Boston Hearst station WCVB has hired Ben Simmoneau as an anchor and reporter.
Starting Wednesday, July 6, Simmoneau will anchor the 5 p.m. newscast alongside J.C. Monahan for the ABC affiliate and the 10 p.m. on its MeTV affiliate alongside Maria Stephanos.
“Ben is an award-winning, news-breaking journalist, an experienced anchor, and solid investigative reporter. His many skills will be a valuable asset to WCVB’s outstanding news team,” said president and gm Bill Fine. “We’re confident that the addition of Ben will help to continue our news leadership position in the market.”