There’s a new WLOSer on the scene. Rex Hodge is working out of the station’s Waynesville bureau. Here’s more about Hodge from the WLOS website:
REX HODGE is thrilled to joinWLOS-TV as the station’s bureau reporter in Waynesvilleand to make the beautiful mountains of Western NorthCarolinahome.
Rex started his career intelevision news in the early ’80’safter growing up in Connecticutand graduating from Emerson Collegein Boston. He followedopportunities that took him to stations across the country including Virginia,Missouri, Pennsylvania,and Florida. Mostrecently heanchored the evening news for the ABC affiliate in Tallahassee.
While anchoring and reporting for the University of Missouri-owned,KOMU-TV, heearned his Masters degree in Journalism and reported and produced aspecialprogram on Native Americans that won a national Emmy Award. He alsotraveled towar-torn Bosniashooting and reporting a series of stories that went on to win a noteddocumentary festival. For his producing and hosting of a public affairsshow inVirginia, he won aprestigiousTelly award as well.
Outside ofwork, Rex enjoys spending time with family and friends. You might also find him on the tennis courts, bike and runningtrails,golf courses or even dance floors.