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Winnie Wright

FOX13’s Good Morning Memphis Weekend Anchor and Reporter

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This time last year we fostered this little quarantine pup. Lizzie (now Piper) was the BEST. We truly hated to see her go (tears were shed).

I’m happy to report Piper is happy, healthy, & thriving. Her mommies keep me up to date. It brings such joy to my ❤️.
#ThrowbackThursday

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Was just thinking about the war in Afghanistan this morning, about how the 20 year anniversary of the U.S.’ longest conflict was approaching, & reflecting on the fact that many don’t even realize we are still at war. 20 years seems long enough.
http://www.cnn.com/2021/04/13/politics/biden-afghanistan-withdrawal/index.html

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Winnie Wright 2021 News Reel

Fentanyl becoming more common in Central AR, as dealers use it to 'cut' other drugs.

Disgraced rental company, Global Ministries Foundation, operating again in Memphis under new name

Resume

Winnie Wright

TV News Reporter

  • Reporting News 85% 85%
  • Public Speaking 80% 80%
  • Being Awesome 90% 90%

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Experience:

KTHV: Anchor/Multi-Media Journalist – Little Rock, AR Oct 2015 – Present

On a day-to-day basis at THV11, I am leading the 6pm newscast; inside the courtroom when a controversial decision is made, at the prison as the execution is completed, or live in the field with the exclusive information. I was featured on CBS Evening News when 28 people were shot inside a Little Rock nightclub, and reported for Tegna sister station, KHOU, after Hurricane Harvey. I am also the THV11 Saturday Morning anchor. Since I took on the role, we’ve incorporated more political interviews with state and national leaders addressing the concerns of Arkansans. Those sources were developed in my time at the State Capitol covering the 2016 Legislative Session.

WCTV News: Multi-Media Journalist – Tallahassee, FL – Oct 2013 – Oct 2015

As Valdosta Bureau MMJ, I was responsible for shooting, editing, and fronting all news stories an hour and a half from the luxuries of the
newsroom.

Alliance Marketing Partners: Social Media Coordinator – Atlanta, GA – March 2013-Oct 2013

Coordinated all social media efforts for clients on multiple social media outlets.

Internships:

The Walt Disney Company: Professional Intern – Celebration, Florida – June 2012–Jan 2013

Planned media events, social media, & press releases for Disney Institute & Golden Oak Resort.

City of Tuscaloosa: Intern – Tuscaloosa, AL – April 2012–June 2012

Coordinated social media, events, and interviews for the City’s Incident Command department.

WVUA-TV: Senior Reporter Tuscaloosa, AL Aug 2010-April 2012

Reporting, shooting, editing and camera skills on linear and nonlinear systems.

CNN: Guest Blogger Atlanta, GA Summer 2011

Guest Blogger for CNN.com on the rebuilding of Tuscaloosa following a deadly EF4 tornado that destroyed much of my college town.

WBRC: News Intern Birmingham, AL Summer 2011

Shadowed reporters and contributed to the station’s website and blog in a top 40 market.

Dublin City Council: Intern Dublin, Ireland Summer 2010

As the Lord Mayor’s Intern, I created his personal and professional websites, coordinated media/public relations, and managed social media.

WVUA-FM: Host Tuscaloosa, AL August 2008-May 2010

As Co-host of “The Morning Drive-Thru”, I have experience running a soundboard, hosting shows and conducting interviews.

Education:

The University of Alabama

Major: Telecommunication and Film & Political Science

Minor: International Studies

GPA: 3.8

  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars – The Golden Key Society
  • PRSSA
  • Lambda Sigma Pi – Alpha Delta Pi Sorority – Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
  • Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society – Freshman Forum – President’s List
  • Alabama Student Society for the Comm. Arts – Student Executive Council for the CCIS

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