Beth Sweeney

Beth Sweeney


Evansville, IN

In the fall of 2005, Beth joined the 14 News team anchoring with Dan Katz weekday mornings on 14 News Sunrise. In 2014, Beth made the jump to evening newscasts and is now co-anchoring 14 News at 4:00 and 14 News at 5:00. 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 Ark Crisis Child Care Center in Evansville where she served as a board member for 8 years. She volunteers with Habitat for Humanity, building homes in Maryland, Ohio, South Carolina, Illinois and her home state of Kentucky. Beth 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 resides in Evansville with her husband and son, Oliver.

Fast Facts:

Talents & Hobbies: running, hiking, playing piano and watching UK basketball Favorite

TV Shows: "Scandal," and "Grey's Anatomy"

Favorite Movies: "Steel Magnolias"

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 Facts: During her time in Los Angeles, Beth got the chance to interview several Hollywood stars including Heidi Klum, Tyra Banks, Jimmy Smits, Andrea Bocelli and Kevin Spacey. Beth also climbed one of the Seven Summits, Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa.

Recent Articles by Beth

  Prison guard indicted on drug charges

  Ruby Concrete set to reopen in Madisonville

  Civil complaint filed against Vectren on behalf of victims of Evansville home explosion

  Judge denies motion from Kristy Kelley’s dad to seal files

  Ellis Park could be getting new owners again

  Keeping the Faith: Tri-State woman honored in Kentucky Oaks Survivors Parade

  14 News Special Report: Waiting to Live

  Evansville non-profit helps homeless in frigid weather

  New details released on sexual misconduct allegations involving Tri-State priest

  Man comes forward with sex abuse allegations against Catholic priest

Fire destroyed two homes and car in Ohio County

Crossroads Church issues statement on firing of lead pastor

Little Caesar’s Love Kitchen coming to Salvation Army

  Peace of Mind: Easing back-to-school anxiety

  Nina and Pinta replica ship tours coming to Owensboro

  Peace of Mind: Suicide Survivor

Birthday celebration held for Mesker Park Zoo's grey gibbon

Feds: 8 former employees of Armstrong Coal indicted by a grand jury for lying about miner safety

Healthy is for Everyone: New exhibition opens at Evansville Museum

  14 News Exclusive: Hercules home explosion survivors 1 year later

  Roach sentenced in Aleah Beckerle case

Aleah Beckerle's family speaks out after Roach murder trial

First on 14 News: Lead detective in Aleah Beckerle investigation reacts to Roach trial verdict

Evidence provides inside look into Roach murder trial

Terrence Roach found not guilty of murder

Friday After 5 entertainment moved indoors

Gunshot narrowly misses EPD officer as 12 bullets hit cruiser

Body cam, security video helping piece together events during Friday shooting

Evansville city pools opening soon

HomeGoods store coming to Evansville