Austin James

Daybreak Producer

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5:30 A.M. to 7:00 A.M. each Weekday

304-485-6397, Ext. 125

Austin James joined TheNewsCenter in July, 2017, as our Daybreak Producer.

Austin James joined TheNewsCenter in July, 2017, as our Daybreak Producer.

Austin has lived his whole life in the Mid-Ohio Valley, and believes it's a wonderful place to call home.

He lives in Marietta with his wife, Julianne, and their two dogs.

Austin attended both Marietta College and West Virginia University of Parkersburg, then worked for 5 years in the news department of a local radio station, before joining TheNewsCenter.

He has a tremendous passion for the Mid-Ohio Valley region, and is dedicated to making sure all stories here at TheNewsCenter are accurately reported, engaging, and compelling.

Austin also schedules the in-studio interviews for Daybreak, and wants people and organizations across the area to contact him to promote their organization's upcoming community events.

Austin is so excited to be a part of TheNewsCenter.

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Lebanon's prime minister puts surprise resignation on hold

The announcement was the latest twist following weeks of political uncertainty in Lebanon, and came after Saad Hariri's shock resignation in Saudi Arabia.

Family 'terrified' as Trump moves to end Haitians' protected status

The Trump administration has announced it plans to end "temporary protected status" for tens of thousands of Haitians who have lived and worked in the U.S.

U.S. Navy aircraft crashes into sea off Japan, 11 aboard

The USS Ronald Reagan is conducting search and rescue operations for 11 passengers and crew on the U.S. Navy aircraft flying from Okinawa, Japan.

Dramatic video shows escape, shooting of North Korean defector

North Korea's actions violated the agreement ending the Korean War because soldiers fired across and physically crossed the border, the U.N. Command says.

Roy Moore weighs legal action against female accusers

Repeating that he had never behaved inappropriately with women, Moore said of possible litigation: "We're getting proof. We'll continue to do that."

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