Cyreia Sandlin will be the weekend news anchor for WISN 12

Cyreia Sandlin will be the weekend news anchor for WISN 12

WISN 12 welcomes anchor and veteran reporter to anchor desk

MILWAUKEE, WI (July 12, 2022) – WISN 12 has named Cyreia Sandlin as the station’s new weekend evening news anchor. Beginning July 25, 2022, Sandlin will join meteorologist Daji Aswad at 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on Saturdays, as well as Sundays at 5:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Sandlin replaces Kristin Pierce, who recently took on new duties as weekday co-anchor alongside Derrick Rose for WISN 12 News at 4:00 p.m. In addition to her role as presenter, Sandlin will also provide reporting during weekday newscasts. in the South, Cyreia brings deep journalistic knowledge and experience from many cities and communities across the country,” says Jan Wade, President and CEO of WISN 12. Prior to coming to WISN 12, Sandlin served as co-anchor of the morning newscast at WTOC-TV in Savannah, Georgia. In addition to being an anchor, she has also worked in various news roles such as reporting, editing, and writing at television stations in New York, Columbia, Missouri, and Peoria, Illinois. “We are very excited to welcome Cyreia to the WISN 12 press team,” adds Wade. “Her commitment to storytelling that impacts the community is what we look for every day. We look forward to the contributions it will make to our viewers. Sandlin earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri School of Journalism and graduated with honors. While in college, Sandlin spent five months studying journalism abroad while living in Brussels, Belgium. This helped lay the foundation for her experience in international reporting while working for Thomson Reuters Television News. “I am beyond excited to begin the next chapter of my career at WISN 12 News,” Sandlin shares. “This station’s commitment to telling powerful stories and covering breaking news is what every journalist dreams of. After nearly 11 years away, I am thrilled to return to the Midwest, where I was born and raised. I look forward to sharing Milwaukee’s stories and meeting the people who make southeastern Wisconsin communities so special. As a longtime supporter of many arts organizations, I look forward to exploring Milwaukee’s vibrant arts scene,” adds Sandlin.

MILWAUKEE, WI (July 12, 2022) – WISN 12 has named Cyreia Sandlin as the station’s new weekend evening news anchor. Beginning July 25, 2022, Sandlin will join meteorologist Daji Aswad at 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on Saturdays, as well as Sundays at 5:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.

Sandlin replaces Kristin Pierce, who recently took on new duties as weekday co-anchor alongside Derrick Rose for WISN 12 News at 4:00 p.m.. In addition to her anchoring role, Sandlin will also provide reporting during weekday newscasts.

“From the Midwest to the East Coast, to positions in the South, Cyreia brings deep journalistic knowledge and experience from many cities and communities across the country,” said Jan Wade, President and CEO of WISN 12.

Prior to coming to WISN 12, Sandlin served as a morning newscast co-anchor at WTOC-TV in Savannah, Georgia. In addition to being an anchor, she has also worked in various news roles such as reporting, editing, and writing at television stations in New York, Columbia, Missouri, and Peoria, Illinois.

“We are very happy to welcome Cyreia to the WISN 12 press team,” adds Wade. “Her commitment to storytelling that impacts the community is what we seek out every day. We look forward to the contributions she will make to our viewers.

Sandlin earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri School of Journalism and graduated with honors. While in college, Sandlin spent five months studying journalism abroad while living in Brussels, Belgium. This helped lay the foundation for her experience in international reporting when she worked for Thomson Reuters Television News.

“I’m beyond excited to begin the next chapter of my career at WISN 12 News,” Sandlin shares. “This station’s commitment to telling powerful stories and covering breaking news is what every journalist dreams of. After almost 11 years away, I am thrilled to return to the Midwest, where I was born and raised. I look forward to sharing Milwaukee’s stories and meeting the people who make up the Southeast communities

Wisconsin so special. As a longtime supporter of many arts organizations, I look forward to exploring Milwaukee’s vibrant arts scene,” adds Sandlin.

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