WLIO multimedia journalist, Camri Nelson, has come to us from the Cincinnati-area.
Prior to college the Philadelphia-native was introduced to broadcast journalism her freshman year of high school. While in high school she was the re-occurring news anchor for the “Highlander”, the school’s news show. After graduating from Highlands High School in 2013 she went on to pursue a degree in journalism at the University of Cincinnati.
While at UC she was the president of UC’s chapter of Society of Professional Journalist, the UC chapter programming director for the National Association of Black Journalists, and the UC chapter president of The Society of Leadership and Success (Alpha Sigma Pi). She is also a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Incorporated.
In the spring of 2017 she graduated with her Bachelor’s of Arts and Science in Journalism and also earned a broadcast journalism certificate.
After graduating from UC in 2017 she moved to Lima, Ohio to pursue a business reporter position at The Lima News. While there she received the Best Business Writer Award from the Ohio Associated Press.
Now as a multimedia journalist at WLIO she can be seen covering various events in the community. She is someone committed to remaining objective and accurate.
Whenever Camri isn’t busy working hard, she enjoys reading autobiographies, roller skating, listening to music, spending time with her dog ,Foxy, hanging out with family and friends and traveling.