Beth Sweeney, 14 News Sunrise Anchor at WFIE - 14 News, WFIE, Evansville, Henderson, Owensboro

Beth Sweeney

Email: bsweeney@14News.com

In the fall of 2005, Beth joined the 14 News team. You can wake up with her and Dan Katz weekday mornings on 14 News Sunrise.

Before coming to Evansville, Beth worked as a morning traffic reporter at KTLA, the WB station in Los Angeles, and as a morning traffic reporter for a local cable channel in Lexington, KY. 

Beth earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Kentucky, and then went on to attend Northeastern University's Graduate School of Journalism in Boston, MA.

In her free time, Beth volunteers with Habitat for Humanity. So far, she's helped build houses in Maryland, Ohio, South Carolina, Illinois and her home state of Kentucky. She also helps with the American Reads program, a national literacy campaign focusing on children.

As a recovered scoliosis patient, Beth serves as a mentor for young scoliosis patients and encourages students to undergo scoliosis screenings in schools.

Beth also enjoys running for charity, participating in the annual Race for the Cure benefiting the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, and the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

Beth is the middle of three sisters and enjoys spending time with her two nieces and nephew!

Beth begins her workday at 3:00 a.m. She enjoys waking up the Tri-State's early risers, working with the Sunrise Team, and meeting the great folks from around the community.

Fast Facts:
Talents & Hobbies: running, playing piano and watching UK basketball
Favorite TV Shows: "American Idol," "The Apprentice" and "Grey's Anatomy"
Favorite Movies: "Steel Magnolias" and "An Affair to Remember"
Favorite Quote: "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi
The Perfect Day: Would be spent relaxing with her family.
Interesting Fact: During her time in Los Angeles, Beth got the chance to meet several Hollywood stars including Heidi Klum, Tyra Banks, Jimmy Smits, Andrea Bocelli and Kevin Spacey!

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