Steven Hernandez

Steven Hernandez


Cleveland, Ohio

Steven Hernandez is a bilingual multimedia journalist who joined 19 News in July of 2019.

Steven was born in Teaneck, New Jersey but spent most of his childhood in the Dominican Republic. He moved back to New Jersey when he was 12, where he first discovered his passion for journalism after visiting the CBS News headquarters in New York City.

In college, Steven worked as a reporter for WOUB-TV while studying at Ohio University. He also published a story on little league baseball players in Argentina, “The Silver Diamond,” after visiting the city of Buenos Aires. He graduated from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University in 2019.

Now, Steven is a English and Spanish-language reporter for 19 News, as well as the Friday anchor for our digital, Spanish-language broadcast, “Cleveland Al Día.

Steven enjoys watching all sports, from American football to “fútbol,” building computers and playing his guitar.

Recent Articles by Steven

  ‘I wanted to see the games’: Cleveland man arrested for jumping fence at Progressive Field explains why he did it

  Members of Hispanic catholic community in Youngstown protest diocese decisions

  Back the Blue and With Peace We Protest rallies held in downtown Cleveland

  Hispanic family in Cleveland to continue online schooling, even with new language barriers

  Northeast Ohio lawyer honors first responders with song during coronavirus crisis

  Cleveland Mexican Cultural Committee plans virtual celebration on Cinco de Mayo

  Couple left stranded after Noah’s Event Venue goes under

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  After snowstorm, ODOT and other cleaners help keep streets safe

  Mother makes plea to find Harley Dilly as community organizes search

  Widower faces cross-examination in deadly Cleveland carjacking trial

  Puerto Ricans in Cleveland concerned over wave of earthquakes beneath island

  Jury trial begins for Cleveland man charged in deadly carjacking

  Search still on for missing dog after Wellington house fire

  Grocery customers adjusting to Cuyahoga County’s new plastic bag ban

  Cleveland church needs fire security updates to house homeless

  Lowe’s store in Elyria hosts Christmas lunch after receiving anonymous Santa letter asking for food

  East Cleveland mentorship program distributes blankets in wake of tragic death of 13-year-old

  Unidentified man apologizes to Bedford small business owner for taking model train, hands over $400

  Shops in Berea prove Small Business Saturday is full of surprises

  Faithful volunteers help serve Thanksgiving meals for homeless in Cleveland

  Cleveland Police special unit officers are in short supply--why?

17th annual HBCU college fair draws thousands of students aiming for higher education

  Man returns to Akron Children’s hospital for book about Ohio Turnpike crash that killed his wife and seriously injured his 2 sons

  Man who tragically died in Lake Erie was barber from Collinwood

  Akron house fire leaves two injured and taken to the hospital

  Lung cancer survivor’s story shows how Ohio can improve treatment

Fallen Cleveland Police officer Derek Owens honored with memorial park

  Parma levy intended to help fix roads voted down by less than 200 votes

  First responders, residents honor firefighter who died helping crash victims