Tracy Sears (Journalist)

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Tracy, a Newport News, Virginia native, discovered her passion for broadcast reporting at a tender age, just 12 years old. Her dedication to this field led her to start volunteering at her local news station at the young age of 17.

While pursuing her education at George Mason University, Tracy embarked on internships that further enriched her skills and knowledge. She spent two years in the White House Press Room, providing essential support to the Clinton Administration and White House correspondents by assisting with news releases. Additionally, she dedicated a year to an internship at News Channel 8 in the Washington D.C. market, expanding her understanding of the media landscape.

Tracy’s professional journey commenced with a two-year stint as an anchor and reporter at KTEN-TV in Denison, Texas. In 2000, she returned to her Virginia hometown and took on a reporting and anchoring position with CBS 6. Currently, Tracy anchors the Sunday evening newscasts and delivers reports on Monday nights.

Her personal life is filled with joy and family. Tracy and her husband, Jeff, take pride in being parents to Jackson, Maddie, and Alexandra.

Throughout her career, Tracy has been recognized with numerous honors and awards. She has received accolades from The Virginia Associated Press, The Virginia Association of Broadcasters, and The RTNDA. Notably, Tracy is the recipient of the 2004 National Edward R. Murrow Award and has won the Emmy Award in 2012, 2014, and 2015. These accolades underscore her outstanding contributions to the field of broadcast journalism.

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