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THE CHANNEL 8 EYEWITNESS NEWS ANCHOR TEAM

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  • Channel 8 Eyewitness News Anchor

    Rod Fowler

    Rod Fowler

    Rod Fowler grew up on a small farm near Tama, Iowa, which is between Cedar Rapids and Des Moines. As a child he helped his family raise cattle and make hay.
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    Rod Fowler grew up on a small farm near Tama, Iowa.More >>
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    Vanessa Brown

    Vanessa Brown

    Vanessa Brown comes to Lincoln from the CW affiliate, KDAF-TV, in Dallas, Texas where she was a reporter. She also served as producer and host of a weekly community service show called "DFW Closeup."More >>
    Vanessa Brown comes to Lincoln from the CW affiliate, KDAF-TV, in Dallas, Texas where she was a freelance reporter and hosted a community service program called "DFW (Dallas-Fort Worth) Closeup."More >>
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    Erika Summers

    Erika Summers

    Erika Summers was born at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lincoln. She spent some of her childhood in Syracuse, Nebraska before moving to Fort Collins, Colorado with her family.
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    Erika Summers was born in Lincoln and spent some of her childhood in Syracuse, Nebraska before moving to Fort Collins, Colorado with her family.  While working for the campus television station at CSU, she produced an investigative story about the lack of food inspectors at the university.More >>
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    Bill Schammert

    Bill Schammert

    Bill Schammert was born and raised in Lincoln where he attended Lincoln Southwest High School and graduated from UNL.More >>
    Bill Schammert was born and raised in Lincoln where he attended Lincoln Southwest High School and graduated from UNL.More >>
  • Channel 8 Eyewitness News Anchor

    Nolan Crane

    Nolan Crane

    Nolan grew up in Oakland, CA., where he played Little League Baseball, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and enjoyed camping. He says that he also enjoyed watching the news with his family.More >>
    Nolan grew up in Oakland, CA., where he played Little League Baseball, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and enjoyed camping. He says that he also enjoyed watching the news with his family.More >>
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  • Lauren Fabrizi

    Lauren Fabrizi

    After writing and editing for her high school newspaper, Lauren knew that she wanted to pursue a career in print journalism, but something changed her mindMore >>
    After writing and editing for her high school newspaper, Lauren knew that she wanted to pursue a career in print journalism, but something changed her mind.More >>
  • Jenn Hatcher

    Jenn Hatcher

    Jenn grew up in Omaha and graduated from Omaha Marian. In high school, she was the photo editor for her yearbook and attended a few different journalism camps, including one at the UNL Journalism School.More >>
    Jenn grew up in Omaha and graduated from Omaha Marian. In high school, she was the photo editor for her yearbook and attended a few different journalism camps, including one at the UNL Journalism School.More >>
  • Camila Orti

    Camila Orti

    Camila was born in Stony Brook, NY, but calls Lincoln her hometown.  When she was young she participated in countless plays and musicals at the Lincoln Haymarket Theatre. 
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    Camila was born in Stony Brook, NY, but calls Lincoln her hometown.  When she was young she participated in countless plays and musicals at the Lincoln Haymarket Theatre.More >>
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  • Channel 8 Eyewitness News Sports Director

    Brett Edwards

    Brett Edwards

    Like most youngsters, Brett Edwards spent a lot of time in the backyard of his home town of Vinton, Iowa playing sports.
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    Like most youngsters, Brett Edwards spent a lot of time in the backyard of his home town of Vinton, Iowa playing sports.   His passion for sports lead him to Wayne State College in Nebraska, where he played quarterback for the Wildcats.More >>
  • Peter Terpstra

    Peter Terpstra

    Peter grew up in Jefferson City, MO. He became interested in sports at an early age and remembers spending a good deal of his childhood and adolescence traveling the state to wrestling tournaments. BecauseMore >>
    Peter grew up in Jefferson City, MO. He became interested in sports at an early age and remembers spending a good deal of his childhood and adolescence traveling the state to wrestling tournaments.More >>
  • Ian Hest

    Ian Hest

    Ian calls Boca Raton, FL home, so the thought of moving to Nebraska was a little scary to him, at first. "I always wondered how life in Nebraska would feel, but it has exceeded every expectation imaginable.More >>
    Ian graduated with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Miami. Before coming to Channel 8 Eyewitness News, he interned at ESPN in Bristol, CT and at WOR radio in New York City.More >>
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  • Channel 8 Eyewitness News Chief Meteorologist

    Luke Dorris

    Luke Dorris

    Luke has always been drawn to weather and the affects of weather. He grew up in Edwardsville, Illinois across the Mississippi River from St. Louis. In 1993, he remembers surveying the damage caused byMore >>
    Luke has always been drawn to weather and the affects of weather and while his love for weather didn't change, he initially chose to pursue a career in engineering.More >>
  • Channel 8 Eyewitness News Meteorologist

    Sean McMullen

    Sean McMullen

    Sean McMullen had his eye on the weather at an early age.  "I would stand on the roof of our backyard shed during severe weather trying to get as close to the storms as I could", he recalls.
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    Sean McMullen had his eye on the weather at an early age.  "I would stand on the roof of our backyard shed during severe weather trying to get as close to the storms as I could", he recalls. 
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  • Kayla Bremer

    Kayla Bremer

    Kayla was born and raised a Lincolnite and a die-hard Husker Fan.  She has dedicated her Saturdays to the Big Red for as long as she can remember.  More >>
    Kayla was born and raised a Lincolnite and a die-hard Husker Fan.  She has dedicated her Saturdays to the Big Red for as long as she can remember.  
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