Take a look back at WCPO-TV history
WCPO-TV went on the air July 26, 1949. At that time, WCPO was broadcasting 75 to 80 hours per week.
"Channel 9 News: In The Beginning" was written by Allan White and was last updated in February 1999.
Meet the Team
Kathrine Nero came to WCPO-TV in 1998 from her hometown Memphis, which is evident in her slight (at least she considers it slight) southern drawl.
Clyde is still going strong after more than 25 years of reporting and anchoring in Cincinnati and continues to be one of the most respected broadcast journalists working in the city.
Carol Williams anchors WCPO newscasts at 5,6, and 11. She considers herself lucky to have covered 21 years of news in Cincinnati, including the Bengals' trip to the Superbowl, Presidential debates and conventions, the Bearcats' trip to the Final Four, and uniquely Cincinnati events such as the WEBN Fireworks.
30-time Emmy winner Brendan Keefe was named Best Reporter by the Ohio Associated Press in 2011, and Best Photographer in 2012. He serves as Anchor and Chief Investigator for WCPO.
At the age of three, Tanya's family moved to Finneytown, where she lived until graduating from Finneytown High School. She attended the University of Tennessee and the University of Cincinnati, where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
Emmy Award-winning meteorologist Steve Raleigh is WCPO-TV's Chief Meteorologist.
WCPO in the News
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WCPO, Channel 9, the Tri-State’s ABC affiliate, announced today that on Wednesday, December 8 at 2:05 a.m., the station will transition to its new, 910 kilowatt (Effective Radiated Power) transmitting facility. WCPO’s signal will move from its current VHF frequency to the stronger UHF band.
Anchor/Reporter Brendan Keefe picked up six awards. Hagit Limor and Tony Mirones were also nominated.
Channel 9 is a media partner of Go Vibrant Cincinnati to help Cincinnati become one of the top 10 healthiest cities in America in 10 years.
The Ohio Valley Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced Monday that three WCPO-TV Channel 9 reporters are nominated for a total of nine Emmy Awards.
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