Whitney Wetzel joined the Eyewitness News team in 2015 an anchor and reporter. You can see her weeknights at 5:30 and 11:00 p.m. on WCHS-TV8 and at 6:30 p.m. on FOX 11.
Whitney was born and raised in Wheeling. She graduated with honors from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Political Science: Law & Legal Studies.
Prior to joining Eyewitness News, Whitney was an anchor and reporter at WKYT in Lexington, Kentucky. She also worked as an anchor and reporter at WDTV in Bridgeport, West Virginia. In college, Whitney was an anchor for WVU News and interned at CNBC Europe when she studied abroad in London, England.
Whitney is actively involved with the American Heart Association, often serving as the Master of Ceremonies at many events held throughout the year in the Tri-State. When she's not working or volunteering, you can find Whitney in the gym, spending time with friends at local restaurants or cheering on the Mountaineers.