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Kyle Adams
First Edition Weather Anchor/Reporter

Hello! I'm Kyle Adams, and am extremely excited to begin my career

as a meteorologist here at WLIO. Growing up in North Canton Ohio,

while my friends were outside playing, I would be inside glued to

the TV watching the weather...

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Tricia Bell

Your News Now Reporter

I joined the Your News Now family in the Spring of 2009.

But I’m no stranger to Lima. I grew up about an hour west

of the city in the small town of Coldwater.. 

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Laura Betker

Weekend Meteorologist    

Hi Lima!  I’m very excited to continue my meteorology career

here in Northwest Ohio. After graduating from the University

of Wisconsin – Madison.  (Yes, I am a badger!)...

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David De Rurange

First Edition Co-Anchor

Everybody starts his or her career somewhere, and for me

what better place than Lima!  If you see me reporting in town,

more than likely you'll see me doing it all as a one-man band reporter.

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Jessica Dill

First Edition Co-Anchor

Hi Lima! I'm thrilled to be your new morning anchor and reporter!!

Born and raised in Cleveland, I couldn't be more excited to be back

home in Ohio where I fell in love with the world of journalism at a

young age!

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Jeff Fitzgerald
6PM Weekday Co-Anchor/Reporter

Hello! I'm Jeff Fitzgerald, and I'm the co-anchor for the 6PM

WLIO News Journal. I was born on February 27, 1965, and

I'm a lifelong Lima resident. I graduated from Lima Central

Catholic High School, and attended Ohio University,

in Athens, Ohio.

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David Herd

FOX at 5PM Anchor

Hello Limaland! Its an honor for me to be your new 5 pm anchor,

bringing you the news of the day that matter the most in
our community.

I'm thrilled to begin my broadcast career in such a beautiful town.

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Jessie Irby

Your News Now Reporter

I’ve dreamed of a career in news reporting since my childhood,

so to embark on that dream, and stay in Ohio is incredible.

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Holly Geaman Koza
Noon Edition News Anchor & Producer

In case you're at work or school during the day, I’m the

anchor/producer for our noon show, "Noon Edition"...

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Darren Maier
Chief Meteorologist

My career as an "OCM" or on-camera meteorologist began

here at WLIO-NBC LIMA in March of 2003.. and for me,

the fulfillment of a long dream come true. Prior to my arrival,

Connecticut was homebase...                                                                                                                   

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Amyre Makupson

Your News Now 6 & 11pm Co-Anchor & 10pm FOX News Anchor

Hello Lima! I am your 6 & 11PM News Anchor and 10PM FOX

News anchor...

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Tom Nartker

Reporter/Videographer

Hello Limaland! My name is Tom Nartker and I am a hometown kid,

born and raised right here in Lima...

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Mindy Pauris

Weekend Anchor/Reporter

Hi West Central Ohio!  I'm excited to be one of the newest members

of the NBC Lima news team.  Originally from Lima, I moved away

to go to college...

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James Rider

Sports Reporter

Hello, I’m James Rider, sports reporter and videographer here at

Your News Now Sports.  I am so happy to start my career in Lima.

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Sam Shriver

Reporter/Videographer

I have been involved in broadcasting since 1981, when I started as an

announcer at WERT radio in Van Wert.

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Csaba Sukosd

Sports Reporter

Hey everybody!  I'll start off with the obvious.  My name is

pronounced Cha-ba, Sue-koasd.  For the follow up, it's Hungarian.

To top it all off, I was born in Transylvania...

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Lon Tegels
News Director

I’m now heading into year eight of my duties  at WLIO-TV.

When I started, we were called the News Journal. 

Don’t ask me why, that’s just what we called when I arrived. 

A few years later we re-branded ourselves as “NBC Lima...”

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Videographers
Tom Nartker, Phil Thomas & Joe Miles

WLIO News has some impressive numbers in viewers during our newscasts.

This is due in part to the super job our news department does in covering

issues and news in West Central Ohio.

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Andy Young
Sports Anchor/Reporter

Hello everyone. I’m Andy Young, sports reporter and videographer here

at NBC Lima. I’m glad to begin my career in such a sports-lovin’ town.

I’m a May 2006 graduate of Bowling Green State University, where

I majored in broadcast journalism. While at BGSU, I was the sports

director and an anchor during my senior year for the campus television

news show, “BG 24 News.”

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