Indianapolis, IN – November 1, 2013 – WISH-TV News Director Steve Bray announces two new reporters, Kylie Conway and Jeff Wagner, joining 24-Hour News 8. Both make their WISH-TV debut today, November 1, 2013
“Kylie brings a wealth of experience, drive, compassion and talent as a reporter. All of those attributes and her Hoosier sensibility make her a great fit. Likewise, we are thrilled to add someone with the skill set that Jeff brings to the table. His passion and energy are a great addition to our growing news team,” said Bray.
You could say Kylie Conway has come full circle. While attending Indiana University's Ernie Pyle School of Journalism, she got her feet wet interning at WISH-TV. After graduating IU with a BA in Broadcast Journalism, Kylie began her career at WKAG in Hopkinsville, KY. She went on to work at WNWO in Toledo, OH, WKEF/WRGT in Dayton, OH and most recently at KTVX in Salt Lake City, UT as the evening anchor. An award winning journalist, Kylie has anchored, reported and produced throughout her career, covering everything from massive wildfires and severe floods to the arrest of FLDS leader, Warren Jeffs.
“I’m excited to call Central Indiana home once again and looking forward to covering stories about my fellow Hoosiers and news that impacts their daily lives,” said Conway.
Before finding his new home in Central Indiana, Jeff Wagner was a neighbor. He was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, where found his passion for reporting in a television news class at Neuqua Valley High School. After graduating Illinois State University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, Jeff began his career at WCIA in Champaign, IL. He started at the station as a bureau reporter before taking the role of weekend anchor and reporter. Jeff was thrilled to be a part of the team awarded Best Newscast by the Illinois Broadcasters Association.
“The Midwest has been a great place to both grow up and grow my career. I look forward to starting this new chapter in my life here in Central Indiana,” said Wagner.
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