Anchor | Eve Russo joined the WFMZ news team in September of 2005. You can catch her anchoring 69 News at Sunrise and 69 News at Noon with Jaciel Cordoba on Monday through Friday. Eve's responsible for daily guest segments on the morning show, and she has created and produced segments like "Music Monday," "Ask the Anchors," "Up and Atom Science," and "Early Risin' with Eve," to name a few. She's also heavily involved in charity work in and around the Lehigh Valley, and she is an avid supporter of Cops 'n' Kids, The Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley, The State Theatre, Go Red for Women, Child Care Information Services, and other organizations that support both of our local hospitals.
Eve got her start at WBOC, a CBS affiliate based out of Salisbury, MD. During her time at WBOC, Eve worked as a General Assignment Reporter out of the Dover, Delaware, newsroom and filled in as both an anchor and producer. At WBOC, Eve won a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award and an Associated Press Award for continuing coverage of the Delaware Department of Correction Hostage Investigation. Her station also submitted her work on the same story for a Peabody Award consideration.
Born and raised in Bucks County, Eve attended Wake Forest University. There, she received a BA in Communication and a minor in Journalism. She also earned membership into the National Communication Honor Society. While at Wake Forest, Eve interned with WXII, an NBC-affiliate out of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where she worked on the morning show. Eve was also actively involved with the college station, WAKE-TV. She served on the board and appeared in a co-produced and co-created show, "The Eve and Alison Show." One day, she hopes to be able to cook, ski, and sing on Broadway.