Damon Maloney joined 19 News in December 2016 as a multi-media journalist. In 2019, he was named co-anchor of 19 News This Morning.
Damon is a two-time Emmy winner in the category of live reporting.
This is a return to Ohio. Damon knows Northeast Ohio well from his time working as an anchor and reporter in Youngstown, Ohio.
The Minnesota native started his career in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. His work there earned him two Associated Press awards for coverage of a deadly EF-3 tornado that struck the city of Mena, and a report related to a "mystery shopping" scam.
Damon most recently was an anchor and reporter in Flint, Michigan. His coverage of the Flint Water Crisis contributed to the station earning a regional Edward R. Murrow award and a Michigan Emmy.
Damon and his wife, Lindsay, are proud parents of Leo who was born May of 2020.
Damon enjoys cooking, road trips and all things arts and entertainment. He graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.
19 News is looking at Ohio's organ donor registry. Lifebanc says there's a huge need for more African Americans, and other persons of color, to sign up to be donors. Candice Monore knows first-hand the power of organ transplants.
A licensed practical nurse from Carrollton, Ohio is working in North Carolina at a long-term care facility. She accepted an 8-week crisis-contract to respond to needs presented by the coronavirus pandemic.
The families of 19-year-old Aiyanna Quitman, 20-year-old DeJuan Willis, 23-year-old Christopher Monroe and 18-year-old Jazmyne Lawson are grieving. Their murders, in September of 2019, remain unsolved. The families are yearning for information that can help police catch the killer.