Dennis Bright

Assignment Editor

Connect With Me

dennis.bright@thenewscenter.tv

304-485-6387

Dennis Bright joined WTAP as Assignment Editor in September 2016.

Dennis Bright joined WTAP as Assignment Editor in September 2016.

Dennis has enjoyed a long career in journalism and is excited about getting involved in the community. He returns to the Mid-Ohio Valley after working for 15 years as a wire editor and copy editor at The Columbus Dispatch, in Columbus, Ohio.

Before that, Dennis was a copy editor at the Parkersburg News and Sentinel for 12 years. He also worked as a sports editor, general-assignment reporter and news editor at The Logan Banner in Logan, W.Va.

Dennis graduated from Marshall University, where he worked for the student newspaper, The Parthenon, and for WMUL-FM radio.

Dennis has been married to his wife Cheryl since 2007. He is a native of Webster Springs, W.Va. and a graduate of Webster County High School.

He is a big fan of Marshall athletics, especially football and basketball. He’s also a fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Columbus Blue Jackets.


Live Streams

NBC News Headlines

Program Aims to Keep OB/GYNs in Rural America

A new program aims to encourage obstetricians and OB/GYNs working in rural America, so women don't have to travel for hours to give birth in maternity wards

Thousands March in Boston to Counter 'Free Speech Rally'

Thousands of counter-protesters marched in Boston to confront right-wing "free speech" demonstrators on Saturday after the deadly white nationalist rally in Virginia last weekend.

Wife of Man Killed in Spain Attack Lost 'Love of My Life'

California residents, Heidi Nunes-Tucker, 40, and Jared Tucker, 42, were celebrating their first wedding anniversary when they decided to visit a friend in Barcelona.

Six Police Officers Shot in Separate Incidents, Two Dead

One police officer was killed and five others seriously wounded in three separate shootings in Florida and Pennsylvania late Friday.

Train Derails in India, About 20 Killed, Dozens Injured

A train came off the tracks in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, killing at least 14 people and wounding dozens more as carriages slammed into each other, a local official said.

Inside Edition