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Birthplace: Houston

Education: Journalism, B.A. from Texas Tech University

Current Position/Job Duties: Reporter at News 5

Previous Work Experience: Reporter/Anchor at KRIS 6 News in Corpus Christi, TX

Joined News 5: August 2019

Email: Emily.Hamilton@wews.com

Most Memorable Stories: Covering Hurricane Harvey in Corpus Christi and its surrounding areas as well as multiple trips to the US-Mexico border spent reporting on immigration

Awards/Honors: April 2019 - Awarded first place for "Spot Story - Individual" by the Texas AP Broadcasters for breaking news coverage of the arrest of a District Court Judge in South Texas

Favorite Sports Teams: Houston Astros, Dallas Cowboys and Texas Tech Football (sadly)

Favorite TV Program: True Detective (season one only)

Favorite Food: If it weren't frowned upon, I would eat Thai food seven days a week.

Family: My parents still live in my hometown of League City, Texas, which is a suburb of Houston. I have one younger brother who plays baseball at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas.

Pet: A three-year-old chocolate lab mix named Graham (named after former Texas Tech quarterback Graham Harrell)

Hobbies & Interests: DIY projects, trying new craft beers, running, spending time with family and friends

Something most people don't know about me: I'm left-handed

What I like best about Northeast Ohio: Everyone has been incredibly friendly! I look forward to getting to know the Cleveland community and its surrounding areas. Please reach out and say hello!

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