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KOCO-TV anchor Edwards covering tornado

By on May 21, 2013 in Academic News, Alumni News with 0 Comments

WENDELL-EDWARDS-jpgAbilene Christian University journalism graduate Wendell Edwards (’92) is helping Oklahoma City’s KOCO-TV5 provide live coverage of the aftermath of yesterday’s deadly tornado in nearby Moore, Okla.

Edwards, a 2005 recipient of the Gutenberg Award for distinguished career achievement from ACU’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, anchors Eyewitness News 5 in The Morning.

Prior to joining KOCO-TV in 2009, he served as a general assignment reporter at KHOU-TV in Houston, Texas. He also reported and anchored for WOOD-TV News 8 in Grand Rapids, Mich., and WIS News-10 in Columbia, S.C.

A seven-time all-America hurdler for the Wildcats who twice was named academic all-America, he participated in the 1992 Olympic Trials in track and field.

Watch KOCO-TV’s live coverage here.

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About the Author: Ron Hadfield is editor of ACU Today magazine and assistant vice president for university communication at Abilene Christian, where he began work in 1983 overseeing Creative Services at his alma mater.
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