Dennis Bright

Assignment Editor

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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.


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