Erin Simonek

Erin Simonek

Digital Content and Investigative Producer

Erin started at 19 News as an intern and has worked as a digital content and investigative producer since February 2019. She is a senior at Kent State University studying broadcast journalism and public relations. Erin has held positions at Kent State's award-winning television station, TV2 as a reporter, anchor, producer and digital director since fall of 2016. Starting in August 2019, she will begin her role as News Director of TV2. Erin's passion for storytelling started early on, with her two favorite classes being 'Journalism' and 'Broadcasting' at North Royalton High School. In 2016, she placed top-20 in the Miss Ohio Scholarship Program. When she's not busy working in a newsroom, Erin enjoys traveling, cooking and spending valuable time with her friends and family.


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Recent Articles by Erin

RTA offering free rides Saturday for Cuyahoga50 Anniversary Celebration

  Cranwood post office to temporarily relocate following car crash

Tim McGraw concert at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium canceled

Indians players volunteer at Cleveland APL

Animal rights group captures gruesome video of chickens being thrown into dumpster after crash

Cleveland Water Lantern Festival rescheduled to August date

June 4 is SAFE Day: promoting gun safety in the home

North Canton man indicted for defrauding Medicare and Medicaid out $2 million

  Here’s an inside look at the ongoing Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse renovations

  Chipotle offers BOGO for nurses on Tuesday, June 4

Ashland University offering free tuition to education majors

Drug queen found guilty, sentenced to 12 years in prison for opioid-related homicide

Painesville bridge flowers vandalized, business owner donates

  Sights and sounds from Memorial Day parades in Cuyahoga County

Longhorn Steakhouse provides grilling tips hotline for Memorial Day

‘Script Parma’ sign set to be unveiled Saturday

Cats and dogs up for adoption at Adoptathon in Parma this weekend

Coventry Local Schools reopen Tuesday after ‘Trickbot’ virus, FBI investigating

Akron man sentenced to life in prison for 2018 murder

Two Toledo pastors sentenced for child sex trafficking, third awaiting sentence

Accused meat thief caught with beef jerky in hand, steak in pants

Akron man found guilty in 2018 convenience store shooting

Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman graduates Kent State

Wheel of Fortune hosting auditions at Northfield Park

Cedar Point opened for 2019 season on Saturday

Mueller, Judiciary Committee reach deal for special counsel to testify on May 15

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center hosting camping supply volunteer and donation event

May 4, 1970: 49 years later at Kent State

Local stores participate in Free Comic Book Day

  Live Nation offering $20 concert and show tickets