Former Reporter Runs For Ohio House

By Andrew Gauthier 

The State Journal

After 29 years as a television broadcaster in the Ohio Valley, former WTRF-TV reporter Jerry Echemann says he wants to serve Eastern Ohio in a new way.

Echemann is running for the Ohio House of Representatives, 95th District. He has gained the endorsement of Representative John Domenick, D-Jefferson.

“In a crowded field of candidates, I am thrilled to have John’s endorsement,” Echemann said. “Voters showed their confidence in John by electing him to the maximum number of terms. Now I am thrilled to earn that trust.”

Echemann 51, lives in Martins Fery along with his wife and two sons. More…