Omaha Station Hires Nebraska Native

By Kevin Eck 

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Abbie Petersen has joined Omaha ABC affiliate KETV as a reporter.

“Hey Omaha! So proud to finally announce I will be working as a reporter for Omaha’s News Leader, KETV NewsWatch 7!” Petersen wrote on Twitter. “Anyone who knows me, knows this has been my dream job since I was a little girl. Could not be more excited to join the KETV team.”

Petersen is an Omaha native who graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln before starting her career at KOLN in Lincoln.