Scott Schneider named FOX19 evening anchor

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - WXIX-TV is pleased to announce that Scott Schneider has been named as the news anchor for FOX19 Evening News at 6:30 and The FOX19 10 O'Clock News.

Scott will co-anchor both newscasts with FOX19's Tricia Macke. "It is important for us to keep the momentum from our #1 finish in late news from May," said FOX19 General Manger Bill Lanesey, "we felt that after watching Scott on that show for several weeks that he is the perfect anchor to allow us to do just that."

In addition to manning the anchor desk with Macke, Scott will be contributing to FOX19's Reality Check segments and play a major role in the newly formed Investigative Reporting Unit.

"We wanted to hire someone who shares our commitment to balanced news and who can be more than just a talking head behind a desk." said FOX19 News Director Kevin Roach.  "Scott is a working anchor who continually rolls up his sleeves to investigate the stories relevant to our community."

Schneider joined FOX19 Balanced News in May after anchoring for 14 years in Youngstown, Ohio.  He's spent the last 15 years in Ohio where he met Kimberly, his wife of 10 years, who is an Ohio native.

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