Emily Hamilton Staff Photo.jpg

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!

Download our streaming app on your favorite device.  Click here for more.

Download our streaming app on your favorite device. Click here for more.