WEWS Names Assistant News Director

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By Andrew Gauthier Comment

WEWS logo WEWS NewsChannel5 has named a Pittsburgh television executive as assistant news director.

Roberta Petterson comes to WEWS from WTAE in Pittsburgh, where she also held the position of assistant news director. While there, she led WTAE’s newscast development, breaking news, investigative coverage and special projects.

“Roberta’s track record of success in guiding a dynamic news staff in a multiple-platform environment will enable NewsChannel5 to continue to deliver northeast Ohio’s leading news coverage,” said WEWS News Director Jill Manuel. More…