Michele Newell joined the ABC6/FOX28 news team in August 2014 as a multimedia journalist.
Originally from Pittsburgh, she is thrilled to experience all Columbus has to offer.
Michele previously produced and wrote for KDKA radio and TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She left Pittsburgh to report in Steubenville, Ohio.
Michele covered the aftermath of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti. In scorching temperatures, she lugged around a camera on the back of an old pickup truck documenting some of the hardest hit areas.
Michele studied at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and has a Degree in Communications Media.
In her spare time, she loves mentoring young women and spending time with her family. She is a member of the Columbus Urban League of Young Professionals.
You can watch her reports weekdays at 5 and 6PM on ABC 6 News. You can also catch her at the crack of dawn on the weekend edition of Good Day Columbus.