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Be a News Anchor with WUSA9-TV
From 9:30 am to 3:30 pm on Saturday, April 28, WUSA9-TV anchors and reporters will be mingling with Maryland Day guests in Knight Hall and at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism tent on McKeldin Mall. Check out the awesome line-up:
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Meteorologist Howard Bernstein joined 9NEWS NOW in November of 2000. You can now see him reporting the weather weekdays on the 9NEWS NOW in the mornings from 4:25-7:00 AM and again at Noon.
Andrea Roane has been with W*USA 9 since 1981, and currently co-anchors 9 NEWS NOW from 4:25 a.m. - 7 a.m. Andrea is best known to viewers for her passionate reporting on breast health issues and promoting the importance of Early Detection in the fight against breast cancer.
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Meeting new people and prose are what WUSA9 Morning Anchor Mike Hydeck enjoys most about journalism. Look for Mike weekday mornings on 9NEWS NOW from 4:25-7:00 a.m.
Kristen comes to the DC area from WBFF in Baltimore, where she was the Weekend Sports Anchor and part of the team that won the Chesapeake Bay Region AP award for Best Year Round Sports Coverage.
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Derek McGinty is the weekday anchor for 9NEWS NOW at 7pm and weeknight co-anchor for 9NEWS NOW at 11pm. From March 2001 to June 2003, he was co-anchor of ABC NEWS' overnight broadcast, World News Now, and anchor of World News This Morning. Additionally, Derek was a correspondent for "HBO's Real Sports" for 4 years.
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Anny Hong joins WUSA9 as a Meteorologist/Reporter from KOVR, the CBS affiliate in Sacramento, Calif., where she worked as a Meteorologist/Reporter/Anchor.
Monika Samtani has been involved in the Washington, DC media industry as an anchor, reporter, and producer for over 20 years.
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Topper Shutt is Chief Meteorologist for 9 NEWS NOW and appears weekdays on the station's 5pm, 6pm, 7pm & 11pm newscasts, as well as throughout the day and night during all major weather events affecting our region.
Lesli Foster is an Emmy award-winning journalist who co-anchors 9NEWS NOW at 5pm, and is the solo anchor on 9NEWS NOW at 6pm. She also leads the 9NEWS NOW Consumer Unit, covering major consumer issues that affect area residents.