Channel 8 Eyewitness News On-Air Staff Bios - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE; KLKNTV.com

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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 Storeybrook, NE, but calls Lincoln here 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 here hometown.  When she was young she participated in countless plays and musicals at the Lincoln Haymarket Theatre.More >>
  • Hannah Paczkowski

    Hannah Paczkowski

    Hannah grew up in Waterloo, Iowa, where her road to a journalism career began.  Telling stories became her passion at a young age, so she would write short stories in her bedroom.More >>
    Hannah grew up in Waterloo, Iowa, where her road to a journalism career began.  Telling stories became her passion at a young age, so she would write short stories in her bedroom.More >>
  • Brittany Paris

    Brittany Paris

    Brittany grew up in the Chicago suburb of Wood Dale, Illinois.  One of her earliest memories is sitting around her grandma's kitchen table watching the news and General Hospital.  In 2012, she and threeMore >>
    Brittany grew up in the Chicago suburb of Wood Dale, Illinois and graduated with a BA in Communications Studies from DePaul University. 
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  • Jenn Schanz

    Jenn Schanz

    Jenn grew up in Ann Arbor and Traverse City, Michigan where she and her siblings would put on talent shows.  She says that her family is her rock, her center and her biggest support system. Jenn attendedMore >>
    Jenn grew up in Ann Arbor and Traverse City, Michigan where she and her siblings would put on talent shows.More >>
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  • Channel 8 Eyewitness News Email Addresses

    Channel 8 Eyewitness News Email Addresses

    Here is a list of the Channel 8 Eyewitness News staff.  Click on the name to send an email.  It is our policy to not open attachments, unless we are sure they are virus free.  If you have something toMore >>
    Here is a list of the Channel 8 Eyewitness News staff , links to contact them via email and newsroom telephone number.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.  
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    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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  • 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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