2:34 PM Jul 13 2015

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Olivia Caridi is an Austin, Texas native who is excited to be living in the Tri-Cities. Olivia anchors the weekend news at 6 and 11pm on WCYB and the 10pm news on Fox Tri-Cities. She also reports during the week for the 5, 5:30 and 6pm newscasts on WCYB.

She moved to the area days after graduating from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas in 2014 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in English. She studied in the Bob Schieffer College of Communication, where she worked hands-on with her professors on writing and preparing for newscasts. She is thankful to have a degree from a university that offered her chances to meet and get advice from the top journalists, such as CBS News' Bob Schieffer and Scott Pelley. During her summers, Olivia interned at WFAA-TV in Dallas and Fox Sports Southwest alongside Emmy award-winning anchors, reporters and producers.

In her free time, you can find Olivia supporting the TCU Horned Frogs and the Dartmouth Big Green, where her sister plays volleyball. She also loves to exercise, read and hike.

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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"Stuff the Bus" donations to stock up Teacher Supply Depot

Do you have any new or used school supplies laying around your home? Greene County teachers and students would be happy to have them for the "Stuff the Bus" campaign.

$150,000 fundraiser to renovate Capitol Theater facade, marquee

Greeneville's Capitol Theater is looking for $150,000 to update its facade.

Cherokee Elementary teachers deliver school supply gifts to students

A simple gesture by Cherokee Elementary School teachers today should ease the back-to-school transition for young students.

Cherokee Elementary slowly spending $100K Ellen Show prize

Cherokee Elementary School is still on cloud nine after winning $100,000 on The Ellen Show.

JC Mall ready to hand out $25,000 to local schools

The money that people spend at The Mall at Johnson City over the next few weeks will translate into $25,000 for local schools.

Johnson City Mall will reach full capacity with new DSW store

The Mall at Johnson City will soon reach 100 percent capacity for the first time in at least 13 years with a new business under construction.

Muslim Community Center on high alert after online threat

The Muslim Community Center of Northeast Tennessee, located in Johnson City, is under tighter surveillance after receiving an online threat. 

Bluff City woman gets 15 years for attempted murder of husband

A Sullivan County judge sentenced a Bluff City woman who pleaded guilty to poisoning her husband for three years before shooting him in the back.

Kids get new backpacks, school supplies at Back to School Picnic

Big Brothers Big Sisters is hoping a new backpack full of school supplies will get Kingsport kiddos excited for school! 

Wise Co. wants drone industry to take off, grow economy

Drones could be the key to economic and job growth in southwest Virginia.

Greeneville accepting applications for Citizens Academy

If you're interested in learning how Greeneville's town government works, its Citizens Academy is probably for you.

Tom Ferguson stepping down from Greene County Partnership

The president and CEO of the Greene County Partnership is stepping down.


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