Cincinnati Station Hires New Traffic Anchor

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel 

WLWT has hired a new morning traffic anchor.

Vanessa Richardson joins the NBC-affiliate in Cincinnati, Ohio from Indianapolis where she was on-air as a freelancer in various capacities.

“Vanessa is a great addition to our top-rated WLWT News 5 Today morning team,” said WLWT News Director Jeff Benscoter. “We know how important it is to get our viewers to work and school on time and safely. Vanessa’s energy, enthusiasm, and work ethic will be evident immediately to our viewers.”

Richardson worked in the digital department at WTHR-TV. She was also the voice of entertainment report and sports reports for the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Show.

Vanessa is a graduate of the University of Indianapolis.