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

  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

  ‘Wings for All’ helps people with autism get used to flying on planes

  Amherst neighborhood grappling with exorbitant utility bills can’t find relief

  After tree-planting ceremony, family of slain Lorain teen demands justice

  Patients with chronic pain protest lack of access to painkillers

  Survivors, supporters gather for 18th annual breast cancer awareness walk in downtown Cleveland

  Huron County mom whose son killed himself due to bullying is spreading kindness

  José Feliciano honored as special guest at Hispanic Convention in Cleveland

  Renovated, renamed Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse officially opens

  10 months later, family of woman killed in hit-and-run demands justice

  1-year-old girl named ‘Queen of Hearts’ during 26th Cleveland Heart Walk

  Lorain pastor denied church permit for helping homeless

  Willoughby-Eastlake high schools finally open after construction delays

  Baker Mayfield lives inside FirstEnergy Stadium in new Progressive ads

  New product aims to help first responders prevent dangerous exposure to fentanyl

  Beachwood Place developing outdoor theater, food truck lot to breathe new life into mall

  FirstEnergy Stadium to host veterans job fair Thursday

  Perry High School students face $170 fine if caught vaping in school (Should they? POLL)

  Man accused of yelling ‘n-word’ while trying to pull gun on black woman pleads not guilty (video)