TOM JOHNSON - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Action News Reporter


Tom became a freelance reporter for Action News after five successful years in South Carolina, where he was an award-winning anchor/reporter.

After graduating from the University of Georgia with a degree in broadcast journalism, Tom began his TV career at WSAV-TV in Savannah, Ga.

Tom has received numerous awards for his work, including a 1998 Southern Regional Emmy Award for Best Feature Program. Two years later, he was nominated for another Southern Regional Emmy in General News Reporting. Other awards that he has won include three South Carolina Association of Broadcasters Star Awards and seven Associated Press Awards.

Now that he’s in northeast Ohio, Tom says he and his wife Beth are looking forward to becoming active in the community. Beth is an Action News producer. The two met years ago when they both worked at WIS-TV in Columbia, S.C.

In his spare time, he loves watching football, especially the Georgia Bulldogs and Washington Redskins. He is an avid reader and video gamer.

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