The CBS 42 Morning News with Art Franklin adds new co-anchor – Google Alerts

Posted: Jul 22, 2019 / 10:09 PM UTC / Updated: Jul 22, 2019 / 10:09 PM UTC

Alissa Rothermich (CBS 42)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – WIAT CBS 42 announced Monday Alissa Rothermich will join Art Franklin on the award-winning “CBS 42 Morning News with Art Franklin.” Rothermich is an Emmy-nominated anchor and reporter who will debut on Sept. 5.

“Alissa
brings a wealth of experience to CBS 42 and has already embraced Central
Alabama as home. I am looking forward to working with her each morning, as
a team, to tell stories that matter and bring a little fun into
the homes of our viewers,” said Art Franklin.

“I have
admired the work CBS 42 News has produced for many years and am excited to join
a team of journalists who are focused on the needs of our community. The energy
and dedication Art Franklin brings to the newscast each morning are palpable. I
look forward to working alongside him, and the rest of the morning team, as we
bring breaking news, weather, and traffic to Central Alabama every morning,”
said Rothermich.

Before
joining CBS 42, Rothermich worked as an evening anchor at KMOV in St. Louis. She
played an instrumental role in the community during the aftermath of Michael
Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri, while hosting town hall discussions to
advance conversation among community leaders and citizens.

Rothermich’s
TV news career has included work in Lafayette, Louisiana and Fort Myers,
Florida. She is an alumna of Southern Methodist University in Dallas. 

She
and her husband, Dr. Marc Rothermich, lived in Birmingham during his fellowship
training at Andrews Sports Medicine and realized very quickly that Central
Alabama was where they wanted to plant roots and raise their family. In their
spare time, they love to hike, and they enjoy outdoor activities. They have two
children.

Rothermich
looks forward to getting involved in the Birmingham community. She has a
special place in…

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